Open Access, Open Data, Open Science

Posted on January 26, 2016

By Melissa Cheung The open access (OA) movement has gained a lot of momentum, especially with the implementation of OA policies from funding agencies...

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Filed Under: FACETS Open Access Science Communication

How history (yes, history) plays into your science

Posted on January 21, 2016

By Sarah Boon, PhD Researchers are well aware of the importance of understanding how their field has developed over time, and where their research fits...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Sarah Boon

Seriously, Get to Know Your Audience

Posted on January 18, 2016

By Vivian Nguyen It’s 6 o’clock in the evening and you have just sat down to eat dinner. Your phone begins to ring. You answer the call. Of...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Making Waves

Five strategies for identifying an audience

Posted on January 14, 2016

By Lisa Willemse About a month or so ago, I responded to a question posed on Twitter asking how many reads you hope for when you publish a piece of...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Lisa Willemse

21st Century Science Overload

Posted on January 7, 2016

By Sarah Boon, PhD Do you feel overwhelmed by the number of research papers in your field? Do you wonder if you’re missing key ideas that could...

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Filed Under: Scholarly Publishing Science Communication Sarah Boon

Who Needs Open Access?

Posted on January 6, 2016

By Melissa Cheung Access to information is a human right and is a key element of democracy. Expensive journal paywalls and restrictive copyright laws...

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Filed Under: FACETS Scholarly Publishing Open Access Arctic Science