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What can scholarly communication learn from open source? Publish early, publish often!

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Talk given about researchr (http://reganmian.net/wiki/researchr:start) at the bi-weekly FOSS colloquium hosted at the University of Toronto iSchool, during Open Access Week 2011.

See screencast of Researchr in action here: http://vimeo.com/25295002

Recording of presentation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8uybWYbiL8

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What can scholarly communication learn from open source? Publish early, publish often!

  1. 1. What can scholarly communication learn from open source? Publish early, publish often! Stian Håklev FOSS Brown Bag Seminar at the iSchool, October 27, 2011 CC BY
  2. 2. Going beyond this
  3. 3. Text“What is inside our full-text articles, and how do we improve access to it? Or: Stories, that persuade with data.”, Anita de Ward
  4. 4. “What is inside our full-text articles, and how do we improve access to it? Or: Stories, that persuade with data.”, Anita de Ward
  5. 5. “What is inside our full-text articles, and how do we improve access to it? Or: Stories, that persuade with data.”, Anita de Ward
  6. 6. Opening up the process
  7. 7. The Open Scholar, as Im defining this person, is notsimply someone who agrees to allow free access andreuse of his or her traditional scholarly articles andbooks; no, the Open Scholar is someone who makestheir intellectual projects and processes digitallyvisible and who invites and encourages ongoingcriticism of their work and secondary uses of any orall parts of it--at any stage of its development. Gideon Burton, www.academicevolution.org
  8. 8. Going back to Open Source
  9. 9. Going back to Open Sourcetracing the concept of OA back to FOSS
  10. 10. Going back to Open Sourcetracing the concept of OA back to FOSSopen licenses
  11. 11. Going back to Open Sourcetracing the concept of OA back to FOSSopen licensesaccess to source code
  12. 12. Going back to Open Sourcetracing the concept of OA back to FOSSopen licensesaccess to source codeopen development practices (source codemanagement, open bug database, “release early,release often”)
  13. 13. Going back to Open Sourcetracing the concept of OA back to FOSSopen licensesaccess to source codeopen development practices (source codemanagement, open bug database, “release early,release often”)how does this translate to academic research?
  14. 14. Making it real
  15. 15. Features
  16. 16. FeaturesIntegrates BibDesk, Skim, Chrome and DokuWiki using Ruby,AppleScript and keyboard shortcuts
  17. 17. FeaturesIntegrates BibDesk, Skim, Chrome and DokuWiki using Ruby,AppleScript and keyboard shortcutsEasily import Google Scholar bibtex and PDFs
  18. 18. FeaturesIntegrates BibDesk, Skim, Chrome and DokuWiki using Ruby,AppleScript and keyboard shortcutsEasily import Google Scholar bibtex and PDFsMark up PDFs in Skim (or on Kindle)
  19. 19. FeaturesIntegrates BibDesk, Skim, Chrome and DokuWiki using Ruby,AppleScript and keyboard shortcutsEasily import Google Scholar bibtex and PDFsMark up PDFs in Skim (or on Kindle)Auto-generate nice wiki pages for each publication, withmetadata and notes (plus indices)
  20. 20. FeaturesIntegrates BibDesk, Skim, Chrome and DokuWiki using Ruby,AppleScript and keyboard shortcutsEasily import Google Scholar bibtex and PDFsMark up PDFs in Skim (or on Kindle)Auto-generate nice wiki pages for each publication, withmetadata and notes (plus indices)Easily process raw notes to higher level notes, cite publicationson topical wiki pages, etc. Also use citekey on blog, or whenauthoring articles
  21. 21. FeaturesIntegrates BibDesk, Skim, Chrome and DokuWiki using Ruby,AppleScript and keyboard shortcutsEasily import Google Scholar bibtex and PDFsMark up PDFs in Skim (or on Kindle)Auto-generate nice wiki pages for each publication, withmetadata and notes (plus indices)Easily process raw notes to higher level notes, cite publicationson topical wiki pages, etc. Also use citekey on blog, or whenauthoring articlesOffline file-based wiki, easily synced with public server
  22. 22. Ryan Muller, http://learnstream.org/wiki
  23. 23. Niklas Karlsson, http://kollaboration.se/wiki
  24. 24. Challenges
  25. 25. ChallengesVery difficult for others to install, because of thenumber of software packages that are integrated,and the difficulty of making a Ruby installer
  26. 26. ChallengesVery difficult for others to install, because of thenumber of software packages that are integrated,and the difficulty of making a Ruby installerFinding ways of sharing data or interconnectingdifferent wikis
  27. 27. Thanks! Stian
Håklev shaklev@gmail.com http://reganmian.net http://reganmian.net/wiki/ researchr:start

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