Open science

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Open research


Report

The state of open data 2022

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.
Report

The state of open data 2021

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.
Survey

The academic response to COVID-19: a survey report

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.
Article

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.
Strategy

Plan S: Rights retention strategy

cOAlition S has developed this strategy to give researchers supported by a cOAlition S Organisation the freedom to publish in their journal of choice, including subscription journals, whilst remaining fully compliant with Plan S.
Journal article

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.
Report

Foreign students and technology transfer

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...
Survey

Swinburne Open Science survey (2019)

This page contains the survey administered at the Swinburne University of Technology (Melbourne, Australia) between August 19, 2019 and September 24, 2019.
Report

Creating our values: open access for Aotearoa

This report provides five recommendations for how New Zealand can improve the implementation and accessibility of open source information.
Journal article

Ten hot topics around scholarly publishing

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...
Journal article

Citizen-scholars: social media and the changing nature of scholarship

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.
Strategy

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.
Position paper

Policy statement on F.A.I.R. access to Australia's research outputs

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.
Journal article

The FAIR Guiding Principles for scientific data management and stewardship

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...