Do Scientists Reuse Open Data?. By Irene Pasquetto | by Sage Bionetworks | CAOS by Sage Bionetworks | Medium
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"Open science can mean many different things for different people. The way I see it, open-science practices and policies have two fundamental, intertwined goals: to increase science credibility and efficiency. To reach these goals, open-science advocates and practitioners promote the release of science products and means of production — such as manuscripts, data, code, processes, and tools — under open access. ...
There is one aspect of data-sharing practices that remains widely misunderstood, which is how scientists reuse open data to produce novel knowledge (not to validate others’ analyses). This is the thing: expectations for how much, how, and by whom biomedical data will be re-purposed once released under open access are often misplaced, to say the least...."