Open Science and Its Role in Universities: A Roadmap for Cultural Change
LERU's paper discussing the eight pillars of Open Science identified by the European Commission: the future of scholarly publishing, FAIR data, the European Open Science Cloud, education and skills, rewards and incentives, next-generation metrics, research integrity, and citizen science.
Group of Organizations Collaborates on Joint Roadmap
A group of organizations building nonprofit, open-source tools for scholarship and publication has joined with open-science researchers in a new collaboration to develop a Joint Roadmap for Open Science Tools (JROST).
According to Wikipedia, Open Science is "the movement to make scientific research, data and dissemination accessible to all levels of an inquiring society, amateur or professional." That definition raises a number of questions.
Understanding the Implications of Open Citations — How Far Along Are We?
The academic discovery space seems to be buzzing again. This space has become relatively stable after the introduction and maturity of Web Scale Discovery between 2009-2013, but things seem to be hotting up once again
Open Science Conference 2018: Going into practice!
The latest developments in science policy, hands-on examples from scientific communities as well as current developments in FAIR Data in the field of research data management. This is what was on offer at the Open Science Conference from 13 to 14 March 2018 in Berlin.
Update to Analysis of Open Science Policies Finds New Activity in Multiple Countries
Open Data policy development in Europe is constantly evolving. In an effort to stay abreast of these changes on behalf of the community, the DCC, together with SPARC Europe, has recently released an update to our analysis of Open Data policies in Europe.
Open Science in the EU: Will the Astroturfers Take Over?
After years in a deadlock with publishers, researchers are keen to know whether we will now see for-profit companies and ‘astroturfers’ enter the open science landscape and undermine science in pursuit of their commercial interests, while claiming to support the struggle of researchers, who demand more say in the publishing of scholarly articles.