From Open Access to Open Science: The Path From Scientific Reality to Open Scientific Communication

« Although opening up of research is considered an appropriate and trend-setting model for future scientific communication, it can still be difficult to put open science into practice. How open and transparent can a scientific work be? This article investigates the potential to make all information and the whole work process of a qualification project such as a doctoral thesis comprehensively and freely accessible on the internet with an open free license both in the final form and completely traceable in development. The answer to the initial question, the self-experiment and the associated demand for openness, posed several challenges for a doctoral student, the institution, and the examination regulations, which are still based on the publication of an individually written and completed work that cannot be viewed by the public during the creation process. In the case of data and other documents, publication is usually not planned even after completion. (…) »

Source > journals.sagepub.com, Christian Heise, Joshua M. Pearce, SAGE Open, vol. 10, 2, First Published May 10, 2020. DOI: 10.1177/2158244020915900