11 February 2019
Following these guiding principles for sharing data can help researchers get ahead.
24 January 2019
Joshua Rapp Learn
More than 1 million studies are now downloaded from the site every month, mostly in neuroscience, bioinformatics and genomics.
18 January 2019
Alexandra Lippman and Christopher Kelty
The growing clamour for open access results makes scientists vulnerable, say Alexandra Lippman and Christopher Kelty.
11 October 2018
J. Britt Holbrook
Too many tools used to promote accountability benefit research managers and for-profit companies at the expense of individual researchers.
6 September 2018
Jeffrey M. Perkel
Good news for grackles
29 August 2018
The technology has potential to solve some transparency problems, but there are many obstacles to clear first.
16 August 2018
The Open Science movement champions transparency, but how much and how quickly is a matter of dispute.
26 July 2018
Researchers call for a change in evaluation to recognise the importance of reproducibility.
25 July 2018
David Nicholas et al.*
The younger generation sees a collaborative system as key to discovery and advancement, a three-year tracking project reveals.
22 June 2018
They fear the online platform will become less open, but other researchers say the buyout could make GitHub more useful.
11 May 2018
Until recently, many university and society journals operated at a loss, says Gavin Moodie.
27 April 2018
Amanda S. Barnard
Making data available to the larger scientific community has many benefits.
17 April 2018
Noted journal among several reducing article counts in a competitive market.
4 April 2018
Rachael Samberg et al.University of California libraries tackle the transition from subscription-based publishing to sustainable open access.
12 March 2018
Publishers can deny access to the majority of open-access articles at their discretion.
9 March 2018
A new service allows researchers to access raw social media data.
28 February 2018
Dalmeet Singh Chawla
Survey reveals reluctance to take open peer review to the limit.
13 February 2018
It’s wrong to dismiss preprint repositories as the junkyards of science, warns Ioannidis.
6 December 2017
What if it was funders and libraries instead of authors who paid processing fees?
25 October 2017
Open-access publishing held to the same standards as paid subscription journals.
23 August 2017
New preprint services could bring niche scientific communities into the open.
10 August 2017
For the love of discovery, a biochemist freely shared the research which laid the groundwork for widely-used drugs.
15 June 2017
Open science has made progress in China, but there is room for improvement.
22 May 2017
Early-career researchers in the UK are less likely to choose open access over subscription journals.
22 February 2017
A large computing network that has helped design cancer drug candidates and search for extra-terrestrial life is struggling to maintain its volunteer network.
8 December 2016
If funding applications were made under open access, science would benefit from more universal scrutiny.