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Call for nominations to the 2020 - 2021 FORCE11 Board of Directors

Posted by | Oct 12th 2020 | Comment

Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague to the FORCE11 Board. FORCE11 is a community that works toward change in scholarly communications – we are people from different positions,...

Open Transparent Science Survey

Author: kornbrot | Publication Date: October 6, 2020

Posted by John Chodacki | Oct 6th 2020 | Comment

OpenScienceSurvey Appeal for views on the pros and cons of Open Science. Completion of  a brief survey, 5 - 10 minutes, would be greatly appreciated. Link to survey The survey covers responsibility...

Effective Data Practices: new recommendations to support an open research ecosystem

Posted by Diana Kornbrot | Sep 29th 2020 | Comment

Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is pleased to announce the release of a new report written with our partners at the Califronia Ditial Library (CDL), the Association of American Universities (...

Introducing the Initiative for Open Abstracts (I4OA)

Posted by Cynthia Hudson-... | Sep 29th 2020 | Comment

Last week the Initiative for Open Abstracts (I4OA) was launched: This initiative is a collaboration between scholarly publishers, infrastructure organizations, librarians,...

Passenger Pigeon Manifesto

Author: Adam Harangozó | Publication Date: September 14, 2020

Posted by Bianca Kramer | Sep 14th 2020 | Comment

Signed by a large number of professionals, the Passenger Pigeon Manifesto is a call to public galleries, libraries, archives, and museums to liberate our cultural heritage. Read the manifesto here:...

Register Now for Open Source Community Call - Sept 2020

Posted by Adam Harangozó | Sep 8th 2020 | Comment

Join the Open Source Community Call co-hosted by FORCE11, Dryad, and eLife on September 29th, 3pm UTC (8am PDT, 11am EDT, 4pm BST) Innovators share the latest updates and opportunities in the open-...


Author: Ekaterine Lomia | Publication Date:

Posted by John Chodacki | Aug 22nd 2020 | Comment

The present article is related with the issues of cultural diversity in communication. The challenges of the 21st century enable the societies to interact with one another on a more frequent basis...

Report: Open Source Community Call, June 29, 2020

Posted by Namig Isazade | Jul 16th 2020 | Comment

On June 29, 2020, FORCE11 hosted the latest in a series of Open Source Community Calls held in partnership with Dryad and eLife. These calls are an informal way to share and discuss efforts that...

Forecasting Costs for Biomedical Data Preservation: Public Briefing Webinar

Posted by Amanda Page | Jul 10th 2020 | Comment

Join the National Academies for a public briefing webinar about our recent report on life cycle decisions for biomedical research data. About this Event Preserving and promoting access to data from...

Call for Community Review: Software Source Code Identification Working Group

Posted by Maryann Martone | Jul 8th 2020

We invite the FORCE11 & Research Data Alliance communities to review and comment on the output of our Software Source Code Identification (SCID) Working Group.  This call is part of the open...