Open Science

The “Living Figure Concept”: A Tool to Boost Reproducibility in Science?

The “Living Figure Concept”: A Tool to Boost Reproducibility in Science?

Don’t miss this interesting example how scientists collaborate to continually update data charts in an article, mind you a published article in F1000Research (F1000).

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Making Science Open: A Neuroimaging Research Perspective

Making Science Open: A Neuroimaging Research Perspective

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.

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Launching New Digital Scholar Training Initiative

Launching New Digital Scholar Training Initiative

Let me begin by saying that this is an experiment: Together with colleagues at the University of Southern California and our external partners at Experiment and at Symplur, we are inaugurating a Digital Scholar Training Initiative to help researchers better utilize the Web in support of their research.

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Digital Science: Revolutionizing the Way Research is Conducted

Digital Science: Revolutionizing the Way Research is Conducted

Thomas Crouzier published an interesting article on cloud-based services to connect researchers, bring mobility to research, and open new possibilities through sharing resources.

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ORCID: “Reliably Connecting Research With Researchers”

ORCID: “Reliably Connecting Research With Researchers”

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 […]

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Using Social Media to Explore Scholarly Impact: New Evidence Via Altmetrics

New evidence that altmetrics can be a leading indicator of citation counts.

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