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Folien zum Workshop Open Science und Publikationsstrategien

Am 03.11. führte ich für die HAW Hamburg einen Online Workshop Open Science und Publikationsstrategien durch. Hier die Kurzbeschreibung zum Workshop: Workshop Open Science und Publikationsstrategien “Die Suche nach einer geeigneten Publikationsmöglichkeit war jedoch noch nie so zeitaufwändig wie heute. Der wissenschaftliche Publikationsmarkt wächst und differenziert sich kontinuierlich: Open Access zum Beispiel ist heute eine vertraute Form des […]

Folien zum Workshop Wissenschaftliches Publizieren – Qualitätssicherung, Review und Impact-Messung

Am 27.10. führte ich für die HAW Hamburg einen Online Workshop Wissenschaftliches Publizieren – Qualitätssicherung, Review und Impact-Messung durch. Hier auch die Kurzbeschreibung zum Workshop: Workshop Wissenschaftliches Publizieren – Qualitätssicherung, Review und Impact-Messung  “Publish or perish – Wer nicht veröffentlicht, wird keine Karriere machen.  Trotz dieser existentiellen Bedeutung des Publizierens basiert das Wissen vieler Wissenschaftler*innen, […]

Scientific misconduct – from a marginal phenomenon to a wildfire

A few weeks ago an interview that I did with Frank Müller was published in the online magazine telepolis. It has the title Wissenschaftliches Fehlverhalten – von der Randerscheinung zum Flächenbrand (in English: Scientific misconduct – from marginal phenomenon to wildfire). Frank Müller has been gathering questionable scientific publications from the natural and material sciences […]

Open Access Transformation in Switzerland & Germany

Christian Gutknecht published an exciting posting on the Swiss EUR 57 million Elsevier deal in which he outlines the transformative Open Access agreement between Elsevier and swissuniversities. Since Germany has been trying for years to reach such a contract with Elsevier, it is worth comparing it with the two transformative contracts with Wiley and Springer […]

Publication Strategies in the Social Sciences and Cultural Sciences

On 13 and 14 July, I held an online workshop on “Publication Strategies in the Social Sciences and Cultural Sciences” for the Viadrina University of Frankfurt/ Oder. Today I am posting the slides taken from the workshop here and I also link to a posting on ratings and rankings of publication venues in the Social […]

Max Planck Society and American Physical Society sign transformative Open Access agreement

As stated in a press release the Max Planck Society and American Physical Society (APS) signed a pilot transformative Open Access agreement. This agreement allows Max Planck Gesellschaft (MPG) authors to publish open access in hybrid and fully open access peer-reviewed journals published by APS, including highly-selective flagship titles such as Physical Review Letters and […]

Journal Ratings & Rankings in the Social Sciences & Humanities

While preparing a workshop I was looking for journal ratings & rankings in the Social Sciences & Humanities and would like to share my information here. At the same time, I would like to encourage readers to make additions to the comments. Social Sciences: Journal ratings & rankings GESIS List (Mostly German):  https://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/dienstleistung/fachinformationen/db_infosysteme/Zeitschriften.pdfCompiled by GESIS […]

Fellow of the innoSci Future Lab

I am happy to say that I have been a fellow of the innoSci Future Lab of the Stifterverband since the end of May. The German Stifterverband is a joint initiative started by companies and foundations – the only one in Germany to be devoted entirely to consulting, networking and promoting improvements in the fields […]

Open Data Award with a 30,000 € Prize Money

The German Stifterverband is a joint initiative started by companies and foundations – the only one in Germany to be devoted entirely to consulting, networking and promoting improvements in the fields of education, science and innovation. The Stifterverband now calls for nominations for the Open Data Award and is awarding prize money of 15,000 €, […]

Criteria for the qualitative assessment of scientific publications

As mentioned here before a contract study on the qualitative perception of Open Access was completed at the end of last year. The study was carried out as part of the third-party funded project visOA: Making Open Access publications visible in the holdings of a library, funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research […]

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