On track with Open Science

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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The History of Scholarly Publishing

History of Scholarly Publishing

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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Being an Open Access Publisher

What is it like to run a company that only publish Open Access Peer Reviewed Journals?

In this episode of the Podcast Open Science Talk, CEO of Hindawi Publishing, Paul Peters joins us. Hindawi is one of the world’s largest publishers of peer-reviewed, fully Open Access journals.

He is also the president of OASPA -Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association and a board member of Crossref, a company who tries to makes research outputs easy to find, cite, link, and assess.

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