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
What does ‘Open Educational Resource’ mean to you? OERs are free and accessible online teaching and learning resources. Whether you are teaching online or just starting to develop flipped and blended learning approaches…chances are you will be using or even creating OER, though you might not be using that label. While these resources may be … More Demystifying OER licences
Since launching in 2010, more than 2000 contributors have written for LSE’s public-facing academic blogs, reaching an ever-expanding, international audience. But how do we measure the impact of this particular form of research communication? Read more about how LSE is approaching the issue of demonstrating impact.
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
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!