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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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Open UpdateJun 21, 2022

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25:42
Gamification in research (s03e09)
Jun 06, 202319:58
Alternative forms of peer feedback (s03e08)
May 23, 202319:33
CVs, narrative CVs, alternative CVs (s03e07)
May 09, 202317:56
Accountability & Justice (s03e06)
Apr 25, 202318:39
On the return of in-person conferences (s03e05)
Apr 11, 202318:01
The case of professor Susanne Täuber (s03e04)
Mar 28, 202318:40
How does who you are influence how you explore the world? (s03e03)
Mar 14, 202316:38
A reading of the "Guerilla Open Access Manifesto" (s03e02)
Feb 28, 202306:39
Getting to know your new co-host! (s03e01)
Feb 14, 202315:15
Season 3 teaser
Feb 07, 202300:55
Interview Kaitlin Thaney - Process of open science
Jul 26, 202224:33
Interview Meng Liu and Shilaan Alzahawi (FORRT project)
Jul 19, 202228:20
Interview Monica Granados - Organizing the open movement
Jul 12, 202222:09
Interview Wendy Ingram - Improving mental health
Jul 05, 202222:47
Interview Tamarinde Haven - Improving research cultures
Jun 28, 202222:51
Interview James Bridle - Ways of Being
Jun 21, 202225:42
Interview Iryna Kuchma - Undesired limits of open
Jun 14, 202221:31
Interview Samuel Moore - Limits to openness
Jun 07, 202227:37
Interview Brian Nosek - Scientific Utopia
May 31, 202230:07
Season 2 teaser
May 25, 202202:39
Open Update #52 (2022-04-12)
Apr 12, 202208:43
Open Update #51 (2022-04-05)
Apr 05, 202205:02
Open Update #50 (2022-03-29)
Mar 29, 202205:34
Open Update #49 (2022-03-22)
Mar 22, 202206:25
Open Update #48 (2022-03-15)

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.


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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

Mar 15, 202205:06
Open Update #47 (2022-03-01)

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.

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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

Mar 01, 202205:42
Open Update #46 (2022-02-22)
Feb 22, 202205:28
Open Update #45 (2022-02-15)
Feb 15, 202207:23
Open Update #44 (2022-02-08)
Feb 08, 202205:57
Open Update #43 (2022-01-25)
Jan 25, 202208:03
Open Update #42 (2022-01-18)
Jan 18, 202204:08
Open Update #41 (2022-01-11)
Jan 11, 202207:14
Open Update #40 (2021-12-21)

Open Update #40 (2021-12-21)

In this week's episode, we review the open science news of the year 2021.


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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


Dec 22, 202111:49
Open Update #39 (2021-12-14)
Dec 14, 202107:02
Interview Eleanor Haine - Open Update #38 (2021-12-07)

Interview Eleanor Haine - Open Update #38 (2021-12-07)

Dec 07, 202134:13
Open Update #37 (2021-11-30)

Open Update #37 (2021-11-30)

Nov 30, 202105:03
Open Update #36 (2021-11-23)
Nov 23, 202104:44
Open Update #35 (2021-11-16)

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.

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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

Nov 16, 202106:20
Open Update #34 (2021-11-09)
Nov 09, 202103:46
Open Update #33 (2021-11-02)
Nov 02, 202105:42
Open Update #32 (2021-10-26)
Oct 26, 202106:37
Open Update #31 (2021-10-19)
Oct 19, 202105:18
Open Update #30 (2021-10-12)
Oct 13, 202105:21
Open Update #29 (2021-10-05)
Oct 05, 202105:21
Open Update #28 (2021-09-28)
Sep 28, 202105:17
Open Update #27 (2021-09-21)
Sep 21, 202105:32
Open Update #26 (2021-09-14)
Sep 14, 202104:29
Open Update #25 (2021-09-07)
Sep 07, 202107:01
Open Update #24 (2021-06-29)
Jun 29, 202105:26
Open Update #23 (2021-06-22)
Jun 22, 202105:30
Open Update #22 (2021-06-15)
Jun 15, 202107:15
Open Update #21 (2021-06-08)
Jun 08, 202105:43
Open Update #20 (2021-06-01)
Jun 01, 202105:26
Open Update #19 (2021-05-25)
May 25, 202106:06
Open Update #18 (2021-05-17)
May 18, 202105:48
Open Update #17 (2021-05-11)
May 11, 202105:00
Open Update #16 (2021-05-04)
May 04, 202104:51
Open Update #15 (2021-04-27)
Apr 27, 202105:03
Open Update #14 (2021-04-13)
Apr 13, 202105:46
Open Update #13 (2021-04-06)
Apr 06, 202104:25
Open Update #12 (2021-03-30)

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.


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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


Mar 30, 202104:34
Open Update #11 (2021-03-23)
Mar 23, 202104:51
Open Update #10 (2021-03-16)
Mar 16, 202105:60
Open Update #9 (2021-03-09)

Open Update #9 (2021-03-09)

In this week's episode, we talk about #NoElsevier, worker's rights, and the Declaration of Research Assessment.

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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

Mar 09, 202105:26
Open Update #8 (2021-03-02)

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


Mar 02, 202106:03
Open Update #7 (2021-02-23)

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


Feb 23, 202105:40
Open Update #6 (2021-02-16)

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


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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/


Feb 16, 202107:06
Open Update #5 (2021-02-09)

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


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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

Feb 09, 202106:15
Open Update #4 (2021-02-02)

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


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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/


Feb 02, 202105:32
Open Update #3 (2021-01-26)

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

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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

Jan 26, 202106:33
Open Update #2 (2021-01-19)

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

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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/


Jan 19, 202105:44
Open Update #1 (2021-01-12)

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

Jan 12, 202106:00