[open-science] Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) Guidelines published

Peter Murray-Rust pm286 at cam.ac.uk
Fri Jun 26 22:20:44 UTC 2015

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On Fri, Jun 26, 2015 at 9:59 PM, Sara Bowman <sara at cos.io> wrote:

> Hi folks,
> Excited to announce the publication of the Transparency and Openness
> Promotion (TOP) guidelines in Science Magazine today:
> http://www.sciencemag.org/content/348/6242/1422.full
> The TOP Guidelines are the result of work by a diverse group of
> researchers, journal editors, funders, and society leaders.  The purpose of
> the TOP Guidelines is to provide templates of policies and procedures that
> journals can adopt to encourage greater transparency and reproducibility of
> research in the published record.  The Guidelines are modular and have
> multiple levels so that journals can adopt part or all of the standards,
> and can select a level of stringency that is most appropriate for them.
> This simultaneously provides flexibility and offers the benefits of
> standards.
> So far, there are 110+ journals and 35+ organizations as signatories.
> Signatories express support for the principles of transparency, openness
> and reproducibility in science, and journal signatories have committed to
> conducting a full review for potential adoption within the next year. The
> full list of signatories and more information is available at
> http://cos.io/top
> Best,
> Sara
> --
> Sara Bowman, PhD
> Project Manager
> Center for Open Science <http://www.cos.io>
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Peter Murray-Rust
Reader in Molecular Informatics
Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
University of Cambridge
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