Ground-breaking open research platform, Octopus, to launch | Jisc

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"Ground-breaking publishing platform Octopus is being launched next week on 29 June and researchers are invited to attend the online event to find out more. Octopus aims to enable fast, free and fair publishing of research that is open to all and focuses on the intrinsic quality of research. It sets out to avoid researchers being tempted to ‘sell good stories’ in their work, and instead rewards them for rigour and specialism. Whilst traditional journals will remain a way for research findings to be disseminated, Octopus will provide a primary research record for publishing and research as it happens. It will be the place where the research community will be able to record full details of ideas, methods, data and analyses, for these to be peer reviewed and assessed for quality. It will allow faster sharing of results with credit given to individual work at all stages of the research process – including peer review. ..."


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06/29/2022, 10:10

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