or-1. What makes it Open?
Describing Open Research
Image by Robin Davies / CC BY
"There are a lot of open scientists who work toward the same goals. We hope to bring about a new culture to enhance the speed of science, to improve our collective knowledge, and to make discoveries that would be impossible in the old system. That is why open research practices are important to me, and that is why every scientist should be an open scientist."
-Anthony Salvagno, from "The value of open research" blog post (CC-BY)
- Open Research on Wikipedia (CC BY-SA)
- Chapter from Martin Weller’s Book ‘The Digital Scholar: How Technology is Transforming - Scholarly Practice’, Researchers and New Technology (CC BY-NC)
- If you want reproducible science, the software needs to be open source on Ars Technica Blog (ironically the original editorial is behind Nature paywall)
- Real time online collaboration: Open Notebook Science, Polymath project, Open Science Framework (OSF)
- Citizen science: Galaxy Zoo, Nova Labs, Fold it
- Open tools: NeuroDebian, LabTrove
Take a look at a few of the resources above that explain what Open Research is, then describe it as if you were telling a friend or colleague for the first time. Open Research involves concepts explored in the Open Access and Open Data modules, so consider the overlap and interaction between what's been touched on already.
Post a link to your blog post in the discussion thread below.
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