Opening up new channels for scholarly review, dissemination, and assessment

Edit Görögh, Michela Vignoli, Stephan Gauch, Clemens Blümel, Peter Kraker, Ilire Hasani-Mavriqi, Daniela Luzi, Mappet Walker, Eleni Toli, Electra Sifacaki

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The growing dissatisfaction with the traditional scholarly communication process and publishing practices as well as increasing usage and acceptance of ICT and Web 2.0 technologies in research have resulted in the proliferation of alternative review, publishing and bibliometric methods. The EU-funded project OpenUP addresses key aspects and challenges of the currently transforming science landscape and aspires to come up with a cohesive framework for the review-disseminate-assess phases of the research life cycle that is fit to support and promote open science. The objective of this paper is to present first results and conclusions of the landscape scan and analysis of alternative peer review, altmetrics and innovative dissemination methods done during the first project year.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOpenSym '17 Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Open Collaboration
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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