Scholarly communication
Scholarly communication is the process of academics, scholars and researchers sharing and publishing their research findings so that they are available to the wider academic community (such as univers...
Academic publishing
Academic publishing is the subfield of publishing which distributes academic research and scholarship. Most academic work is published in academic journal article, book or thesis form. The part of aca...
Access to Knowledge movement
The Access to Knowledge (A2K) movement is a loose collection of civil society groups, governments, and individuals converging on the idea that access to knowledge should be linked to fundamental princ...
Peer review
Peer review is the evaluation of work by one or more people of similar competence to the producers of the work (peers). It constitutes a form of self-regulation by qualified members of a profession wi...
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Interdisciplinary peer review
Interdisciplinary Peer Review (IPR) is a specific term applied to a peer review process with an additional focus outside of the area of the author's subject of expertise. Disciplines such as Telecommu...
Knowledge Ecology International
Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) is a non-governmental organization. It was founded by Ralph Nader in 1995 and was then called Consumer Project on Technology. It deals with issues related to the...
Figshare
Figshare is an online digital repository where researchers can preserve and share their research outputs, including figures, datasets, images, and videos. It is free to upload content and free to acc...
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Peter Suber
Peter Dain Suber (born November 8, 1951) is a philosopher specializing in the philosophy of law and open access to knowledge. He is fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and director...
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NIH Public Access Policy
The NIH Public Access Policy is an open access mandate requiring that research papers describing research funded by the National Institutes of Health must be available to the public for free through P...
Research Objects
In computing, Research Objects describes an emerging method for the identification, aggregation and exchange of scholarly information on the Web. The primary goal of the research object approach is to...
Cameron Neylon
David Cameron Neylon is an advocate for open access and the Advocacy Director at the Public Library of Science.
Neylon was educated at the University of Western Australia and the Australian Nation...
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Peer critique
Peer critique, a specialized form of critique, is the common practice of writers reviewing and providing constructive criticism of each other's work. Most fiction writers use some form of peer critiqu...
Center for Open Science
The Center for Open Science is a non-profit technology organization based in Charlottesville, Virginia with a mission to "increase the openness, integrity, and reproducibility of scientific research."...
American Institute of Biological Sciences
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is a non-profit scientific association that is dedicated to advancing biological research and education.
The American Institute of Biological S...
Open Access Button
The Open Access Button is a browser bookmarklet which registers when people hit a paywall to an academic article and cannot access it. It is supported by Medsin UK and the Right to Research Coalition....
Clinical peer review
Clinical Peer Review is the process by which health care professionals evaluate each other’s clinical performance. Clinical peer review is segmented by discipline. No inter-disciplinary models for c...
Medical peer review
Medical peer review is the process by which a committee of physicians examines the work of a peer and determines whether the physician under review has met accepted standards of care in rendering medi...
Open Library of Humanities
The Open Library of Humanities is a non-profit open access publisher for the humanities and social sciences, led by the academics Martin Paul Eve and Caroline Edwards. It is also a megajournal modelle...