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What kind of #OpenScience do we want?

Open science is on everyone’s lips. Policy makers, funders, researchers, and even publishers advocate for open access to scholarly work. It stands out that, despite the fact that almost everyone in the academic sphere demands for science to be open, the understanding of what constitutes openness varies and is partly contradictory. In the upcoming weeks we will take a closer look at the buzzword open science, reflect on the term, present current developments, and common pitfalls. 

Google and research data

Peter Kraker on Google Dataset Discovery, the open science movement, and his #DontLeaveItToGoogle campaign.