Open Science Feed

The website Sci-Hub enables users to download PDF versions of scholarly articles, including many articles that are paywalled at their journal’s site. Sci-Hub has grown rapidly since its creation in 2011, but the extent of its coverage has been unclear. Here we report that, as of March 2017, Sci-Hub’…

Many scientific articles are currently published in subscription journals and locked behind paywalls. This model impedes research and diverts public funding to parasitic publishers, while relying almost entirely on the unpaid work of researchers. We believe that science should evolve towards a diffe…


Main sentence I disagree with “Because scholarly review can deter misconduct, such a mechanism is needed for preprints as well.” …

Listen and ask questions. “Most science deniers don’t have a deficit of information, but a deficit of trust. And trust has to be built, with patience, respect, empathy and interpersonal connections.”…

Open Science Feed

    Open science, open research or open scholarship, is an increasingly important discussion topic. However, it can be difficult to know where to go for information. This subreddit will collate the latest from the world of open science, including but not limited to open access, open data, open education, open peer review, and open source.

    We use term science in the international sense: from the natural sciences to the humanities and everything in between.

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