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OSF Collections: What, Why, How
The COS team is excited to announce the launch of OSF Collections, a place for journals, funders, societies, and research communities that need an archival or active repository...
Tags: research collection, Funders, Journals, discoverability, OSF Collections, Societies, reusability
Open science is more important than ever
Like many of you, the COS team has been working from home since mid-March: managing collaborative work, daily scrums, and technical projects via videoconference while wrangling...
Getting Started with OSF
So you've made an OSF account — awesome! Now you’re ready to get started, but what should you do first? Below are some quick steps you can take for getting your first OSF project...
Tags: Technology, OSF, Content Management, Collaboration
2019 Recap: OSF Growth and Open Knowledge Exchange
The Center for Open Science aims to make science more open, transparent, and reproducible to enhance and accelerate scientific progress and discovery. To do this, we partner with...
Tags: OSF
UBC leads the way as first Canadian institutional OSF member
COS is thrilled to welcome the University of British Columbia (UBC) as the first Canadian institutional OSF member. Read more about UBC’s efforts to provide a supportive open...
Tags: University of British Columbia, OSF Institutions, UBC
Answering Your Preregistration Questions
Preregistration helps guide researchers in distinguishing between confirmatory and exploratory results—both of which are important to scientific progress, but when conflated, may...
Tags: Preregistration, OSF
Re-engineering Ethics Training: An Interview with Dena Plemmons and Erica Baranski
The Institutional Re-engineering of Ethical Discourse in STEM (iREDS) curriculum is a new research ethics training that facilitates interpersonal communications among lab...
Tags: Research Best Practices
Conflict between Open Access and Open Science: APCs are a key part of the problem, preprints are a key part of the solution
Subscription-based publishing business models inhibit open scholarly communication by making consumers of scientific outputs pay to access findings. Open access business models...
Tags: Scholarly Publishing
Approach and vision for the OSF Preprint infrastructure
COS built and maintains the OSF preprints infrastructure in support of the mission to improve the openness, integrity, and reproducibility of research. We believe that open...
Tags: Technology, Scholarly Publishing
Many Labs 4: Failure to Replicate Mortality Salience Effect With and Without Original Author Involvement
  Authors: Richard Klein, Tilburg University; Christine Vitiello, University of Florida; Kate A. Ratliff, University of Florida We present results from Many Labs 4, which was...
Tags: Mortality Salience, Many Labs, Terror Management Theory, Replication, Many Labs 4, Psychology