RoRI Announces Partners and First Wave of Projects
Following an intense period of consultation and co-design, we are excited to unveil our first wave of projects, which will run for the remainder of RoRI's pilot phase (until autumn 2021). We are also delighted to announce our partners, who will be collaborating in the design and delivery of these projects.
In late March of this year, Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick suggested in an interview that many people over 70-himself included-would be willing to risk contracting coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) so as not to, in his words, "sacrifice the country." At the time, his comments were widely re
Impact factor volatility due to a single paper: A comprehensive analysis
This publication shows how a single paper affects the impact factor (IF) of a journal by analyzing data from 3,088,511 papers published in 11639 journals in the 2017 Journal Citation Reports of Clarivate Analytics.
The Open Publishing Fest, held over two weeks in May 2020, was a great success with over 150 events from all over the world and a huge variety of topics. The fest really brought people together and injected some charm into the communities life at an otherwise bleak time. With this in mind here ar
As budgets tighten and the need for open resources swells, efforts to fund essential Open Science services remains critical, as claims the Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (SCOSS).
Reopening Plans and the Future of Open Scholarship: A Call for Participation
Over the last few months we've been in conversation with colleagues in higher education about what they see as the challenges that lie ahead as they weigh reopening plans and longer term effects of the global pandemic. Starting June 29th, we will be launching our first research effort to support institutional decision-making in research and scholarship.
How - and When - Can the Coronavirus Vaccine Become a Reality?
It is likely we'll eventually have a coronavirus vaccine - but perhaps not as quickly as some expect. From development, to clinical trials and distribution, ProPublica reporter Caroline Chen explains the tremendous challenges that lie ahead.
University of California Reaches Groundbreaking Open Access Deal with Leading Global Publisher
The University of California today (June 16) announced a transformative open access publishing agreement that will make more of the University's research freely and immediately available to individuals and researchers across the globe.