Over the coming months, CCC will publish a series of occasional posts on the topic of Peer Review in a COVID World, exploring various facets of the impact of data and peer review in scholarly publishing.
Under the EU Digital Single Market Directive, as a rule, both platforms and uploading users need proper licenses.
We all know it has been a rough spring, and we are focused on larger issues than copyright and licensing. But while we all hunker down and hope for better days, policy and practice issues are not holding still; Congress is still in session, suits are still being brought (or settled), courts are still rendering decisions, and so on.
Piracy of content – whether it is textbooks, scholarly articles or monographs – produces no comic book heroes or heroines facing off against fleets or sailors. Instead, Powerful social media platforms have enabled piracy to be easy and widespread, even providing safe spaces for people to discuss how to circumnavigate our anti-piracy strategies.
In the COVID19 era, data scientists have the expertise and a professional obligation to play vital roles, says Harvard statistics Professor Xiao-Li Meng. The coronavirus pandemic, he says, presents them with opportunities to explore important social and scientific questions.
The meaning of “open science” is in the eye of the beholder. In other words, everyone favors more openness in science, but there are many views on what “openness” entails and how scholarly and scientific publishing should get there.
Dr. David Fajgenbaum and the CDCN use an innovative crowdsourcing model to gather research in order to identify potential treatments for COVID-19.