How and why I self-archive – four researchers report their views

Many reasons are given for self-archiving, and self-archivers follow many different practices. We asked four researchers from different disciplines how and why they self-archive their research results. We also asked the researchers about their views on the promotion of self-archiving. This is the seventh part of the Think Open blog’s article series on self-archiving.

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Open science and qualitative research evaluation

”Responsible research evaluation must look past abstract quantitative indicators and examine research in its true context, which requires qualitative research evaluation approaches and methods.” In this blog article, Joona Lehtomäki, a science adviser at the division of strategic research at the Academy of Finland (Research Councils Finland), writes about research evaluation, role of metrics, impact of research, open science and the qualitative turn in research evaluation. Lehtomäki also outlines what would a turn towards more contextualized and qualitative research evaluation mean in practice.

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What are the benefits of UH Data Support’s DMP services? Four researchers share their views

For many researchers, the the Academy of Finland’s September 2019 Call makes data management planning a topical issue. The University of Helsinki Data Support provides support for the preparation of data management plans (DMP). We asked four UH researchers how well the Data Support services responded to their needs.

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New publishing channel for blog articles – Think Open Digest helps researchers find the blog content better

Think Open Digest journal combines and regroupes articles published on the blog into thematic entities. The first two issues are dedicated to research data management, a current topic due to the Academy of Finland’s September 2019 call.

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How to promote openness? Paula Eerola and Tuuli Toivonen discuss scientific publishing and research data

Vice rector Paula Eerola and associate professor of geoinformatics Tuuli Toivonen discuss the Plan S declaration, open access incentives, research-data issues, data management and corporate collaboration. This is the abstract of the original posts, part 1 and part 2 (in Finnish).

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