In their article “Four aspects to make science open “by design” and not as an after-thought”, Yaroslav Halchenko and Michael Hanke share some interesting thoughts on both data and software projects in light of open science practices, reproducibility, and data access.
Harvard’s Open Access Project has released version 1.0 of a guide to good practices for university open-access policies.
Here is a very informative article on the “Open Researcher and Contributor ID” (ORCID) by @clairebower. ORCID will grant scientists a unique identifying number, helping readers of the literature to distinguish between authors with similar names, launched this week. “But ORCID is more than a Registry, it is a community effort to embed these identifiers in research […]