"The Open Scholar is someone who makes their intellectual projects and processes digitally visible ... who invites and encourages ongoing [dialog about] their work and secondary uses..." http://www.academicevolution.com/2009/08/the-open-scholar.html Open Science == Science
In Practice? Product Open Access Journals Machine readable formats Open Peer Review Licenses Process Collaboration Data Licenses * (There’s tons out there on Open Educational Resources, OpenCourseWare… won't be going into that here.)
Open Access Journals Openly accessible regardless of affiliation or financial means Publication models: pay-to-publish || no fee Access models: print || digital
Public Library of Science (PLoS) plos.org Open Research Computation ...for computational researchers openresearchcomputation.com Nature Communications ...open access option (fee-based) http://www.nature.com/ncomms/open_access Theory of Computing ( Professor Srinivasan ) theoryofcomputing.org Arxive.org (Pr)e-prints Directory of Open Access Journals doaj.org Open Access Peer Reviewed Journals ... and many more
Licensing - Data Licensing - Author Rights http://scholars.sciencecommons.org Modifies the publisher’s agreement Allows you to keep key rights to your articles Creative Commons Interactive Form - fill out and print opendatacommons.org Guides and Licenses
Process :: Open Notebook Science http://onschallenge.wikispaces.com/
Clutter versus transparency Getting “scooped” - What if someone steals my idea? Being wrong Being special “They won’t understand” Challenges
Hippocratic Oath for scientists? Fair trade research? Databases of theories (correct and falsified) Databases of failed experiments, negative results. More fine-grained licensing Queryable atomic results Innovating science itself - by exposing the process we make it more "hackable." Looking to the Future...
Keep a research blog Make it CC Post your data online (with good documentation) Put your code on github (or some other public place) Use open access journals and source materials for courses. Things We Can Do
Some Philosophy Tools are always changing, but.. As Scientists we aim to: Advance the state of society’s knowledge and understanding Do good and help humanity. How can our research reach or benefit the most people? How can we ensure that it is built upon and used to inform future work? How can we ensure our work is maximally re-useable, re-mixable?
:: Sharing process :: Sharing results :: Optimizing for re-usability and re- mix ability Summary
Initiatives - Get Involved Beyond the Impact Factor Science Hack Day Open Science Summit Open Knowledge Foundation Open Science mailing list #openscience