Open Science: Is the future already here?
peter.suber's bookmarks 2018-12-18
"The ScienceOpen collection ‘Research Paper of the Future’ edited by Gail Clement and Plato L. Smith II foresees a “paper of the future”, where research communication is open, without obstacles, and knowledge is “Findable, Accessible, Inspectable/Interoperable, Reusable/Reproducible, and Extensible“. They use the “paper” as a metaphor for different representations of knowledge, such as text, code, data, materials, and methods – altogether telling a full story of a research argument. According to Clement and Smith, this is the future of accessible and interactive stories, for both humans and machines. The ‘Research Paper of the Future’ collection illuminates the features, functions, and models of what its editors call the “#FuturePaper“. By highlighting different tools and models of open scholarship, this collection shows how researchers are experimenting and leading by example...."