[science-at] An inclusive approach to open science

Peter Kraker pkraker at know-center.at
Thu Jun 27 16:12:10 UTC 2013

Hi Bernhard,

thanks for the nice words and the feedback! Wording will be important so your comment is much appreciated. I also think that it will be important to point to all the other initiatives such as altmerics. This should not be a replacement for existing projects, but rather a more social approach to open science.


Von: science-at-bounces at lists.okfn.org [science-at-bounces at lists.okfn.org]" im Auftrag von "Bernhard Haslhofer [bernhard.haslhofer at univie.ac.at]
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Your approach sounds great! My only concern is that by including words such as “source code” and “data” you address some specific fields (eg., cs, physics) that have already made great progress in being open (cf. arxiv.org). With a more general formulation, e.g. something like “processes and products of scholarly communication” you could avoid that and also address people in other fields.

I also think that “open science” should also restrain from a purely paper-centric publication model (“only the paper count”) and acknowledge other forms of publications (datasets, blogposts, tools). This brings us to the altmetrics discussion (http://altmetrics.org/manifesto/), which I find very important, because it is also about incentives for scholars to follow an open science approach. Maybe you should include this point in the petition.


Bernhard Haslhofer
Postdoc Research Associate
University of Vienna

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 11:13 AM, Peter Kraker wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have written a blogpost on an effort for an inclusive approach to open science that started at a meeting here in Graz. Please do get into the discussion and let us know about your ideas!
> http://science20.wordpress.com/2013/06/25/an-inclusive-approach-to-open-science/
> Best,
> Peter
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