Editori Stories: Journal for Reproducibility in Neuroscience – a peer-reviewed open access journal

”Bottom line is, the platform fills an important gap in the scientific publishing process: the need for academic-led journals,” says Plinio Casarotto, editor of the new Journal for Reproducibility in Neuroscience, peer-reviewed scientific journal published on the University of Helsinki’s Editori platform. Casarotto’s interview starts a new series of articles on the Think Open blog.

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Editori-tarinat: Journal for Reproducibility in Neuroscience – vertaisarvioitu open access -lehti

”Ydinasia on se, että julkaisualusta täyttää merkittävän aukkokohdan tieteellisessä julkaisemisessa: yliopistolähtöisten lehtien tarpeen”, toteaa vertaisarvioidun Journal for Reproducibility in Neuroscience -lehden päätoimittaja Plinio Casarotto. Casarotton haastattelu aloittaa juttusarjan, jossa esitellään Helsingin yliopiston Editori-alustalla julkaistavia avoimia lehtiä.

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Koronasta digiloikkaan ja opetuksen avoimuuteen – poikkeusaika on avannut opetusta

Opetus siirtyi Helsingin yliopistossa keväällä koronan tieltä pikavauhtia verkkoon, mikä on lisännyt myös avoimesti saatavilla olevan opetuksen määrää. Tässä blogiartikkelissa tarkastellaan Helsingin yliopiston avoimen opetuksen kanavia (mm. Unitube, Youtube, Mooc), opetuksen avoimuuden toteuttamista ja peilataan opetuksen digiloikkaa keväällä järjestettyyn webinaariin, jossa aiheena oli oppimisen avoimuus ja avoimet opetusmateriaalit.

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The components of research data management

The key components of research data management consist of knowing and describing your data, following ethical and legal principles, understanding the workflows related to securing, storing, sharing, archiving, opening and publishing your data. Here we take a closer look at these components of RDM and their relationship with the scientific conduct of research and partially with the basic services provided by the home organization.

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Services for data driven research are developed in the National Library

Last year, the National Library of Finland launched the Digital Open Memory project, which aims to develop the data driven services for researchers, especially in digital humanities. According to a survey conducted in the project, reading and interpreting texts, were still the major ways of using digital material among researchers in the humanities, and the pressure to provide more services for text and data mining is obvious.

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Open learning in geography teaching in higher education

Open learning and open science are more engaged each other than one can think. In the geography teaching in higher education we have noticed that more open data sources, rise of open source software, and call for open publishing have affected also to our ways to teach. Because teaching and research are going hand in hand in higher education, so are open science and open learning too.

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