When seeking out recipes, we would want to use those that come with clear steps and measures, and those that have been tested by many and produced consistent good results. The same goes for research code.
When I first heard about the Initiative for Open Abstracts (I4OA), I was curious why we needed such collaboration when we could find abstracts from almost any publisher websites. This article will tell you why.
Open Science, or Open Scholarship, is more than making your papers and research data open access. This May, UNESCO adopted a draft of the Recommendation on Open Science. All researchers should get to know Open Science as it becomes a guidance of good research practices.