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Start a Community Working Group or Project

Posted by | Sep 11th 2013 | Comment

Force 11 has added space on the website for working groups to collaborate on projects. If you wish to start a working group fill out an application here or contact for setup...

Many Papers Lack Detailed Methods

Posted Sep 6th 2013 | Comment

Published in TheScientist - Nearly half of scientific publications lack sufficient information about the research resources needed to reproduce experimental findings, a study finds.


Posted Sep 4th 2013 | Comment

Thanks to the Website Upgrade Team. Eugenio Battaglia, University of Turin; Scott Blair, Calit2; Jonathan Cachat, UCSD; Stephanie Hagstrom, UCSD; Maryann Martone, UCSD; Willy Suwanto, UCSD; and...

FORCE11 has a Mendeley Group!

Posted Aug 29th 2013 | Comment

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USA Federal Grants

Posted by Maryann Martone | Aug 20th 2013 | Comment

About is your place to FIND and APPLY for federal grants. The United States Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for

The Future of the Book: CommentPress Plugin for Wordpress

Posted Aug 20th 2013 | Comment

CommentPress is an open source theme and plugin for the WordPress blogging engine that allows readers to comment paragraph-by-paragraph, line-by-line or block-by-block in the margins of a text....

If We Share Data, Will Anyone Use Them? Data Sharing and Reuse in the Long Tail of Science and Technology

Posted Aug 6th 2013 | Comment

Article by FORCE11 member Christine Borgman  and colleagues in PLoS ONE on a 10 year study of data sharing practices at the Center for Embedded Network Sensing (CENS),

President Obama Nominates New National Science Foundation Director

Posted by Maryann Martone | Aug 2nd 2013 | Comment

Friday, August 2, 2013 The White House announced that President Obama intends to nominate physicist Dr. France Anne Cordova to be the next NSF Director. We do not yet know when Dr. Cordova's...

Joining a CHORUS, Publishers Offer the OSTP a Proactive, Modern, and Cost-Saving Public Access Solution

Posted by Stephanie Hagstrom | Jun 7th 2013 | Comment

Author: Kent Anderson

Scientific Publishers Offer Solution to White House's Public Access Mandate

Posted by Maryann Martone | Jun 7th 2013 | Comment

Author: Jocelyn Kaiser A group of scientific publishers today announced a plan for allowing the public to read taxpayer-funded research papers for free by linking to journals' own websites. The...