What Are We Waiting For?

Recently The Chronicle of Higher Education published a piece entitled “How to Avoid a Post-Scholar America”.  Yes, we say, YES, and AMEN, too. The University of Oklahoma was founded as a public institution.  Its mission encompasses “service to the state and society.”  We can do this by, as The Chronicle article says, creating more public […]

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In (Academic Social) Medias Res

Within hours after Forbes.com published Sarah Bond’s article, Dear Scholars, Delete Your Account at Academia.edu, I began fielding questions from OU faculty members. 3,132 people from the University of Oklahoma have accounts on Academia.edu, and 3,284 have accounts on ResearchGate. Another popular “academic social network,” Mendeley, doesn’t group their accounts in the same way, but […]

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OSF Preprints Repository

The Center for Open Science has launched OSF Preprints, an open access repository of more than 350,000 preprints of scholarly publications. Researchers can upload preprints, create projects, and work collaboratively. With OSF for Meetings, academic organizations can register events and share documents with participants. Other key features include document-level metrics, data archiving, and project tracking. […]

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