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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
Now you can endorse papers on OSF Preprints with Plaudit
We just integrated Plaudit across OSF preprint servers, now allowing researchers to openly endorse papers they find valuable. Why bring personal recommendations to research?...
Tags: Plaudit, OSF Preprints, publishing, Flockademic, eLIFE, preprints
Journals test the Materials Design Analysis Reporting (MDAR) checklist
This update is being shared on the work of the Minimum Standards Working Group through coordinated posts on member platforms. If you would like more information about the work...
Tags: Scholarly Publishing
OSF as a tool for managing course-embedded research projects
Starting out as a first year professor, teaching was a new and exciting endeavour but I lacked experience in the development of curriculum, knowing what students needed to know,...
Tags: biochemistry, JMU, CURE
Announcing a joint effort to improve research transparency: FAIRSharing and TOP Guidelines
FAIRsharing and the Transparency and Openness Promotion Guidelines (TOP) are two community efforts that aim to increase the number of journal and research funder policies that...
Tags: Collaboration, TOP Guidelines, FAIRsharing
Advocating for Policy Improvements at Your Institution
Perhaps you’re in a scientific field that needs nurtured toward open and reproducible practices but you’re not sure how to approach policy and decision makers about implementing...
Tags: publishing, Transparency, TOP, Webinars, Registered Reports
COS Collaborates with Case Medical Research to Support Free Video Publishing for Clinicians and Researchers
Video as research material is growing in appeal within the life sciences community as more researchers and clinicians seek ways to make their findings open and accessible.Imagine...
Tags: Research Best Practices, Clinicians, Life Sciences, Open Access, Case Medical Research
Seven Reasons to Work Reproducibly
  The following is a guest post from Dalson Figueiredo and Nicole Janz who helped to co-author Seven Reasons Why: A User's Guide to Transparency and Reproducibility, the first...
Tags: Reproducibility, open science initiatives, Brazil, transparent workflow