Featuring the fight against quackery, a round-up of open access for 2017, and Crossref’s plans for a new persistent identifier for grant-funded research. How quackery gets published via Nautilus This article emphasizes the need for constant vigilance against pseudoscience, even in published materials. Taking examples of two erroneously published articles, one denying the link between … Continue reading Weekly digest: what’s happening in open science?
Featuring the abandonment of negotiations between German universities and Elsevier; a letter supporting open citations and the Indian government’s struggle against predatory journals.
Featuring open science board game ‘The Publishing Trap’, a publishing horror story and the importance of Wikipedia as a medical resource. Open science: the board game via UK Copyright Literacy UK Copyright Literacy has developed and released a board game – ‘The Publishing Trap’ – in which the brave protagonists must navigate the dog-eat-dog world … Continue reading Weekly digest: what’s happening in open science?