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Tuesday, July 27

8:00am PDT

T13- Fostering Open Scholarship across the Curriculum

FSCI courses are now closed. Course attendees must go to the course OSF page do see course materials and Zoom links.


Open Scholarship expands the limitations suggested by the term "Open Science." Though many practitioners of Open Scholarship know that values of Open Scholarship are applicable across disciplinary boundaries, it can be difficult to bring them into humanities and social science classrooms, given the historic terminology "Open Science." Principles of Open Scholarship (as holdovers from Open Science) are valuable across disciplines; that is, they are useful in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and interdisciplinary fields. Acknowledging and teaching them in classrooms across a variety of disciplines and a range of advancement within a discipline can benefit students, their instructors, and academia at large, as they encourage wider promotion of Open principles.

The first part of the course focuses on rationale for teaching Open Scholarship across disciplines, and discussions of who benefits from it. Participants in this course will have opportunities to examine their institutional cultures of Open Science and Open Scholarship, and how instruction can expand the reach of Open Scholarship within their own discipline as well as to other disciplines.

The second part of the course focuses on implementing Open Scholarship within a curriculum. Participants in this course will work to identify specific partners within their institutions and strategize how to leverage those partnerships to endorse the project, and they will map Open Scholarship into a specific curriculum. By the end of the course, participants should have a workable plan to include Open Scholarship principles in existing instruction, and to promote teaching Open Scholarship across a wide range of disciplines.

Tuesday, July. 27
8-9AM: First session
4-5PM: REPEAT First session
Thursday, July. 29
8-9AM: Second session
4-5PM: REPEAT Second session
Tuesday, Aug. 3
8-9AM: Third session
4-5PM: REPEAT Third session

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Jonathan Grunert

Scholarly Communications Librarian, SUNY Geneseo

Tuesday July 27, 2021 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
T13 Classroom
Wednesday, July 28

8:00am PDT

W22- Research Reproducibility in Theory and Practice (biomedical focus)

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This will be a carpentry-like course; instructors will pull together the materials about rigor and reproducibility, important for the scientists. The goal is to come out of this with a set of materials.

The course will focus on issues of reproducibility in research from a broad perspective. It will include an introduction to the differing types of reproducibility, and a discussion of grant review guidelines and the philosophy that underpins them.

The course will look at reproducibility in several contexts, including collecting and communication in experimental research, providing a robust record of computational research, and the limitations and debates around these approaches. We will introduce several tools and approaches to support reproducible research practice, including the RRID portal, Zenodo, Jupyter Notebooks, and best practice in research and data management, communication, and open sharing.

(All times Pacific)
Wednesday, July. 28
8-9AM: Session 1
5-6PM: REPEAT Session 1
Monday, Aug. 2
8-9AM: Session 2
5-6PM: REPEAT Session 2
Wednesday, Aug. 4
8-9AM: Session 3
5-6PM: REPEAT: Session 3

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Anita Bandrowski

Researcher, SciCrunch Inc
Department of Neuroscience at UCSDLead of the RRID project, working in big data infrastructures. Curation at SPARC.science project (bio-electronic medicine for the peripheral nervous system to organ connections) and part of BICCN.org (Brain Cell Census Network).
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Daniel Katz

Chief Scientist, NCSA; Research Associate Professor, CS, iSchool, ECE, University of Illinois
Dan is Chief Scientist at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and Research Associate Professor in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the School of Information Sciences (iSchool), at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. In past... Read More →

Tracey Weissgerber

Group Leader, Berlin Institute of Health at Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Meta-researcher working to improve data visualization, statistical analysis, rigor, reproducibility and transparency in scientific publications

Wednesday July 28, 2021 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
W22 Classroom

8:00am PDT

W23 - Stakeholder perspectives on negotiating transformative and open access publishing agreements

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Libraries and national consortia globally are increasingly adopting publisher open access negotiations as a key component in their broader open access strategies. The ESAC Transformative Agreement Registry lists more than 200 agreements currently in place between 45 publishers, large and small, and libraries and national-level library consortia in 30 countries. While the ESAC Market Watch highlights the impact these agreements are having in enabling authors to retain copyright and publish their new research articles immediately open access, the agreements have ramifications that touch all stakeholders in scholarly communication: researchers, publishers, librarians, higher education and research administration, research funders and more.

Featuring the insights of a range of stakeholders, this course will give participants the opportunity to explore the impacts of transformative open access agreements from a variety of different perspectives.
  • What are the principles and strategic considerations that motivate stakeholders to engage in this pathway? 
  • What are the practical and operational implications for each of the stakeholders and how are they addressed?
  • As stakeholders inch forward on the path of transformative open access agreements, what new challenges do they see on the horizon and how do they propose to address them? 

Through live and recorded presentations, facilitated small-group discussions and other activities, participants will gain a better understanding of the open access scholarly publishing landscape and will come away with their own actionable roadmap for publisher negotiations aimed at driving an open, diverse and equitable scholarly communication system.

(All times Pacific)
Wednesday, July. 28
8-9AM: Session 1
5-6PM: REPEAT Session 1
Monday, Aug. 2
8-9AM: Session 2
5-6PM: REPEAT Session 2
Wednesday, Aug. 4
8-9AM: Session 3
5-6PM: REPEAT: Session 3

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Colleen Campbell

Open Access 2020 and ESAC Initiatives, Max Planck Digital Library
COLLEEN CAMPBELL leads external engagement in the OA transition at the Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL), focusing on capacity-building activities to empower librarians and other stakeholders with strategic insights and essential skills as they work to enable an open, sustainable... Read More →
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Curtis Brundy

AUL for Collections, Iowa State University
I oversee collections and scholarly communications at Iowa State, which is a signatory of the OA2020 initiative. I am active with several groups that are interested in seeing, as well as assisting, scholarly publishers and societies transition to open business models.
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Mathew Willmott

Open Access Collection Strategist, California Digital Library

Wednesday July 28, 2021 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
W23 Classroom

8:00am PDT

W31- Advancing the open science agenda: an introduction to responsible research intelligence reporting

FSCI courses are now closed. Course attendees must go to the course OSF page do see course materials and Zoom links.


In this course, participants will learn about recent developments in the world of research performance evaluation. Together with the instructors, attendees will also practice how to bridge the principles of open science with research intelligence methods and tools to provide actionable knowledge about open science performance in research institutions. This course will provide the means to let participants explore research intelligence, a growing field of interest for professionals in scholarly communication. By learning and using open science evaluation practices, participants will be able to show research intelligence outcomes to policy makers to foster change in their institution. This course is specifically designed for data stewards, librarians, and policy makers who want to discover new approaches to advance the open science agenda in a data-driven way.

In three sessions, the course will cover the landscape of open science evaluation, show how we can gather research information, apply open science evaluation techniques on analyse data related to research institutions, and discuss the outcomes of such analyzes.

In the first module, Antonio will guide the audience through a general overview of open science with a focus on institutional and funding policies on recognition and rewards and societal impact (particularly in Europe and the Netherlands). He will then review and critically examine some of the evaluation criteria typically used to rank institutions as well as individual researchers and their publications, highlighting the inability of such metrics to reflect the amount of transparency, accountability, and reusability of the scholarly output. Afterwards, he will introduce alternative evaluation frameworks that allow a more comprehensive analysis of the content of research rather than quantitative (publication) metrics. The audience will have the opportunity to engage in live discussions and reflect on how research is evaluated in their own institutions. At the end of this session, participants will have contextualized old and new evaluation criteria and be able to choose appropriate metrics that better map onto desirable principles of transparency, accountability, and reusability of intellectual products.

In the second module, Tung Tung will provide an introduction to research intelligence applications and its recent developments in the evaluation of scholarly outputs. The goal here is to introduce participants to a variety of data sources, present a set of standard and alternative metrics through use cases, and define strategic questions that guide research intelligence efforts. During live sessions, the course participants are expected to work on strategic questions that are relevant to their context, and operationalize performance evaluation using both standard and alternative metrics, open science metrics, as well as reflect on the comparison between outcomes from standard approaches and alternative performance assessments.

The course ends with a guided assignment specifically aimed at retrieving and presenting research intelligence outcomes, and therefore contributing to the implementation of responsible research evaluation for advancing open science. The guided assignment will consist of a recorded step by step example as well as two live sessions led by Armel for discussions and presentations with the course participants. Here, participants will introduce an open science analysis on their own organization, using the techniques and tools presented by Tung Tung in the second part of the course.

At the end of this course, participants will feel at ease with the major developments in research intelligence reporting for open science by learning about the concepts of open science, apply (novel) evaluation techniques and practice with open access research information sources.

Note: This course follows a different time schedule than other FSCI courses, with first sessions at 12AM Pacific and repeat sessions at 8AM Pacific.)

(All times Pacific)
Wednesday, July. 28
12-1:30AM: Session 1
8-9:30AM: REPEAT Session 1
Monday, Aug. 2
12-1:30AM: Session 2
8-9:30AM: REPEAT Session 2
Wednesday, Aug. 4
12-1:30AM: Session 3
8-9:30AM: REPEAT: Session 3


Armel Lefebvre

Research information officer, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
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Tung Tung Chan

Research Intelligence Advisor, Erasmus University Rotterdam
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Antonio Schettino

Coordinator Open Science, Erasmus University Rotterdam
I have a background in experimental psychology, cognitive and affective electrophysiology. As Coordinator Open Science at Erasmus University Rotterdam, I facilitate communications between members of the Open Science Community Rotterdam (https://www.openscience-rotterdam.com/home... Read More →

Wednesday July 28, 2021 8:00am - 9:30am PDT
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