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Society for Scholarly Publishing Focus Group

  • National Academy of Sciences 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC. (map)

Open Data, Science, and Digital Scholarship

What is "open science/open digital scholarship?" "Open" -- whether narrowly understood as access or more broadly understood as transparency -- has increased journal readership, citations, alternative metrics, and online attention, but it goes beyond getting more eyeballs on research. It's also about social justice and giving tax payers -- patients, family members, concerned citizens -- access to the research they fund while increasing public literacy.

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