Fair Open Access Principles for journals

That scholarly communication should be “Fair” is an increasingly common concept  for both data and research outputs more widely, including the F.A.I.R. framework which articulates a set of specific principles to enhance the discoverability, use and impact of Australia’s research outputs. This article by Mark Wilson & Alex Holcombe describes another specific use of Fair: the Fair Open Access Principles … More Fair Open Access Principles for journals

Australian copyright laws have questionable benefits

Australian copyright laws have questionable benefits Beth Webster, Swinburne University of Technology and Mitchell Adams, Swinburne University of Technology As the Australian Copyright Agency comes under pressure for appearing to use member royalties to enshrine self-serving copyright laws, it’s time to question the purpose of copyright. Some argue current laws ensure artists are fairly paid … More Australian copyright laws have questionable benefits

23 data things

23things_ 23 (research data) Things is self-directed learning for anybody who wants to know more about research data. If you are a person who cares for, and about, research data and want to fill in some gaps, learn more or find out what others are thinking, then this may be for you!