Based on a global survey, this report is now in its seventh year. It provides insights into researchers’ attitudes towards and experiences of open data. With more than 5,400 respondents, the 2022 survey is the largest since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
The State of Open Data 2021 report is the sixth in the series and includes survey results and a collection of articles from global industry experts.
In order to gain insight into what impact COVID-19 has had on the international scientific community, their work and the implications for science, Frontiers conducted a survey with their editors, reviewers and authors in May and June 2020. This report outlines the findings.
Science publishing has opened up during the coronavirus pandemic. It won’t be easy to keep it that way
Scientists and science publishers are sharing information as fast as they can during the COVID-19 pandemic. Speed and openness bring new challenges, but they are the way forward for research.
Consolidating institutional repositories in a digital, free, open access publication platform for all scholarly output
This paper explains the University Journals project, and how the involved universities want to facilitate a valuable alternative publication platform that complies with Plan S principles that enables publication and dissemination of all research outcomes.
This publication focuses on foreign students and technology transfer, which is only one aspect of a broader issue - how to control the outflow of critical technology from the United States without losing benefits such as international scientific cooperation and an open academic and research...
The changing world of scholarly communication and the emerging new wave of ‘Open Science’ or ‘Open Research’ has brought to light a number of controversial and hotly debated topics. This article aims to provide a baseline evidence framework for ten of the most contested topics...
In this conceptual article, the authors argue that practicing public, social scholarship and increasing the use of social media to promote scholarship are the civic responsibility of citizen-scholars, so that research becomes more widely accessible, shareable, and usable in the public sphere.
Research libraries powering sustainable knowledge in the digital age: LIBER Europe strategy 2018-2022
The 2018-2022 LIBER Strategy, which will steer LIBER’s development over the next five years, will support LIBER libraries in facing coming changes in the European working environment such as the various initiatives in advancing Open Science.
This statement affirms the need to make Australia’s publicly funded research outputs F.A.I.R., recognising this will require different approaches across different types of research output, a long-term national commitment, and consideration of the global change agenda.
This paper endorses the FAIR Data Principles. The intent is that these may act as a guideline for those wishing to enhance the reusability of their data holdings. The FAIR Principles put specific emphasis on enhancing the ability of machines to automatically find and use...