U.S academic leaders join forces for open scholarship | Research Information

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"Leaders from 65 U.S. colleges and universities are joining forces to advance the principles and practices of open scholarship, in an effort to make scholarly outputs more transparent and beneficial to a broader community.

The partnership aims to ensure that as many students, faculty, practitioners, policy makers, and community members as possible have access to, and a voice in, research and scholarship.

The Higher Education Leadership Initiative for Open Scholarship, known as HELIOS, is a cohort of colleges and universities formed to create collective action to advance open scholarship across their campuses. HELIOS takes place within the larger context of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s Roundtable on Aligning Incentives for Open Science.

Greg Tananbaum, secretariat of the National Academies’ Roundtable and director of Open Research Funders Group, a network of funders committed to the open sharing of research outputs, said: 'HELIOS represents the most promising, ambitious attempt to align higher education practices with open scholarship values. Colleges and universities can make it easier and more rewarding for students, faculty, and staff to engage in open scholarship activities like data sharing and self-archiving their papers. HELIOS is an important collective step in that direction.' ..."



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Date tagged:

03/30/2022, 08:59

Date published:

03/30/2022, 06:18