Editors' Picks


What will future publications be like?

Posted by Andreas Degkwitz | Oct 27th 2013 | 1 Comment

The development of digital publications is making headway due to increasing data-intensive research activities and may also be noticed in subject areas like the humanities where this empirical...


Dude, Where’s My Data?

Posted Sep 13th 2013

Authors: Roli Roberts


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

Posted by Maryann Martone | 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 Networ


Data Sharing and Metadata Curation: Obstacles and Strategies:

Posted Jun 6th 2013 | Comment

Future strategies for managing scientific data and metadata for basic and applied research


PLoS: Accelerating Science Award Program

Posted May 2nd 2013 | Comment

The Accelerating Science Award Program (ASAP) recognizes individuals who have used, applied, or remixed scientific research — published through Open Access — to make a difference in science, medici


SPARC FAQ for the Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR)

Posted Apr 26th 2013 | Comment

The bipartisan Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR) was introduced in Congress on February 14, 2013. Co-sponsored in the Senate by Sens.