For the last 350 years, since the first scientific journal, science has been locked into a commercial system, based on print publishing With the Internet, there's a chance to be more open and share results faster, to involve more people in the process Many scientists are now experimenting with greater openness and collaboration But sometimes it can be a surprisingly hard sell, for a lot of reasons o Rewards and incentives still tied into the old system scienceblogs.com/confessions/2014/03/14/open-science-for-undergrads/
The internet offers us the first major opportunity to improve [the] collective long-term memory [of science], and to create a collective short-term working memory, a conversational commons for the rapid collaborative development of ideas. -Michael NielsenMichael Nielsen
The process of scientific discovery - how we do science - will change more over the next 20 years than in the past 300 years. -Michael Nielsen
As scholars undertake a great migration to online publishing, altmetrics stands to provide an academic measurement of twitter and other online activity Jason Priem blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2011/11/21/altmetrics-twitter/
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