How can you inform Ph.D. Candidates and early career researchers about Open Science without becoming too political? Is information given about open science in conflict with the expectations for publishing from our universities?
Torstein Låg, psychologist and senior academic librarian at the University Library at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, weighs in on this topic.
Låg is also one of the editors of the web resource PhDonTrack.net.
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Deal or No Deal?
Norwegian research institutions have decided not to renew their agreement with Elsevier.
The agreement with the publisher Elsevier expired at the end of 2018. Negotiations have been underway for more than six months between Unit (department for IT and collective services for higher education and research) and the Dutch publisher, without reaching a new agreement.
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Why do we measure impact?
How can your research impact others outside academia and how do you measure it? In this episode, we discuss the topic of Research Impact and ways to improve it.
Should you use social media as a tool to get more attention, and what are good practices if you do social media?
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What can we learn from history?
In this episode, we talk about the history of scholarly publishing and relates it to today’s Open Science debate.
Historian, philologist and senior academic librarian, Per Pippin Aspaas, takes us through some historical development of scholarly publishing and his views on Open Science today.
Aspaas is a historian, philologist, and an academic librarian at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway.
You can see his own publications here and here.
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What is it like being a global publisher in a world where the demand for Open Science and Open Access is growing?
In this episode, we talk to one of the big ones – the global publishing company Wiley. Wiley is a company with over 5000 employees that specializes in academic publishing.
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