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Being Open as a student


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Part of the workshop on open science for students given at the UAEM conference

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Being Open as a student

  1. 1. Being Open as a Student Jon Tennant Imperial College London Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  2. 2. Why do I care about Open Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  3. 3. Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog Credit: @McDawg
  4. 4. Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog Credit: @McDawg
  5. 5. Tell me how this is progressing things. Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog Consequences?
  6. 6. Sound familiar? •Artificial scarcity •Pay for access •Only the privileged can afford •Dominated by corporations •Business model is defined by preventing access
  7. 7. How to do Open Access Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog Traditional publishing: Not great
  8. 8. How to do Open Access Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog Credit: Hilda Bastian
  9. 9. How to do Open Data •Publish anything •Theses •Posters •More citations/credit Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  10. 10. How to do Open Peer Review Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog • Publons, F1000 Research, ScienceOpen • Why bother? • Own your work! • Get credit
  11. 11. How to do Open Code •GitHub •Version control •Make your life easier •Reproducible Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  12. 12. Open licensing •Default: no rights for anyone •Publish openly and keep your rights! •CC BY: Anyone can reuse, share, and re- mix with attribution •CC 0 for data Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  13. 13. The importance of science communication Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  14. 14. Why does it all matter? •Freedom •Equality •Fairness •Progress Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  15. 15. Be Open: Be proud Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog Knowledge is empowering
  16. 16. Credit: Michael Eisen