Rogue Scholar Posts

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Published in Stories by Kristian Garza on Medium

In the winding world of academic research, the quest for an appropriate repository to store and share scholarly data has been akin to a modern-day odyssey. Traditionally, this journey involved wading through static pages and search indexes, a process both time-consuming and fraught with uncertainty.

Published in OpenCitations blog
Author Chiara Di Giambattista

In OpenCitations, we like to define our infrastructure organization as “community-based” and “community-driven”, and we really mean it. The support coming from the number of academic libraries and consortia coming after OpenCitations’ involvement in the 2nd SCOSS funding cycle has made it possible, starting from 2020, to make OpenCitations develop from a small university project based on time-limited grant incomes to being an

Published in Chroknowlogy
Author Joshua Chalifour

The processes and supports within an institution can, I’ve noticed, demand a bit of effort to change. When we speak of open scholarship or open science , many aspects tie-in or lead out from those concepts, which makes the whole prospect of institutional change quite complex.

Published in OpenCitations blog
Author Chiara Di Giambattista

Last April, Martin Fenner launched Rogue Scholar, an archive of science blogs aiming to index full-text of blog posts, establish a full-text search, and register DOIs and metadata for all posts. Rogue Scholar works with all blogging platforms that publish scholarly content and have an RSS or Atom feed with full-text content distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY 4.0) license.

Published in OpenCitations blog
Author Chiara Di Giambattista

Last March, the  Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment (CoARA) launched its call for members to propose Working Groups and National Chapters. The aim of the call (which was closed in June) was to foster the creation of Working Groups that would work as ‘communities of practice’ to enable systemic reform of research assessment by providing mutual learning and collaboration on specific thematic areas .

Published in Flavours of Open

This cross-post has originally been published on the ScholarLed blog. Over the last few years, I have had the opportunity to closely follow the work of a variety of community- and scholar-led publishing initiatives, while also becoming more deeply involved with a few of them.

Published in OpenCitations blog
Author Chiara Di Giambattista

OpenCitations is seeking applicants for a one-year Research Fellow position to be held from April 2023, for which the application closing deadline is 28 February 2023 .  Currently, the amount and complexity of the data made available by OpenCitations opens up several issues related to the improvement, scalability and optimisation of its infrastructure.

Published in OpenCitations blog
Author Arcangelo Massari

This blog post is the first of a series dedicated to the description and promotion of OpenCitations Meta. In addition to OpenCitations’ Citation Indexes, OpenCitations is pleased to announce a new service: OpenCitations Meta , a database which stores and delivers bibliographic metadata for all publications involved in the OpenCitations citation indexes.