reproducibility

Open Science by Design released by National Academies

By Ruth Lewis on July 30, 2018

A prepublication version of Open Science by Design is free-to-read at the National Academies site: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Open Science by Design: Realizing a Vision for 21st Century Research. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. Accelerating Prog...

Scholarly communications selected links from May 2018

By Ruth Lewis on May 31, 2018

In Vote to Restore Net Neutrality Rules, Several Senators Note Importance of Open Internet for Research, Education and Equity ARL [Association of Research Libraries] Policy Notes, May 16, 2018. Taylor & Francis and Cambridge University Press Join Blockchain for Peer Review Project #blockchai...

Scholarly communications selected links from March 2018

By Ruth Lewis on March 28, 2018

Preprints’ content equivalent to peer-reviewed, published? This article is getting some interesting discussion: Comparing published scientific journal articles to their pre-print versions, by Martin Klein, Peter Broadwell, Sharon E. Farb, Todd Grappone, to be published in International Jour...

News and notes for biology, May 2017

By Ruth Lewis on May 31, 2017

BMC Biology becomes the first specialist biology journal to offer Registered Reports; The scientific Odyssey: Pre-registering the voyage, by Miranda Robertson on BMC blog. You may remember that Brian Nosek talked about Registered Reports when he was here in March. Registered Reports at Center for...

Scholarly communications selected links from May, 2017

By Ruth Lewis on May 31, 2017

Preprint news: – paleorXiv [an open source platform for Paleontology preprints, developed in collaboration with the Center for Open Science] Now open for [prelaunch] submissions! – LawArXiv – Preprints.org is now included in the OSF Preprints Search. – Elsevier enters prep...

News and notes for biology, December 2016 – January 2017

By Ruth Lewis on January 31, 2017

Interested in open textbooks? You might enjoy one of these OpenStax Microbiology webinars with Senior Contributing Author Mark Scheegurt, Professor at Wichita State University. OpenStax Microbiology is produced through a collaborative publishing agreement between OpenStax and the American Society...

Scholarly communications selected links from December 2016 – January 2017

By Ruth Lewis on January 31, 2017

Lists of possibly “predatory” journals and publishers: Jeffrey Beall, Colorado librarian, removed his blog site from the web in mid-January. There was a lot of speculation about this move and much was written about the usefulness of these lists, even though their flaws are well-recogn...