Knowledge Exchange news relating to Open Science
Different alternative scholarly publishing platforms have appeared over recent years. But what are their pros and cons? Do they differ significantly from traditional scholarly journals? To better understand what individual alternative publishing platforms do and how they fit in the open scholarly communication ecosystem, Knowledge Exchange invited platforms working in open access publishing to contribute to a survey. We now have the first results. What have we learnt?
Our long-serving Knowledge Exchange Coordinator will be retiring at the end of the summer and we are now on the look-out for his successor. This is an exciting full time role where you will oversee all Knowledge Exchange partnership activities and operations, financial performance, communication and internal and external relations.
Are you interested in practices that support scaling of research reproducibility? Then Knowledge Exchange invites you to answer this survey conducted by Dr Michelle Barker and Prof. Neil Chue Hong. Your contribution is valuable in helping us understand what types of practices assist individual researchers and managers to scale up practices that improve research reproducibility.
We are delighted to announce that registration for the inaugural KE webinar is now open! Let us guide you through the complex PID landscape in this compact one hour webinar. Hear directly from experts and consultants on ways to ensure the effective implementation and management of PID systems. Find out more about the risks of an unreliable PID service and learn how to deal with any risk and trust related issues encountered. This is an opportunity to gain a further understanding of the PID infrastructure.
Knowledge Exchange in collaboration with scidecode science consulting has launched the main report as part of its’ work around Risks and Trust in pursuit of a well-functioning PID infrastructure for research. Building the plane as we Fly It: the promise of Persistent Identifiers explores the world of PIDs with an emphasis on its risks and trust-related issues.
We are excited to publish the latest Knowledge Exchange annual briefing. Here you can find out what we have been doing to facilitate open science and key achievements along the way.