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Recommendations for the handling of ethical concerns relating to the publication of research data

Author: Iratxe Puebla & Daniella Lowenberg | Publication Date: September 7, 2021

Posted by | Sep 7th 2021 | Comment

On behalf of the FORCE11 Research Data Publishing Ethics WG The growth in data sharing over the last few years is an undeniably positive trend, providing the research community with ready access to...

Call for Proposals: FORCE2021

Posted by Daniella Lowenberg | Aug 23rd 2021 | Comment

FORCE11 is pleased to announce that its annual conference for 2021 will be held online under the theme “FORCE2021: Joining Forces to Advance the Future of Research Communications”.  The FORCE11...

REPO Community Talks and Webinars – Recordings and Forthcoming

Posted by Osman Aldirdiri | Jul 26th 2021 | Comment

The FORCE11 Re-Imagining Educational Practices for Open (REPO) Working Group has convened a number of online events and is scheduling more for the second half of 2021. Please see details below:  Past...

Announcing the Single Source Publishing Community Launch!

Posted by Fiona Murphy | Jul 2nd 2021 | Comment

The Single Source Publishing Community (SSPC) is focused on scholarly publishing and is a meeting place for researchers, educators, publishers, and software developers. The community looks to help...

Open Source Community Call - July 2021

Posted by Simon Worthington | Jun 28th 2021 | 1 Comment

Join the Open Source Community Call co-hosted by FORCE11, Dryad, and eLife on July 8th, 8:30am PDT, 11:30am EDT, 4:30pm BST Recording available here:  -  Notes available...

Community Open Principles: Before, During and After the Global Pandemic

Author: Dr. Ana Persic, UNESCO | Publication Date: June 8, 2021, Author: Dr. Arianna Becerril García, AmeliCA | Publication Date: June 8, 2021, Author: Dr. Johanna Havemann, Open Science MOOC | Publication Date: June 8, 2021, Author: Osman Aldirdiri, AfricArXiv | Publication Date: June 8, 2021

Posted by John Chodacki | Jun 8th 2021 | Comment

  When we talk about Open (Open Science, Open Data, Open Access) what do we mean? How can we navigate the different definitions of what it means to be a community and to be Open? How do we engage...

Call for Papers: Software Citation, Indexing, and Discoverability

Posted by Mahsa Miri | Jun 2nd 2021 | Comment

Submit now to this PeerJ Computer Science Special Issue investigating the importance of - and best practice for - citing, indexing, and discovering software used as a scholarly research tool.  Submit...

Career Opportunity: Team Leader for Literature Services, EMBL-EBI

Author: Jo McEntyre | Publication Date: May 24, 2021

Posted by John Chodacki | May 24th 2021 | Comment

We are seeking an outstanding individual to lead the Literature Services team, responsible for running Europe PMC, at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI).  Supported by 33 funders of...

Fireside Chat with FSCI

Author: Iryna Kuchma | Publication Date: May 11, 2021

Posted by Jo McEntyre | May 11th 2021 | Comment

Join Fireside Chat with FSCI in The Reimagining Educational Practices for Open (REPO) Community Event Series    Serah Rono, Director of Community Development and Engagement at The Carpentries, will...

Open Science training community call

Author: Iryna Kuchma | Publication Date: April 15, 2021

Posted by Fiona Murphy | Apr 15th 2021 | Comment

Date and time: 27 April at 10:00 - 11:00 UTC Join this LIBSENSE community call and discuss lessons learnt from designing and conducting virtual open access and open science training and community...