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The Open Update is Liberate Science's weekly digest on what's been going on in the open science space.
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Interview Kaitlin Thaney - Process of open science
In our final interview of the season, we talk to Kaitlin Thaney about how to start doing the process of open, and walk the talk. Transcript available. https://libscie.org/p/b55452db-f5a2-4d7a-9343-93743238dbb9/ Leave us a voice message with your thoughts 😊 (no log-in required) https://anchor.fm/open-update/message PS: If you want to win the book Ways of Being, leave a way to get in touch too! We’ll draw the winner on August 1st. PEOPLE behind the podcast Host: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton as adapted by Chris Hartgerink Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie RESOURCES Invest in Open Infrastructure https://investinopen.org/
24:33
July 26, 2022
Interview Meng Liu and Shilaan Alzahawi (FORRT project)
In our eight interview we talk to Meng Liu and Shilaan Alzahawi about team science, and what the UNESCO recommendation means to early-career researchers. Transcript available. https://libscie.org/p/5023b3a7-2ec0-4834-961d-2393843af350/ Leave us a voice message with your thoughts 😊 (no log-in required) https://anchor.fm/open-update/message PS: If you want to win the book Ways of Being, leave a way to get in touch too! PEOPLE behind the podcast Host: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton as adapted by Chris Hartgerink Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie Join FORRT on Slack https://join.slack.com/t/forrt/shared_invite/zt-alobr3z7-NOR0mTBfD1vKXn9qlOKqaQ
28:20
July 19, 2022
Interview Monica Granados - Organizing the open movement
In our seventh interview we talk to Monica Granados about the best practices to organize the open movement. Transcript available. https://libscie.org/p/3de53da3-630f-4f1b-9523-a38ba6f99137/ Leave us a voice message with your thoughts 😊 (no log-in required) https://anchor.fm/open-update/message PS: If you want to win the book Ways of Being, leave a way to get in touch too! PEOPLE behind the podcast Host: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton as adapted by Chris Hartgerink Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie
22:09
July 12, 2022
Interview Wendy Ingram - Improving mental health
In our sixth interview we talk to Wendy Ingram (CEO of Dragonfly Mental Health) about the best practices to improve mental health in academia. Transcript available. https://libscie.org/interview-transcript-wendy-ingram-open-update/ Leave us a voice message with your thoughts 😊 (no log-in required) https://anchor.fm/open-update/message PS: If you want to win the book Ways of Being, leave a way to get in touch too! PEOPLE behind the podcast Host: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton as adapted by Chris Hartgerink Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie RESOURCES YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/DragonflyMentalHealth Scientist's primer on depression https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRWx4ihN1Lo Mental health literacy basics https://youtu.be/vNbEdkJI2uY Basics of burnout https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2VTuTuPQw4 Dragonfly asks the experts https://youtu.be/MKlGq3jWZxI Dragonfly Programs https://dragonflymentalhealth.org/programs-and-services/
22:47
July 05, 2022
Interview Tamarinde Haven - Improving research cultures
In our fifth interview we talk to Tamarinde Haven about the best practices to improve research cultures. Transcript available. https://libscie.org/p/7aa9720e-e169-4bf2-b948-80b93df1d43b/ Leave us a voice message with your thoughts 😊 (no log-in required) https://anchor.fm/open-update/message PS: If you want to win the book Ways of Being, leave a way to get in touch too! PEOPLE behind the podcast Host: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton as adapted by Chris Hartgerink Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie
22:51
June 28, 2022
Interview James Bridle - Ways of Being
In our fourth interview we talk to James Bridle about the an artist’s perspective on science, and how we may make sense of the avalanche of information available to us. Transcript available. https://libscie.org/p/180828a2-70d7-4a33-935e-04b31300f79f/ Leave us a voice message with your thoughts 😊 (no log-in required) https://anchor.fm/open-update/message PS: If you want to win the book Ways of Being, leave a way to get in touch too! PEOPLE behind the podcast Host: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton as adapted by Chris Hartgerink Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie
25:42
June 21, 2022
Interview Iryna Kuchma - Undesired limits of open
In our third interview we talk to Iryna Kuchma about the undesired limits of open, in light of the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science. Transcript available. https://libscie.org/p/a967f07c-803e-40b8-9a88-3977a4e05f36/ Leave us a voice message with your thoughts 😊 (no log-in required) https://anchor.fm/open-update/message PS: If you want to win a little something, leave a way to get in touch too! PEOPLE behind the podcast Host: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton as adapted by Chris Hartgerink Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie RESOURCES Checklist based on UNESCO Recommendation https://libsense.ren.africa/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Checklist-for-universities-on-implementing-the-UNESCO-Recommendation-on-Open-Science.pdf LIBSENSE. (2022). A Compendium of Open Access/Open Science Policy Case Studies from African Higher Education Institutions. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6467301 More information on letter from Russian Rectors https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/russian-rectors-union-echoes-kremlin-propaganda-ukraine
21:31
June 14, 2022
Interview Samuel Moore - Limits to openness
In our second interview we talk to Samuel Moore about the desired limits of open, in light of the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science. Transcript available. Leave us a voice message with your thoughts 😊 (no log-in required) PEOPLE behind the podcast Host: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton as adapted by Chris Hartgerink Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie RESOURCES Radical Open Access Collective http://radicaloa.disruptivemedia.org.uk/ Samuel Moore’s blog https://www.samuelmoore.org/
27:37
June 07, 2022
Interview Brian Nosek - Scientific Utopia
In our first interview of season 2, we talk to Brian Nosek about the past, present, and future utopias of open science, in light of the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science. For listeners who prefer, we also have a transcript available. Leave us a voice message with your thoughts 😊 (no log-in required) PEOPLE behind the podcast Host: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton as adapted by Chris Hartgerink Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie
30:07
May 31, 2022
Season 2 teaser
Starting May 31st, the Open Update is back for its second season. In nine interviews we explore the UNESCO recommendation on open science from a variety of perspectives. Our guests include: Brian Nosek Samuel Moore Iryna Kuchma James Bridle Tamarinde Haven Wendy Ingram Monica Granados Shilaan Alzahawi and Meng Liu (from the FORRT project) Kaitlin Thaney
02:39
May 25, 2022
Open Update #52 (2022-04-12)
In this week's episode, we talk about the limitations of linking clinical trial registrations to publications and the academic CV of the future. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES OA Dashboard https://open.coki.ac/ Annual Reviews goes Open https://www.annualreviews.org/pb-assets/assets/documents/press-release/S2O_Press_Center.pdf Military research https://sciencebusiness.net/news/science-goes-war-western-allies-step-collaboration-military-research Clinical trial registrations linking https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/17407745221087456 Nature Editorial https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-00921-x Rethink CVs https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-00928-4
08:43
April 12, 2022
Open Update #51 (2022-04-05)
In this week's episode, we talk about the Cite Black Women collective and two new preprints with hard results for open data. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES UNESCO - Wikiversity https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/UNESCO_Recommendation_on_Open_Science Google Docs and Markdown http://workspaceupdates.googleblog.com/2022/03/compose-with-markdown-in-google-docs-on.html Arctic climate research https://sciencebusiness.net/climate-news/news/scientists-fear-excluding-russia-arctic-research-will-derail-climate-change Publishers on Ukraine war https://mailchi.mp/4851e2a74119/joint-publisher-statement Cite Black Women https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-00793-1 https://www.citeblackwomencollective.org/ Open data - privacy https://psyarxiv.com/ybzu9 Open data - reproducibility https://psyarxiv.com/729qt
05:02
April 05, 2022
Open Update #50 (2022-03-29)
In this week's episode, we talk about financial aid and open science, and a new analysis by the United Nations on vaccine inequities economic effects. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES CrossRef outage https://www.crossref.org/blog/outage-of-march-24-2022/ WHO Open Source Office https://socialimpact.github.com/insights/world-health-organization-OSPO-launch/ Russian ties severed https://sciencebusiness.net/news/germany-sets-out-new-details-scientific-sanctions-against-russia https://www.researchprofessionalnews.com/rr-news-uk-politics-2022-3-uk-cuts-r-d-ties-with-russia-over-ukraine-war/ Financial study aid https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/actueel/nieuws/2022/03/25/invoering-basisbeurs-voor-alle-studenten-in-hoger-onderwijsUNDP vaccine analysis https://news.un.org/en/story/2022/03/1114762
05:34
March 29, 2022
Open Update #49 (2022-03-22)
In this week's episode, we talk a bit about a new study on reproducibility of brain association studies and further effects of the war in Ukraine on scientific labor. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES Censored in China https://www.ft.com/content/63cbf209-656f-4f99-9ee3-722755c228ed COVID vaccine waiver https://www.politico.eu/article/compromise-reached-on-covid-19-vaccine-intellectual-property-rights-waiver/ UK Strikes https://www.researchprofessionalnews.com/rr-news-uk-universities-2022-3-more-strikes-start-at-38-uk-universities/ Brain association studies https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-022-04492-9 Lab supplies in Russia https://sciencebusiness.net/news/russian-labs-run-out-equipment-sanctions-begin-bite Protestware https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/big-sabotage-famous-npm-package-deletes-files-to-protest-ukraine-war/ Russian minister barring international conferences https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/21/22988994/russia-science-publication-database-conferences
06:25
March 22, 2022
Open Update #48 (2022-03-15)
In this week's episode, we talk about further developments in the research relations with Russia, and the strikes at Nigerian universities. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES Bosch Project https://www.openculture.com/2022/03/a-digital-archive-of-hieronymus-boschs-complete-works.html Ableism in the Netherlands https://www.dub.uu.nl/nl/plussen-en-minnen/cbs-beperking-voel-je-ook-hoger-onderwijs Queer it up! https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0263728 Russian Rectors https://sciencebusiness.net/news/russian-rectors-support-putin-prompts-uk-universities-cut-links https://sciencebusiness.net/news/european-university-association-suspends-russian-members-over-pro-war-statement Boycott Russian manuscripts https://www.science.org/content/article/few-journals-heed-calls-boycott-russian-papers Space cooperation https://sciencebusiness.net/news/ukraine-war-disrupting-east-west-cooperation-space CERN https://sciencebusiness.net/news/cern-physics-lab-suspends-ties-russia https://sciencebusiness.net/viewpoint/viewpoint-russia-relations-academic-freedom-and-universities-do-matter https://sciencebusiness.net/news/universities-start-scoping-out-how-help-ukrainian-academics-fleeing-war Nigerian strike https://africasacountry.com/2022/03/why-are-nigerian-academics-on-strike/ https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-00606-5
05:06
March 15, 2022
Open Update #47 (2022-03-01)
In this week's episode, we talk about the consequences of the war in Ukraine and the newly released IPCC report on climate adaptation. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES State of the Internet’s Language https://internetlanguages.org/en/ FORRT Glossary https://forrt.org/glossary/ OJS https://pkp.sfu.ca/2022/02/23/its-time-to-upgrade-ojs/ Ukraine situation https://netblocks.org/reports/internet-disruptions-registered-as-russia-moves-in-on-ukraine-W80p4k8K https://sciencebusiness.net/news/ukrainian-universities-suspend-activities-their-campuses-wake-russian-invasion https://netblocks.org/reports/twitter-and-facebook-restricted-in-russia-amid-conflict-with-ukraine-JBZrogB6 https://twitter.com/ilyamatveev_/status/1498404492009689091?s=12 https://sciencebusiness.net/news/discussion-begins-brussels-over-science-sanctions-russia https://twitter.com/Richvn/status/1498278233279803394 https://sciencebusiness.net/news/eu-should-sever-scientific-ties-russia-says-leading-german-mep IPCC Report https://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar6/wg2/ https://www.un.org/en/climatechange/ipcc-wgii-report https://www.science.org/content/article/un-panel-warns-of-global-warmings-toll-on-humans-and-nature https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-00560-2 https://news.un.org/en/story/2022/02/1112852 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/28/climate/climate-change-ipcc-report.html
05:42
March 01, 2022
Open Update #46 (2022-02-22)
In this week's episode, we talk about the threat of a looming war in Ukraine, a happy accident of publishers trying to circumvent open access mandates, and the vagueness of tenure decisions. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES DOIs on Arxiv https://blog.arxiv.org/2022/02/17/new-arxiv-articles-are-now-automatically-assigned-dois/ South Africa draft open science policy https://www.researchprofessionalnews.com/rr-news-africa-south-2022-2-south-africa-s-draft-open-science-policy-promises-shake-up/ US NIH open data policy https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-00402-1 OpenEditors 2022 https://github.com/andreaspacher/openeditors/releases/tag/v2.0.0 Ukrainian looming war https://netblocks.org/reports/mobile-internet-disrupted-in-luhansk-ukraine-amid-heightened-tensions-with-russia-l8Wx7LAO https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-00505-9 APCs fee waivers https://direct.mit.edu/qss/article/2/4/1123/107612/Assessing-the-effect-of-article-processing-charges Dr. Kraus denied tenure https://twitter.com/mwkraus/status/1493749366925893633 https://psyarxiv.com/b5jpr/ https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2022.01.05.475103v1
05:28
February 22, 2022
Open Update #45 (2022-02-15)
In this week's episode, we talk about renewed academic strikes in the UK and the lawsuit against Harvard and it’s alleged ignoring of decades of sexual harassment within its walls. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES CRediT as ANSI/NISO http://www.niso.org/press-releases/contributor-roles-taxonomy-credit-formalized-ansiniso-standard Einstein Foundation Award https://www.einsteinfoundation.de/en/award/ Collabra call on Replicability https://online.ucpress.edu/collabra/pages/has_replicability_improved Google Analytics illegal in france https://matomo.org/blog/2022/02/france-google-analytics-gdpr-breach/ UCU Strike https://www.ucu.org.uk/article/12100/Ten-days-of-strike-action-begins-at-UK-universities Lawsuit Harvard https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/08/us/harvard-sexual-harassment-lawsuit.html https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wEJiBwUe99QHqFAXaA-7DrMqSsUTfigG/view Tips by Dr Bedera https://twitter.com/nbedera/status/1491098629586956288?s=12
07:23
February 15, 2022
Open Update #44 (2022-02-08)
In this week's episode, we talk about reading research safely, the new European clinical trial registry, and the unintended consequences of moving research and education online. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES WHOSTP Science integrity https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/01-22-Protecting_the_Integrity_of_Government_Science.pdf WHOSTP Head resigns https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/02/07/lander-white-house-apologizes/ W3c nominated for Emmy https://www.w3.org/blog/news/archives/9400 Preprints indiaRxiv https://indiarxiv.in/preprints-will-soon-be-accepted-on-indiarxiv/ Tracking PDFs https://twitter.com/json_dirs/status/1486120144141123584 https://www.vice.com/en/article/4aw48g/academic-journal-claims-it-fingerprints-pdfs-for-ransomware-not-surveillance EU Clinical Registry https://euclinicaltrials.eu/home https://www.transparimed.org/single-post/ctis-euctr-penalties Online teaching and gender bias https://www.iza.org/publications/dp/14787/online-teaching-and-gender-bias Online conferences and inclusion https://www.chemistryworld.com/careers/when-scientific-conferences-went-online-diversity-and-inclusion-soared/4015040.article
05:57
February 08, 2022
Open Update #43 (2022-01-25)
In this week's episode, we talk about developments in the area of patents, and how they relate to some of our biggest societal issues yet. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES Doomsday Clock https://thebulletin.org/doomsday-clock/ CORE APIv3 https://research.jiscinvolve.org/wp/2022/01/19/access-the-worlds-research-outputs-through-the-core-api/ Yemen internet disrupted https://netblocks.org/reports/internet-connectivity-knocked-out-in-yemen-after-airstrike-PAYbNoBe Burkina Faso internet disrupted https://netblocks.org/reports/internet-disrupted-in-burkina-faso-amid-reports-of-coup-attempt-oy9Y9Qy3 ORCID pronunciation https://twitter.com/ObserveIR/status/1485567411562635264 CORBEVAX - patent free https://theconversation.com/corbevax-a-new-patent-free-covid-19-vaccine-could-be-a-pandemic-game-changer-globally-174672 EU Unitary Patent https://sciencebusiness.net/news/after-almost-50-years-eu-unitary-patent-edges-closer-becoming-reality Solar Geoengineering Non-use agreement https://www.solargeoeng.org/ https://wires.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.754
08:03
January 25, 2022
Open Update #42 (2022-01-18)
In this week's episode, we talk about the Elsevier negotiations in Cambridge and a European court ruling that may see Google Analytics become illegal. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES Google scholar library https://scholar.googleblog.com/2022/01/save-papers-to-read-later.html OJS-ORCID https://github.com/pkp/orcidProfile/issues/181 Nature Neuroscience APC https://www.nature.com/articles/s41593-021-00995-2 Elsvier - Cambridge uni https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bH7WjbMc3pGVU0Hh_gE_WnHZVR6UJhOE7rsHs0k-aR4/edit# Google Analytics illegal? https://noyb.eu/en/austrian-dsb-eu-us-data-transfers-google-analytics-illegal
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January 18, 2022
Open Update #41 (2022-01-11)
In this week's episode, we talk about a peer review business model, sexual violence at academic institutions, and how preprints may affect patentability. TIMESTAMPS (00:00) Intro (00:30) Quick updates (02:03) Peer review business model (03:58) Sexual violence at academic institutions (05:38) Preprints and patents (06:55) Outro Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES 77TB lost https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/university-loses-77tb-of-research-data-due-to-backup-error/ Internet disruption Kazachstan https://netblocks.org/reports/internet-disrupted-in-kazakhstan-amid-energy-price-protests-oy9YQgy3 Public Domain Day 2022 https://web.law.duke.edu/cspd/publicdomainday/2022/ OpenAlex launched https://blog.ourresearch.org/openalex-launch/ Accelerated publication https://taylorandfrancis.com/partnership/commercial/accelerated-publication/ https://www.science.org/content/article/updated-editor-quits-journal-over-pay-expedited-peer-review-offer Sexual violence endemic at UK institutions https://www.ucu.org.uk/article/11937/Sexual-violence-endemic-at-UK-universities-and-colleges Preprints and patents https://www.embopress.org/doi/epdf/10.15252/embr.202154439
07:14
January 11, 2022
Open Update #40 (2021-12-21)
In this week's episode, we review the open science news of the year 2021. Leave us a voice message 😊 Holiday tip: Podcast “Degrees of Abuse” https://www.ajiunit.com/investigation/degrees-of-abuse/ PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie Music: StreamBeats (00:26) Intro (00:55) People of open (01:55) Transgender rights in publishing (03:20) Acquisitions, consolidation, and closures (04:43) Cybersecurity and data tracking (06:09) Open vaccine patents (08:24) Open science policies (09:54) Sci-Hub's court case (10:38) Outro
11:49
December 22, 2021
Open Update #39 (2021-12-14)
In this week's episode, we talk about surveillance publishing, data tracking, and the art of creating a good lab research culture for everyone. Humane Labs Project PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES Deceptive rankings https://retractionwatch.com/2021/12/07/researchers-sound-alarm-on-predatory-rankings/ TOP Guidelines critique https://journals.lww.com/epidem/Fulltext/2022/01000/Getting_Over_TOP.1.aspx Journal Transfers https://journaltransfer.issn.org/statistics Economic Science Association https://t.co/lIT0tdf0Iu DGPs on data tracking https://www.dgps.de/aktuelles/details/dgps-vorstand-und-kommission-open-science-unterstuetzen-stop-tracking-science-initiative/ Wikimedia on data tracking https://blog.wikimedia.de/2021/12/07/datentracking-die-schoene-neue-welt-der-wissenschaftsverlage/ Scholarly Kitchen blog https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2021/12/09/new-clarivate-science/ Lab values https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.12.06.471498v1?rss=1 Mentoring https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.12.08.471870v1?rss=1
07:02
December 14, 2021
Interview Eleanor Haine - Open Update #38 (2021-12-07)
In this week's episode, we talk about a new initiative in the struggle against ableism in academia, and further consolidation of the publishing market through acquisitions. Dr. Eleanor Haine joins us for this special edition of the Open Update to help us make sense of the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science. Leave us a voice message 😊 Send us an email 📬 TIMESTAMPS (00:00) Intro (01:00) Headlines (02:12) Main stories (02:16) Main stories - Accessible Academia (04:15) Main stories - Publisher acquisitions (05:38) Interview Dr. Eleanor Haine (33:38) Outro PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES DAIR established https://www.wired.com/story/ex-googler-timnit-gebru-starts-ai-research-center/ Preprint removal, withdrawal http://blog.europepmc.org/2021/12/transparency-for-preprints.html OSF Preregistration updates https://twitter.com/briannosek/status/1466814366469218317?s=12 Strike UCU https://www.ucu.org.uk/article/11896/Why-were-taking-action Accessible Academia https://www.accessible-academia.nl/en/ableism-alerts/ Clarivate acquires ProQuest https://clarivate.com/news/clarivate-successfully-completes-acquisition-of-proquest/ Wiley acquires KU https://openresearch.community/posts/wiley-acquires-open-access-innovator-knowledge-unlatched Martin Paul Eve on KU https://twitter.com/martin_eve/status/1466513937680195592?s=12
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December 07, 2021
Open Update #37 (2021-11-30)
In this week's episode, we talk about two new reports by the European Commission and the newly launched Peer Community Journal. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie Disclaimer: Liberate Science GmbH is behind this podcast. We explicitly do not report about products made by Liberate Science GmbH, even if this is part of that week's newscycle. SOURCES New German coalition government https://www.spiegel.de/politik/koalitionsvertrag-der-ampel-parteien-im-wortlaut-darauf-haben-sich-spd-gruene-und-fdp-geeinigt-a-3e25c4da-088a-4971-8a4d-4797a4ecf089 https://twitter.com/amreibahr/status/1463511083637956611?s=12 https://twitter.com/GoodTransNews/status/1463574690493042689 Dutch gov apologizes to transgenders https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2021/11/27/met-excuses-aan-transgenders-maakt-demissionair-kabinet-belangrijk-gebaar-a4067078 FORCE11 launches Upstream blog https://upstream.force11.org/posts/welcome-to-upstream WTO postpones meeting https://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news21_e/mc12_26nov21_e.htm EC - Reforming research assessment https://op.europa.eu/en/publication-detail/-/publication/36ebb96c-50c5-11ec-91ac-01aa75ed71a1/language-en EC - She Figures https://op.europa.eu/en/web/eu-law-and-publications/publication-detail/-/publication/67d5a207-4da1-11ec-91ac-01aa75ed71a1 Peer Community Journal https://peercommunityjournal.org/page/submit/
05:03
November 30, 2021
Open Update #36 (2021-11-23)
In this week's episode, we talk about the unpaid labor of reviewers, researchers struggle to retain access to Sci-Hub, and the beta launch of OpenAlex. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES Silke Helfrich passed away https://twitter.com/commonify/status/1460421667654717440?s=12 COVID drug licensing https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/11/1105862 Black students = more debt + fewer grants https://www.science.org/content/article/blackstudents-take-more-debt-and-get-fewer-slots-grants-data-show NPOS2030 consultation https://survey.surf.nl/index.php/493148 Unpaid labor of review? Billions https://researchintegrityjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s41073-021-00118-2 Sci-Hub motion against block https://torrentfreak.com/sci-hub-researchers-file-intervention-application-to-fight-isp-blocking-211119/ OpenAlex beta https://openalex.org/
04:44
November 23, 2021
Open Update #35 (2021-11-16)
In this week's episode, we talk about the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science, the continued patent disputes in government funded research, and a new university initiative. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES CrossRef event data https://www.crossref.org/blog/event-data-now-with-added-references/ Malta Open Access Policy https://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/national/113249/malta_launches_first_national_open_access_policy_for_public_consultation Inflation decreases your debt https://theintercept.com/2021/11/10/inflation-economy-debt-milk-prices/ Sci-Hub blockade https://torrentfreak.com/major-publishers-expand-sci-hub-libgen-and-ebook-piracy-blocking-211112/ UNESCO Open Science Policy https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/11/1105762 https://council.science/current/news/unesco-science-commission-adopts-open-science-recommendation/ https://twitter.com/moellerl/status/1460273364770168835 https://twitter.com/tijh/status/1460258973366501380 White House Indigenous Traditional Ecological Knowledge https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/11/15/fact-sheet-building-a-new-era-of-nation-to-nation-engagement/ NIH-Moderna vaccine fight https://www.democracynow.org/2021/11/12/headlines/nih_and_moderna_in_legal_battle_over_covid_vaccine_patent_rights University of Austin https://bariweiss.substack.com/p/we-cant-wait-for-universities-to
06:20
November 16, 2021
Open Update #34 (2021-11-09)
In this week's episode, we talk about scamming editors and a new data sharing policy at NIH. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES Sudan coup https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/11/1105012https://twitter.com/netblocks/status/1456609942274772994?s=12 Open Publishing Fest calendar https://openpublishingfest.org/calendar.html Scamming Editors https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-03035-y NIH Data sharing https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-21-013.html
03:46
November 09, 2021
Open Update #33 (2021-11-02)
In this week's episode, we talk about effects of precarious working conditions at universities, the deceitful use of non-profits, and  gatekeeping of ideas in research funding. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES Figshare+ https://figshare.com/blog/Introducing_Figshare_/643 Open Science fund projects https://www.nwo.nl/en/news/26-projects-stimulate-open-science APA apologies https://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2021/10/apology-systemic-racism https://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2015/07/independent-review-release NHS Open Access repository https://nhs.iro.bl.uk/about?locale=en Precarity at universities https://www.theguardian.com/education/2021/oct/30/my-students-never-knew-the-lecturer-who-lived-in-a-tent Facebook → Meta https://www.vice.com/en/article/wxdqxx/zuckerbergs-foundation-kills-meta-science-company-on-day-of-facebook-rebrand https://www.versobooks.com/books/2344-no-such-thing-as-a-free-gift Gatekeeping of ideas https://www.science.org/content/article/funding-agency-s-reviewers-were-biased-against-scientists-novel-ideas https://academic.oup.com/spp/article-abstract/48/5/635/6296161
05:42
November 02, 2021
Open Update #32 (2021-10-26)
In this week's episode, we talk about ableism in academia, a new investigation by Al Jazeera about sexual misconduct at universities, and Brasil's federal science budgets. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES Sudan internet disruptions https://netblocks.org/reports/internet-disrupted-in-sudan-amid-reports-of-coup-attempt-Q8ov93yn Elliott Harmon passed away https://twitter.com/evacide/status/1451990039085289472?s=12 Princeton against rankings https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/10/21/i-lead-americas-top-ranked-university-heres-why-these-rankings-are-problem/ Elsevier quadruples prices http://dana.uvm.edu/news/changes-access-clinicalkey Brasil's federal science budget https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-02882-z https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-02886-9 Ableism in academia https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-02907-7 https://www.uclpress.co.uk/products/123203 Al Jazeera Investigates https://www.ajiunit.com/investigation/degrees-of-abuse/ https://www.ajiunit.com/podcasts/
06:37
October 26, 2021
Open Update #31 (2021-10-19)
In this week's episode, we talk about discovery and delivery of open access content, threats to researchers, and a manifesto for improved mental health and well being in academia. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES Open Access Week 2021 http://openaccessweek.org/events Open Access Checker http://www.snsf-oa-check.ch/ NASA's open science program https://science.nasa.gov/open-science/transform-to-open-science Compounding Sexism (NYTimes; $) https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/10/14/opinion/gender-bias.html Hindawi-ResearchGate https://www.hindawi.com/post/content-syndication-partnership-advances-discovery-research/ https://twitter.com/lisalibrarian/status/1450103905489141764?s=20 Threats to researchers https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-02741-x https://www.vsnu.nl/en_GB/news-items.html/nieuwsbericht/788-universiteiten-nemen-landelijke-maatregelen-tegen-bedreiging-wetenschappers Mental health manifesto https://zenodo.org/record/5559806
05:18
October 19, 2021
Open Update #30 (2021-10-12)
In this week's episode, we talk about the newly released General Index, the SSRN Author impact reports, and a new inclusivity policy for PLOS publications. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES Healthy environment = human right https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/10/1102582 Almost $1,000,000 for Humanities Commons https://cal.msu.edu/news/humanities-commons-receives-971000-mellon-grant-to-support-its-expansion/ 30% open abstracts https://opencitations.wordpress.com/2021/10/06/the-initiative-for-open-abstracts-celebrating-our-first-anniversary/ The 8TB General Index https://archive.org/details/GeneralIndex SSRN $49.95 certificate https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3919917 PLOS Inclusivity in Global Research https://theplosblog.plos.org/2021/09/announcing-a-new-plos-policy-on-inclusion-in-global-research/
05:21
October 13, 2021
Open Update #29 (2021-10-05)
In this week's episode, we talk about the Internet Archive's 25th anniversary, a toolkit to foster open science practices, and a survey of how institutions assess open science practices. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES Graham Stone missing and found https://twitter.com/UKSG/status/1443851274676588550 https://twitter.com/gmpolice/status/1443893077601554462?s=12 AIMOS Donation https://aimos.community/news JASPER preservation https://blog.doaj.org/2021/09/29/jasper-preserving-open-access-journals-forever/ Internet Archive turns 25 https://wayforward.archive.org/IA2046/ NAS toolkit https://www.nap.edu/catalog/26308/developing-a-toolkit-for-fostering-open-science-practices-proceedings-of Open science assessment practices survey https://osf.io/z4py9/
05:21
October 05, 2021
Open Update #28 (2021-09-28)
In this week's episode, we talk about a decline in open source contributions, the open access market, and gender discrepancies in online sharing of research. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES Peer review boycott https://nofreeviewnoreview.org/ Peer review study https://arxiv.org/abs/2109.09774 Preprint rejected for self-plagiarism https://twitter.com/bat__go/status/1442418539147767814 ResearchGate takedowns https://www.researchgate.net/blog/post/a-note-on-recent-content-takedowns Italian Reproducibility Network https://www.itrn.org/itrn-scientific-events/itrn-kickoff-event Open Source study https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0257192 Gender inequities in online sharing https://www.pnas.org/content/118/39/e2102945118 OA Market https://oaspa.org/developing-a-healthy-and-diverse-oa-market-reflections/
05:17
September 28, 2021
Open Update #27 (2021-09-21)
In this week's episode, we talk about team science and animal testing in research. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org or @libscie SOURCES Open Science Conference 2022 https://www.open-science-conference.eu/calls2022/ Blackboard merges with Anthology https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2021/09/14/blackboard-merge-anthology-creating-massive-ed-tech-company UKRN Funding http://www.bristol.ac.uk/news/2021/september/open-research-funding.htmlTeamscience > labscience https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-02486-7 European Parliament resolution on animal testing https://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/press-room/20210910IPR11926/meps-demand-eu-action-plan-to-end-the-use-of-animals-in-research-and-testing NC3Rs https://www.nc3rs.org.uk/3rs-resources
05:32
September 21, 2021
Open Update #26 (2021-09-14)
In this week's episode, we talk about the new study on open science momentum in Europe and further developments at the Peer Community In initiative. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org SOURCES Open Publishing Festival https://openpublishingfest.org/ 14 year submission https://twitter.com/adamssean2/status/1437334479476035584 OpenCitations adds 92 million https://opencitations.wordpress.com/2021/09/09/92-million-new-citations-added-to-coci/ NWO Open Access https://www.nwo.nl/en/news/more-eighty-percent-publications-funded-nwo-and-zonmw-open-access EU Open Science https://ec.europa.eu/info/news/new-report-confirms-positive-momentum-eu-open-science-2021-sep-06_en New Peer Communities In https://infections.peercommunityin.org/https://ecotoxenvchem.peercommunityin.org/ Peer Community Journal https://peercommunityin.org/pc-journal/
04:29
September 14, 2021
Open Update #25 (2021-09-07)
We're back from summer break! In this week's episode, we talk about some of the highlights of the open science news over the past two months during our summer break. Did we miss anything? Send your tips to info@libscie.org! Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org SOURCES APA endorses TOP guidelines https://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/resources/transparency-openness-promotion Sci-Hub 10 year anniversary https://twitter.com/ringo_ring/status/1434356217208623106?s=12 Retractions due to hacked email https://retractionwatch.com/2021/08/26/guest-editor-says-journal-will-retract-dozens-of-inappropriate-papers-after-his-email-was-hacked/ https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/25/cybersecurity-101-guide-password-manager Gendered nature of authorship https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.abe4639 Elsevier pay gap https://twitter.com/jesswade/status/1429518944386306063?s=12 OSS in EU https://digital-strategy.ec.europa.eu/en/news/commission-publishes-study-impact-open-source-european-economy Data sharing across fields https://www.nature.com/articles/s41597-021-00981-0 COVID on campus https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2021/08/18/professor-resigns-tenured-position-citing-his-universitys-fall-covid-19-plan https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2021/08/13/cornell-wont-approve-disability-related-requests-teach-online
07:01
September 07, 2021
Open Update #24 (2021-06-29)
In this week's episode, we talk about what happens when prepaid open access publishing hits its limit, how registered reports perform in practice, and text recycling. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org SOURCES UN Open Science Conference https://www.un.org/en/library/OS21 Belgian return stolen art https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2021/06/22/belgie-neemt-radicale-stap-roofkunst-wordt-weer-eigendom-van-congo-a4048305 Computational reproducibility https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0251194 Utrecht University denounces Impact Factor https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-01759-5 Prepaid Open Access https://web.archive.org/web/20210625130133/https://www.rug.nl/library/news/210624-springer-nature-oa-deal-approaching-annual-quota https://www.uu.nl/en/news/free-open-access-publications-with-springer-temporarily-unavailable Registered Report quality https://www.nature.com/articles/s41562-021-01142-4 Text recycling https://textrecycling.org/resources/best-practices-for-researchers/
05:26
June 29, 2021
Open Update #23 (2021-06-22)
In this week's episode, we talk about some of the legal risks for a Creative Commons license and how Arcadia fund is bringing out the big money for open infrastructure. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org SOURCES Legal judgments https://rozenberg.substack.com/p/new-home-for-judgments Fast Grants https://future.a16z.com/what-we-learned-doing-fast-grants/ Science NFT https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-01642-3 Tackling racism at Wellcome https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-01582-y CC BY 2.0 https://karlhodge.medium.com/photo-rights-for-journalism-students-a-cautionary-tale-269cfd4459a5 Arcadia funds IOI https://investinopen.org/blog/ioi-arcadia-funding/ IOI mailing list https://investinopen.us4.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=43ae666f7daca72d4c12a114b&id=ab755f1146
05:30
June 22, 2021
Open Update #22 (2021-06-15)
This week, we talk about centralization on the internet, a major and exciting grant for the organization OurResearch, and how the richest of the rich are taxed (spoiler: very little). Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org SOURCES Thomson Reuters ICE contracts https://www.bcgeu.ca/70_of_independent_thomson_reuters_shareholders_demand_action_on_human_rights_risks_related_to_ice_contracts Human Genome, completed https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2021/06/the-human-genome-is-finally-complete/619172/ https://github.com/marbl/CHM13 People's vaccine https://secure.avaaz.org/campaign/en/peoples_vaccine_2021_loc/ Funding for OurResearch https://blog.ourresearch.org/arcadia-2021-grant/ Fastly down https://status.fastly.com/incidents/vpk0ssybt3bj https://w3techs.com/technologies/details/cn-fastly ProPublica reporting on taxes paid by the richest of the rich https://www.propublica.org/article/the-secret-irs-files-trove-of-never-before-seen-records-reveal-how-the-wealthiest-avoid-income-tax#1071196 https://www.propublica.org/article/you-may-be-paying-a-higher-tax-rate-than-a-billionaire#1071336 https://www.propublica.org/article/why-we-are-publishing-the-tax-secrets-of-the-001#1071311 https://www.propublica.org/article/the-secret-irs-files-short-form-a-quick-guide-to-what-we-uncovered#1071284
07:15
June 15, 2021
Open Update #21 (2021-06-08)
This week, we talk about  the brain drain in changing science, the new Swiss code of conduct enshrining basic open practices, and the US Supreme Court ruling that could have helped Aaron Swartz. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org SOURCES Twitter blocked in Nigeria https://netblocks.org/reports/twitter-restricted-in-nigeria-after-deletion-of-presidents-tweet-aAwro08M Consultation on Database Directive https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/have-your-say/initiatives/13045-Data-Act-&-amended-rules-on-the-legal-protection-of-databases_en Open Access book city of Amsterdam https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jun/04/amsterdam-residents-offered-free-book-on-citys-links-with-slavery https://www.amsterdam.nl/het-slavernijverleden-leeft/ Brain drain  https://www.psychologytoday.com/intl/blog/how-do-you-know/202106/the-science-reform-brain-drain Swiss Code of Conduct  https://zenodo.org/record/4707560#.YLzReTaA4-Q https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2021/06/04/switzerland-classifies-unjustified-self-citation-violation-scientific-misconduct Supreme Court CFAA  https://twitter.com/ericgeller/status/1400453188424134673?s=20 Documentary Aaron Swartz's life https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Q6Fzbgs_Lg
05:43
June 08, 2021
Open Update #20 (2021-06-01)
In this week's episode, we talk about the climate crisis, accessibility of research publications, and the global developments of open access over the past two decades. Leave us a voice message 😊 PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Artwork: Patrick Sobrak-Seaton Contact: info@libscie.org SOURCES UN warns of passing 1.5C https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/05/1092842 Accessibility of articles https://arxiv.org/abs/2105.00076 SciA11y (platform) https://scia11y.org/ Elsevier retracts book https://retractionwatch.com/2021/05/28/elsevier-retracts-entire-book-that-plagiarized-heavily-from-wikipedia/ Open Access across the world https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12109-021-09814-9#Sec3 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12109-021-09814-9/figures/3 Open Access in New-Zealand https://peerj.com/articles/11417/
05:26
June 01, 2021
Open Update #19 (2021-05-25)
In this week's episode, we talk about widening gender gaps due to the COVID-19 pandemic and reflect on Nature's editorial about what we can do to tackle systematic racism. Recommended podcast: Unsettling knowledge inequities PEOPLE behind the podcast Narrator: Chris Hartgerink Mixing: Bjorn Uyens Contact: info@libscie.org SOURCES Citing replicable science  https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/05/unreliable-social-science-research-gets-more-attention-solid-studies OA in Germany  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11192-021-04002-0 https://subugoe.github.io/oauni/articles/supplement.html Nearby panelist effect  https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-01362-8 NAS COVID-Gender impact  https://www.nap.edu/catalog/26061/the-impact-of-covid-19-on-the-careers-of-women-in-academic-sciences-engineering-and-medicine Nature Editorial on systemic racism  https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-01312-4 UCT toppling racist symbols  https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-01321-3 ScholCom interactive fiction  https://lisoer.wordpress.ncsu.edu/2021/05/18/new-to-the-scn-scholcom-202x-an-interactive-fiction-game/ https://people.wou.edu/~bakersc/ScholCom202X/index.html
06:06
May 25, 2021
Open Update #18 (2021-05-17)
In this week's episode, we talk about yet another acquisition in scholarly infrastructures, an attempt to archive all of Sci-Hub, and inflation in publishing. SOURCES Datasets on arXiv https://medium.com/paperswithcode/datasets-on-arxiv-1a5a8f7bd104 Open Plus Books https://blog.f1000.com/2021/05/13/new-book-publishing-concept-combines-taylor-francis-books-heritage-with-f1000s-open-research-model/ Downloading Sci-Hub https://gizmodo.com/archivists-want-to-make-sci-hub-un-censorable-1846898276 ProQuest acquisition https://clarivate.com/news/clarivate-to-acquire-proquest/ Publishing Inflation https://www.libraryjournal.com/?detailStory=The-New-Abnormal-Periodicals-Price-Survey-2021https://twitter.com/dannykay68/status/1389486904110768135 https://www.liberquarterly.eu/articles/10.18352/lq.10280/
05:48
May 18, 2021
Open Update #17 (2021-05-11)
In this week's episode, we talk about the end of Microsoft Academic and intellectual property protection for COVID vaccines. SOURCES FBI subpoenas Dr Elbakyan's data https://twitter.com/ringo_ring/status/1390782451140767749 https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/justice-department-investigates-sci-hub-founder-on-suspicion-of-working-for-russian-intelligence/2019/12/19/9dbcb6e6-2277-11ea-a153-dce4b94e4249_story.html SciHub court case update https://delhihighcourt.nic.in/dhc_case_status_oj_list.asp?pno=1019626 SciHub citation advantage http://jscires.org/sites/default/files/JScientometRes-10-1-130.pdf Microsoft Academic Services discontinuation https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/project/academic/articles/microsoft-academic-to-expand-horizons-with-community-driven-approach/ https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/27/22406254/microsoft-q3-2021-earnings-revenue-xbox-cloud-services-surface-gaming https://blog.ourresearch.org/were-building-a-replacement-for-microsoft-academic-graph/ Patent waiver https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-57004302 https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/eu-willing-discuss-covid-19-vaccine-patent-waiver-eus-von-der-leyen-2021-05-06/ https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/may/07/macron-voices-concerns-over-covid-vaccines-patent-waiver https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/wto-chief-says-hopes-covid-patent-issue-settled-by-december-2021-05-10/
05:00
May 11, 2021
Open Update #16 (2021-05-04)
In this week's episode, we talk about PLOS launching five new journals and lasting equity concerns in open access. SOURCES OA.works https://blog.oa.works/open-access-button-is-now-oa-works/ Internet Archive ILL https://blog.archive.org/2021/04/27/internet-archive-launches-new-pilot-program-for-interlibrary-loan/ cOAlition S tender https://www.coalition-s.org/building-a-service-to-support-price-service-transparency-frameworks-itt/ Equity in OA https://www.natureindex.com/news-blog/equity-concerns-persist-over-open-access-publishing https://direct.mit.edu/qss/article/1/4/1429/96127/Who-s-writing-open-access-OA-articles Five new PLOS journals https://theplosblog.plos.org/2021/04/launching-new-journals-2021/
04:51
May 04, 2021
Open Update #15 (2021-04-27)
In this week's episode, we talk about publisher surveillance, the increased market concentration of publishing, and the University of Cape Town fire. SOURCES Preprint - publication links https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11192-021-03900-7 Stop tracking science petition https://stoptrackingscience.eu/https://elephantinthelab.org/when-your-journal-reads-you/ German Projekt DEAL report https://www.cesifo.org/en/publikationen/2021/working-paper/impact-german-deal-competition-academic-publishing-market UCT fire https://www.heraldlive.co.za/news/2021-04-21-its-all-gone-uct-says-flames-consumed-african-treasure-trove/ Sesotho UCT Open Access Book https://www.news.uct.ac.za/article/-2021-04-16-proud-moment-as-uct-launches-first-sesotho-open-access-book https://openbooks.uct.ac.za/uct/catalog/book/28
05:03
April 27, 2021
Open Update #14 (2021-04-13)
In this week's episode, we talk about deadnaming in publications, open source in government, experimental procedures on Wikipedia, and more. *** SOURCES European Commission Open Source Strategy  https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/informatics/open-source-software-strategy_en Wikiexperiments  https://diff.wikimedia.org/2021/04/08/wikiexperiments-nourishing-open-science-and-open-education-with-new-recordings/ NISO Name change working group  http://www.niso.org/press-releases/2021/04/niso-members-approve-proposal-new-recommended-practice-update-author-name Surveillance by library vendors  https://sparcopen.org/news/2021/addressing-the-alarming-systems-of-surveillance-built-by-library-vendors/ Gender-division research work  https://direct.mit.edu/qss/article/2/1/111/97558/Investigating-the-division-of-scientific-labor
05:46
April 13, 2021
Open Update #13 (2021-04-06)
In this week's episode, we talk about more cybersecurity breaches, big deal renegotiations, fair use copyright and vaccine patents. *** SOURCES LexisNexis deal with ICE https://theintercept.com/2021/04/02/ice-database-surveillance-lexisnexis/ Hacks at various US institutes https://dorper.me/articles/unileak.aspx Renegotiations with Elsevier https://sparcopen.org/news/2021/with-50-cut-virginia-research-libraries-recalibrate-relationship-with-elsevier/ https://www.crkn-rcdr.ca/en/crkn-meets-bold-negotiation-objectives-elsevier-renewal https://sparcopen.org/our-work/big-deal-knowledge-base/ Google v Oracle https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/18-956_d18f.pdf COVID Vaccine patent protections https://www.eifl.net/system/files/resources/202103/civil-society-statement-on-copyright-and-proposed-trips-waiver.pdf https://twitter.com/nshockey/status/1379087419778158596?s=12
04:25
April 06, 2021
Open Update #12 (2021-03-30)
In this week’s episode, we talk about journal transfers, google scholar's public access ticker, cookies on publisher sites, and more. *** SOURCES Journal transfer trade https://journaltransfer.issn.org/ Power gap, wealth gap, pay gap https://www.aauw.org/app/uploads/2021/02/WPG-Power-Gap-at-Elite-Universities-2021-Study-2.pdf Google Scholar public access https://scholar.googleblog.com/2021/03/track-and-manage-your-public-access.html Cookie blocking on publisher websites https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2777868 Researcher bill of rights https://www.force11.org/article/call-community-input-researcher-bill-rights-and-principles eLife partners with PREReview https://elifesciences.org/for-the-press/3071bfea/elife-and-prereview-partner-to-promote-greater-diversity-in-peer-review
04:34
March 30, 2021
Open Update #11 (2021-03-23)
In this week’s episode, we talk about University of California’s deal with  Elsevier, London police issuing a warning against using Sci-Hub, and  more. *** SOURCES Mendeley removed private groups https://service.elsevier.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/33551/supporthub/mendeley/ Internet shutdown Republic of Congo https://netblocks.org/reports/internet-shutdown-in-the-republic-of-the-congo-on-election-day-xAGR398z Open practices in psychology    (compared to biomedical) https://doi.org/10.1177/1745691620979806 https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.3001107 Curate Science’s transparency audit https://twitter.com/kirstie_j/status/1372795269859844105 UC transformative agreement with Elsevier https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/uc-s-deal-elsevier-what-it-took-what-it-means-why-it-matters http://thetaper.library.virginia.edu/2021/03/19/four-concerns-about-the-new-uc-elsevier-deal.html City of London police warns use of Sci-Hub https://www.cityoflondon.police.uk/news/city-of-london/news/2021/march/police-warn-students-and-universities-of-accessing-an-illegal-website-to-download-published-scientific-papers/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/justice-department-investigates-sci-hub-founder-on-suspicion-of-working-for-russian-intelligence/2019/12/19/9dbcb6e6-2277-11ea-a153-dce4b94e4249_story.html https://delhihighcourt.nic.in/dhc_case_status_oj_list.asp?pno=1019626
04:51
March 23, 2021
Open Update #10 (2021-03-16)
In this week's episode, we talk about the Dutch Research Council hack, cybersecurity, free but not open data, diamond open access and more. *** SOURCES CREDIT in ORCID https://twitter.com/gabioshka/status/1369563984395927552 PLOS → Altmetric https://theplosblog.plos.org/2021/03/a-farewell-to-alm-but-not-to-article-level-metrics/https://twitter.com/InvestInOpen/status/1369803014349918211 ICC free but not open https://www.icc-cpi.int/Pages/item.aspx?name=pr1574 https://twitter.com/carlmalamud/status/1371457490605371394?s=20 Git vulnerability https://github.blog/2021-03-09-git-clone-vulnerability-announced/ Dutch Research Council https://www.nwo.nl/en/news/nwo-network-hacked Amazon denies libraries access to ebookshttps://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/03/10/amazon-library-ebook-monopoly/ Internet Archive Scholar https://blog.archive.org/2021/03/09/search-scholarly-materials-preserved-in-the-internet-archive/ Diamond open access report https://zenodo.org/record/4558704
05:60
March 16, 2021
Open Update #9 (2021-03-09)
In this week's episode, we talk about #NoElsevier, worker's rights, and the Declaration of Research Assessment. Leave us a voice message https://anchor.fm/open-update *** SOURCES University of Liverpool redundancies https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OJ28MT78MCMNkUtFXkLw3xROUxK7Mfr8yN8b-E2KDUg/edit DORA signatories https://newsroom.taylorandfrancisgroup.com/taylor-francis-signs-up-to-principles-outlined-in-dora-supporting-balanced-and-fair-research-assessment/ https://axial.acs.org/2021/02/18/acs-publications-signs-dora/ https://www.elsevier.com/connect/advancing-responsible-research-assessment Stanford Center for Open and Reproducible Science https://www.stanforddaily.com/2021/03/01/an-army-of-open-science-evangelists-professors-launch-center-for-open-and-reproducible-science/ The Lens funding https://about.lens.org/news/gates-foundation-funds-the-lens/ Internet shutdowns and slowdowns https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/3/mapping-internet-shutdowns-around-the-world Open practices in biomedical literature https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.3001107 MIT Direct2Open https://mitpress.mit.edu/blog/mit-press-launches-direct-open Virtual meetings poll https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-00513-1 British subscription cancellations https://www.ft.com/content/9525bbfc-87b7-44d8-bb58-fdc4eef19b11 https://gowers.wordpress.com/2016/11/29/time-for-elsexit/ http://blogs.nature.com/news/2009/06/elsevier_offered_gift_cards_fo.html https://svpow.com/2021/03/03/elsevier-charge-37-95-for-access-to-an-unformatted-manuscript-with-intrusive-watermarking-and-the-illustrations-removed/ https://universonline.nl/nieuws/2016/04/28/vsnu-failed-itself-in-meagre-deal-with-elsevier/ https://dailybruin.com/2020/02/27/ucs-termination-of-elsevier-contract-has-had-limited-negative-impact
05:26
March 09, 2021
Open Update #8 (2021-03-02)
In this week's episode, we talk about the state of open access publications and the differences between preprints and published articles. We also reflect on the inequality in citation practices, and provide an update on the case against Sci-Hub in india, based on the latest interview with Alexandra Elbakyan. SOURCES NWO ransomware attack https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/02/dutch-research-funding-agency-paralyzed-ransomware-attack-refuses-pay https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/108032/malware/newcastle-university-doppelpaymer-ransomware.html OA > closed access https://www.dimensions.ai/blog/open-access-surpasses-subscription-publication-globally-for-the-first-time/ No differences preprints-publications https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.02.20.432090v1 No copy-paste in ebooks https://blogs.canterbury.ac.uk/library/changes-to-permissions-for-pearson-e-books/ Interview Alexandra Elbakyan https://science.thewire.in/the-sciences/interview-alexandra-elbakyan-sci-hub-elsevier-academic-publishing-open-access/ http://bilimveaydinlanma.org/a-robin-hood-in-the-world-of-science-alexandra-elbakyan/ https://delhihighcourt.nic.in/dhc_case_status_oj_list.asp?pno=1019626 Citation inequality PNAS https://www.pnas.org/content/118/7/e2012208118.abstract
06:03
March 02, 2021
Open Update #7 (2021-02-23)
The Open Update is a weekly digest on open science, released every Tuesday. In this episode we look at the continued streak of legal pursuits against Sci-Hub, the website that allows people to circumvent paywalls. We talk about last weeks hack of the Dutch research council and this weeks hack at the University of Amsterdam. We have our quick up-to-dates and finally I want to share with you some great software news. *** SOURCES European Open Science Cloud consultation https://www.eosc-hub.eu/news/have-your-say-two-eosc-hub-proposals Sci-hub.se blocked in UK https://torrentfreak.com/sci-hub-elsevier-and-springer-nature-obtain-uk-isp-blocking-order-210218/ Version of Record preferred https://group.springernature.com/gp/group/media/press-releases/new-research-on-version-of-articles-researchers-prefer/18866902 University Amsterdam hacked https://www.uva.nl/en/content/news/news/2021/02/auas-and-uva-target-of-cyber-attack.html OJS 3.3 https://pkp.sfu.ca/2021/02/19/improving-usability-inclusivity-and-accessibility-in-3-3/ ACS signs DORA https://axial.acs.org/2021/02/18/acs-publications-signs-dora/ Gender and geographical imbalances in editorial composition https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.02.15.431321v1 Guaranteed transitional funding at MIT https://rise4mit.medium.com/rise-update-on-guaranteed-transitional-funding-211a2bd67ebc Zotero iOS beta https://www.zotero.org/iosbeta
05:40
February 23, 2021
Open Update #6 (2021-02-16)
The Open Update is Liberate Science's weekly digest on what's been going on in the open science space, released every Tuesday.  YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcymuEJDDjVTvVW0dXHXK1Q Podcast https://anchor.fm/open-update *** BOAI 19 years old https://twitter.com/petersuber/status/1360944328814850049 PLOS publishes protocols https://theplosblog.plos.org/2021/02/submit-your-lab-and-study-protocols-plos-one/ Open access agreement PLOS-MIT https://libraries.mit.edu/news/libraries-develop/31742/ Wellcome Open Research anniversary https://blog.wellcomeopenresearch.org/2021/02/08/wellcome-open-research-a-summary-of-year-4/ Author pays APCs, mostly https://twitter.com/najkoja/status/1359449617956560896 Principles of Open Scholarly Infrastructure https://blog.joss.theoj.org/2021/02/JOSS-POSI Collabra publishes peer reviews https://twitter.com/siminevazire/status/1361424706780372995?s=12 Archival trigger https://clockss.org/2021/02/clockss-announces-the-trigger-of-the-journal-studium/ PRISMA guidelines https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0895435621000408?via%3Dihub NWO hacked https://www.nwo.nl/en/news/nwo-network-hacked Angola decriminalizes same-sex relationships https://www.unilad.co.uk/news/angola-just-decriminalised-same-sex-sexual-relationships/ 300k users on OSF https://twitter.com/osframework/status/1361355939580964866?s=12 https://osf.io/mn4t2 CO2 emissions for Zoom https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2020.105389 Unsettling Knowledge Inequities https://twitter.com/KnowEquityLab/status/1359193065571893248 Banning Proctorio https://www.baneproctoring.com/
07:06
February 16, 2021
Open Update #5 (2021-02-09)
The Open Update is Liberate Science's weekly digest on what's been going on in the open science space, released every Tuesday.  YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcymuEJDDjVTvVW0dXHXK1Q Podcast https://anchor.fm/open-update *** Fair dealing defence Sci-Hub in India https://cc.bingj.com/cache.aspx?q=Sci-Hub+Case+:+Founder+Elbakyan+Takes+%27Fair+Dealing%27+Defence;+Says+Academic+Journals+...&d=4705441792002641&mkt=en-GB&setlang=en-GB&w=wLnS6Ka34zdbybWZey2gESYh41ZPBdDo APC study in BMJ https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/11/2/e047107 #FundBlackScientists https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0092867421000118 LawArxiv statement https://www.infodocket.com/2021/02/02/preprints-statement-on-why-lawarxiv-repository-is-no-longer-accepting-submissions/ Open science implementation requires support https://hrbopenresearch.org/articles/3-56 Dryad-Zenodo partnership https://t.co/ABE12nZFNt COAR Notify Project https://www.coar-repositories.org/news-updates/coar-launches-the-notify-project/ CORE-PubMed https://research.jiscinvolve.org/wp/2021/02/03/core-and-pubmed-collaborate-for-further-full-text-dissemination/ Wikipedia Universal Code of Conduct https://wikimediafoundation.org/news/2021/02/02/wikipedia-embraces-first-of-its-kind-universal-code-of-conduct/ STM against Rights Retention https://www.stm-assoc.org/rightsretentionstrategy/ cOAlition S responds to STM https://www.coalition-s.org/blog/the-rights-retention-strategy-restores-long-standing-academic-freedoms/ Publishers sued for pricefixing ebooks https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/85499-big-five-publishers-now-defendants-in-e-book-price-fixing-suit.html 7 publishers join CLOCKSS https://clockss.org/2021/02/clockss-announces-the-participation-of-seven-additional-publishers/ Internet Archive modern book collection http://blog.archive.org/2021/02/03/internet-archives-modern-book-collection-now-tops-2-million-volumes/ https://twitter.com/internetarchive/status/1358090982189719552?s=20 Public Domain coloringbook https://publicdomainreview.org/blog/2020/03/free-colouring-book?fbclid=IwAR1499rnT_VkoEj1aejj9ci4I_3tW2V9BcXGTcU5lZtLasSbDfBWJSyTSGo
06:15
February 09, 2021
Open Update #4 (2021-02-02)
The Open Update is Liberate Science’s weekly digest on what’s been going on in the open science space, released every Tuesday. YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcymuEJDDjVTvVW0dXHXK1Q Podcast https://anchor.fm/open-update *** NISO report on badges https://www.niso.org/publications/rp-31-2021-badging LawArxiv inactive https://twitter.com/socpsychupdate/status/1354998471112019969 New preprint server: UnisaRxiv https://blog.scienceopen.com/2021/01/unisarxiv/ Call for inquiry into ebook pricing https://academicebookinvestigation.org/ Debt cancellation https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2021/01/28/large-debate-looms-over-canceling-parents-debt-student-loans Editorial board member resigns over OA pilot https://twitter.com/StephenEglen/status/1354753575575031809 German Reproducibility Network https://reproducibilitynetwork.de/ Openjournals.nlhttps://www.nwo.nl/en/news/open-access-platform-dutch-academic-journals-launched New member cOAlition S https://www.coalition-s.org/fct-joins-coalition-s/ Chinese EQUATOR centre https://www.equator-network.org/2021/01/26/launch-of-the-new-chinese-equator-centre/ PRISMA-S https://systematicreviewsjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13643-020-01542-z#Sec3 Open Science guide https://online.ucpress.edu/collabra/article/7/1/18684/115927/Easing-Into-Open-Science-A-Guide-for-Graduate Flagging potential misconduct http://crystalprisonzone.blogspot.com/2021/01/i-tried-to-report-scientific-misconduct.html Open Publishing Awards https://coko.foundation/announcing-the-2021-open-publishing-awards/ CSS Virtual event Grants https://eventfund.codeforscience.org/request-for-proposals/
05:32
February 02, 2021
Open Update #3 (2021-01-26)
The Open Update is Liberate Science’s weekly digest on what’s been going on in the open science space, released every Tuesday. YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcymuEJDDjVTvVW0dXHXK1Q Podcast https://anchor.fm/open-update Twitter (@libscie) https://twitter.com/libscie *** Wiley announces name change policy https://www.wiley.com/network/the-wiley-network/new-author-name-change-policy-supports-a-more-inclusive-publishing-environment Journal submissions should be gender neutral https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-00109-9 Retirement or equal wages https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2021/01/18/oregon-says-professor-must-drop-her-pay-discrimination-claims-if-she-wants-retire#.YAWGqfoU16s.twitter Max Planck Society PhD’s positive over Open Science https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/frma.2020.586992 India  innovates on Open  https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20210114/08351346051/free-access-to-academic-papers-everyone-india-government-proposes-one-nation-one-subscription-approach-as-part-major-shift-to.shtml Registered Reports in Nature Scientific Reports https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-79467-9 EPMC refunded http://blog.europepmc.org/2021/01/grant-renewal-new-funders-NWO-ZonMw.html?m=1 C19 Rapid Review Initiative requires open data https://oaspa.org/data-deposition-required-for-all-c19-rapid-review-publishers/ Journal Checker Tool widget https://journalcheckertool.org/widget ARRIVE guidelines translated to 9 languages https://nc3rs.org.uk/news/arrive-guidelines-2-0-now-available-six-languages South Africa pays double for COVID vaccine https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/22/south-africa-paying-more-than-double-eu-price-for-oxford-astrazeneca-vaccine Qualtrics IPO https://news.crunchbase.com/news/qualtrics-sap-ipo-utah-tech-scene/ The Intercept’s guide to Zoom recordings https://theintercept.com/2021/01/18/leak-zoom-meeting/ CrossRef 120+ million datadump https://www.crossref.org/blog/new-public-data-file-120-million-metadata-records/ Elsevier citation data public https://twitter.com/MsPhelps/status/1351921197559279619 RIOT Science Club schedule https://twitter.com/riotscienceclub/status/1352534970242375680?s=12 metafor writes reports for you https://twitter.com/dsquintana/status/1352324646817980416
06:33
January 26, 2021
Open Update #2 (2021-01-19)
The Open Update is Liberate Science’s digest on what’s been going on in the open science space. We release an update weekly, and you can either watch it on YouTube or on listen to the audio on your favorite podcast provider. Spanish translation https://1drv.ms/u/s!AsJaDBb2tSTggkno29I-TwBr_6-T?e=hrQAef YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcymuEJDDjVTvVW0dXHXK1Q Podcast https://anchor.fm/open-update *** University of Cape Town launches open publishing platform https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uct-launches-open-access-african-centric-research-platform-2021-01-12/rep_id:4136 SPARC Africa announces partnership with AFLIA https://sparcopen.org/news/2021/sparc-africa-announces-new-partnership-with-aflia-to-expand-reach/ #crucialscihub response https://twitter.com/brembs/status/1348623700501929986 SPARC updates Big Deal Knowledge Base https://sparcopen.org/our-work/big-deal-knowledge-base/ CERN signs agreement with Elsevier https://home.cern/news/announcement/cern/cern-and-elsevier-conclude-read-and-publish-agreement-start-2021 Author-pays not radical enough https://hcommons.org/deposits/item/hc:33781/ PLOS announces publish agreement with CRKN https://theplosblog.plos.org/2021/01/plos-and-the-canadian-research-knowledge-network-announce-community-action-publishing-deal/ SpringerNature calls for Big Deals https://group.springernature.com/gp/group/media/press-releases/springer-nature-ceo-calls-for-greater-collaboration/18757378 Research on author-pays waivers https://insights.uksg.org/articles/10.1629/uksg.526/ Modern article costs $400 to publish https://f1000research.com/articles/10-20 zbMATH open launched http://www.fiz-karlsruhe.de/en/nachricht/neue-open-access-plattform-fuer-die-mathematik-geht-online AAAS allows author self-archiving https://www.coalition-s.org/coalition-s-welcomes-aaas-decision-to-support-the-sharing-of-aams/ Internet blockade in Uganda https://netblocks.org/reports/social-media-and-messaging-platforms-restricted-in-uganda-ahead-of-general-election-XB7aaO87 Open Reviewers program https://content.prereview.org/prereview-open-reviewers-pilot-announcement/ Peer reviews after rejection https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/08989621.2020.1869547?af=R 64% of Jupyter Notebooks reproducible https://blog.jetbrains.com/datalore/2020/12/17/we-downloaded-10-000-000-jupyter-notebooks-from-github-this-is-what-we-learned Using Jupyter Notebooks https://www.nature.com/articles/s42005-020-00403-4 Reimagine Research Culture Festival https://wellcome.org/what-we-do/our-work/research-culture/reimagine-research-solutions-summit blogdown v1.0 https://blog.rstudio.com/2021/01/18/blogdown-v1.0/
05:44
January 19, 2021
Open Update #1 (2021-01-12)
The Open Update is Liberate Science's digest on what's been going on in the open science space. We release an update weekly, and you can either watch it on YouTube or on listen to the audio on your favorite podcast provider. Spanish translation https://1drv.ms/u/s!AsJaDBb2tSTggis2KZWAtxt62F9C?e=P1y2YS YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcymuEJDDjVTvVW0dXHXK1Q Podcast https://anchor.fm/open-update *** Wiley acquires Hindawi https://newsroom.wiley.com/press-releases/press-release-details/2021/Wiley-Announces-the-Acquisition-of-Hindawi/default.aspx PNAS moves to Atypon https://web.archive.org/web/20210111131048/https://www.pnas.org/page/updates#pnas-atypon-literatum Wiley includes ads in front of PDFs of papers https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/rcm.8604 Google employees unionize https://www.vice.com/en/article/3an5q9/google-workers-publicly-launch-union Open letter concerning Transphobia in Philosophy https://sites.google.com/view/trans-phil-letter/ https://www.praile.net/post/kathleen-stock-obe CERN's new open data policy https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20201231/02234445977/seven-years-ago-cern-gave-open-access-huge-boost-now-doing-same-open-data.shtml Open data indicates 2020 was warmest year on record https://climate.copernicus.eu/2020-warmest-year-record-europe-globally-2020-ties-2016-warmest-year-recorded GitHub allows access to users from Iran https://github.blog/2021-01-05-advancing-developer-freedom-github-is-fully-available-in-iran/ Twitter bans Sci-Hub account https://torrentfreak.com/sci-hub-founder-criticises-sudden-twitter-ban-over-over-counterfeit-content-210108/ Wellcome Trust updates open access policy https://twitter.com/wellcometrust/status/1346414974521012225?s=12 Open Access Button launches ShareYourPaper.org https://blog.openaccessbutton.org/shareyourpaper-org-for-libraries-out-now/ UCL apologizes for eugenic history https://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/2021/jan/ucl-makes-formal-public-apology-its-history-and-legacy-eugenics Copyright restricts reuse of quality guidelines http://jogh.org/documents/issue202002/jogh-10-0203107.pdf NCBI NIH accounts restricted from June 1st, 2021 https://ncbiinsights.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/2021/01/05/important-changes-ncbi-accounts-2021/ renv package released https://rstudio.github.io/renv/articles/renv.html eLife publicly reviewed 300 submissions https://twitter.com/elife/status/1347507848922734594?s=12 Podcast Open Science Stories upcoming https://anchor.fm/opensciencestories
06:00
January 12, 2021