Opening Science

The Evolving Guide on How the Internet is Changing Research, Collaboration and Scholarly Publishing

by Sönke Bartling, Sascha Friesike

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Book Description

Modern information and communication technologies, together with a cultural upheaval within the research community, have profoundly changed research in nearly every aspect. Ranging from sharing and discussing ideas in social networks for scientists to new collaborative environments and novel publication formats, knowledge creation and dissemination as we know it is experiencing a vigorous shift towards increased transparency, collaboration and accessibility. Many assume that research workflows will change more in the next 20 years than they have in the last 200. This book provides researchers, decision makers, and other scientific stakeholders with a snapshot of the basics, the tools, and the underlying visions that drive the current scientific (r)evolution, often called 'Open Science.'

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC). You can download Opening Science ebook for free in PDF format (5.3 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Engineering and Technology
Publisher
Springer
Published
2014
Pages
339
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319000251
ISBN10
331900025X
ISBN13 Digital
9783319000268
ISBN10 Digital
3319000268
PDF Size
5.3 MB
License
CC BY-NC

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