Meeting One

September 20, 2017 2-3:30 p.m. in the GQ Annex

  1. What is Open Scholarship?
    1. Topics
      1. What is “open”?, Why do “open”?, Modes and varieties of openness
    2. Readings
      1. Smith, Matthew Longshore, and Ruhiya Seward. 2017. “Openness as Social Praxis.” First Monday 22 (4).
        1. https://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/7073
        2. http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v22i4.7073
        3. Note that you will get a warning about the security of this site… Just don’t enter any passwords, etc.
      2. The following are web pages of a variety of groups who are active in “open” movements. Most of these are short and to the point. My inclusion of these definitions is to demonstrate some of the continuity in these statements as well as some of the key issues that differences between these statements suggests.
        1. Open Definition
          1. http://opendefinition.org/od/2.1/en/
        2. Open Knowledge: What is Open?
          1. https://okfn.org/opendata/
        3. Open Scholarship- ARL (just the introduction)
          1. http://www.arl.org/focus-areas/open-scholarship
        4. OpenGLAM
          1. https://openglam.org/principles/
          2. Specifically for libraries and archives.
        5. CAUL (Council of Australian University Libraries) Statement on  Open Scholarship
          1. http://www.caul.edu.au/content/upload/files/scholcomm/openscholarship2015.docx
        6. Open Scholarship Initiative
          1. http://osinitiative.org/
        7. Why Open Research?
          1. http://whyopenresearch.org/index.html
        8. Center for Open Science
          1. https://cos.io/about/mission/
      3. Historical Read: (Optional) 50 shades of Open
        1. Fifty shades of open
          by Jeffrey Pomerantz and Robin Peek.
          First Monday, Volume 21, Number 5 – 2 May 2016
          http://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/6360/5460
          doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v21i5.6360