Research Evaluation:
Let’s Make ‘Open’ Count!
“I’m all for open scholarship…
but…”
What we often hear from researchers:
Image: Why Open Research? CC BY http://whyopenresearch.org/gallery
“…I also want a
promotion and
tenure”
Researchers often cite concerns
about hiring, promotion, and tenure
evaluations as a top reason they do
not share their wo...
The case of my disappearing PeerJ paper
https://peerj.com/articles/57/
My paper disappeared because of
impact factor worship
Image: Why Open Research? CC BY http://whyopenresearch.org/gallery
If we want things to change, we have
to change the incentives.
Image: opensource.com via Flickr, CC BY SA https://www.flick...
How should we evaluate research?
How can we reward ‘open’?
Image: Mark Moz via Flickr, CC BY https://www.flickr.com/photos/...
It starts by knowing what we’re doing
right and wrong…
How you can help
http://www.opencon2016.org/research_evaluation
Sign up to receive updates
rpt-project@sfu.ca
More info: h...
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Research Evaluation Panel Opening - Erin McKiernan - OpenCon 2016

  1. 1. Research Evaluation: Let’s Make ‘Open’ Count!
  2. 2. “I’m all for open scholarship… but…” What we often hear from researchers:
  3. 3. Image: Why Open Research? CC BY http://whyopenresearch.org/gallery “…I also want a promotion and tenure”
  4. 4. Researchers often cite concerns about hiring, promotion, and tenure evaluations as a top reason they do not share their work.
  5. 5. The case of my disappearing PeerJ paper https://peerj.com/articles/57/
  6. 6. My paper disappeared because of impact factor worship Image: Why Open Research? CC BY http://whyopenresearch.org/gallery
  7. 7. If we want things to change, we have to change the incentives. Image: opensource.com via Flickr, CC BY SA https://www.flickr.com/photos/opensourceway/5161094177
  8. 8. How should we evaluate research? How can we reward ‘open’? Image: Mark Moz via Flickr, CC BY https://www.flickr.com/photos/106574022@N04/10797544894
  9. 9. It starts by knowing what we’re doing right and wrong…
  10. 10. How you can help http://www.opencon2016.org/research_evaluation Sign up to receive updates rpt-project@sfu.ca More info: http://publishing.sfu.ca/7297-review-promotion-tenure-project/ Thanks to OSF! Send us the documents!

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