April 12, 2023
The US OSTP’s Nelson Memo, which requires immediate public access to federally funded research papers, sent a shockwave across the scholarly communications landscape. Now that the first policy implementations of the memo are out, what impacts will it have on different stakeholders in our community? A panel of publishers and librarians, including Ithaka S+R’s Roger Schonfeld alongside Colette Bean, Angel Cochran, Steven Inchcoombe, and Barbara Rockenbach, will reflect on how they plan to support researchers and what these changes mean…
March 6, 2023
As the National Endowment for the Humanities updates its policies in response to last year’s announcement of new federal guidelines issued by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) regarding public access to research publications and data, humanists will face urgent questions about how their scholarly practices within the global trends towards mandatory data sharing. When should the evidence humanists collect be considered data, and when is it appropriate to share those data? How might humanists…
March 6, 2023
This issue brief suggests that one key perspective that humanists can bring to larger debates about data sharing and open access research outputs is their uniquely well-developed infrastructure for the public sharing of knowledge creation, exemplified in the many public humanities initiatives that are a highly visible and vibrant part of humanities scholarship. Many recent public humanities projects emphasize community-driven, collaborative data generation efforts, in which knowledge is co-created with community participants not for the community.
March 22, 2023
Session at the 2023 NAS Journal Summit
Ithaka S+R’s Dylan Ruediger will present at the 2023 National Academy of Sciences Journal Summit in a session focusing on US OSTP federal policy to require public access to the data underlying published papers. The panel will discuss the implications of the new policy for journals, research infrastructure, and research culture. Other participants include Brian HItson, Jasna Markovac, Jennifer Gibson, Brooks Hanson, Anita de Waard, and Andrew Ewald. See the full agenda to learn more.