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Community call: Open-source technology development for publishing (hosted by eLife)

Author: Jennifer McLennan | Publication Date: February 13, 2018

Posted by | Feb 13th 2018 | Comment

Publishers are – wisely – taking advantage of the increasingly rapid introduction of new tools to enhance the efficiency of research communication and the potential for continued discovery....


FORCE 2018: advise us on dates, speakers and scope

Posted by Jennifer McLennan | Feb 7th 2018 | Comment

We are looking to have the next FORCE11 conference in October 2018. To keep costs down, McGill University in Montreal will be hosting. (Thank you, McGill!) Before we announce the specifics of the...


River Valley implements ORCID to give credit to reviewers

Posted by Charlie Rapple | Feb 2nd 2018

London, UK, 2 March 2018 – River Valley have developed a new feature within their peer review platform, ReView, to recognise peer reviewers’ work. River Valley have worked closely with ORCID to allow...


Sustaining Scholarly Infrastructures through Collective Action: The Lessons that Olson can Teach us

Author: Cameron Neylon | Publication Date: December 27, 2017

Posted by Stephanie Hagstrom | Jan 3rd 2018 | Comment


ENVRIplus survey on data citation and persistent identifier (4)

Author: Maria Johnsson | Publication Date: January 17, 2018

Posted Jan 1st 2018

ENVRIplus - a Horizon2020 project bringing together environmental and earth system research infrastructures - is inviting you to participate in a survey about how your organization views the role of...


FSCI 2018 Call for Course Proposals

Posted Dec 18th 2017

FSCI 2018 FORCE11 Scholarly Communications Institute July 30 - August  3, 2018 University of California, San Diego La Jolla, CA   USA   Course Submission Form   DEADLINE:  January 8, 2018 Do...


Webinar Scholarly Commons: Are we ready to define? Dec. 8: at 9:00am PST

Posted by Stephanie Hagstrom | Dec 7th 2017 | Comment

We would like to invite you to an interactive webinar on the activities of the FORCE11 Scholarly Commons Working Group on Friday, December 8th. The working group has been considering the question:  ...


Open Science Arabic Community

Author: Abdelazeem Abdelhameed Elhabyan | Publication Date: December 3, 2017

Posted by Stephanie Hagstrom | Dec 3rd 2017 | Comment

Abdelazeem Elhabyan (6th year medical student Tanta University, Egypt ) Have started a new intiative to disseminate the knowledge and practices of open science via Social Media ( Facebook and Twitter...