Policy, Research and technology, Society

Federal Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Toolkit

2 Oct , 2015  

The Federal Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Toolkit helps federal employees use crowdsourcing and citizen science in their work. It provides five basic process steps for planning, designing and carrying out a crowdsourcing or citizen science project. At each step, you’ll find a list of tips you can use to keep your project on track. In addition to […]

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Research and technology, Society

Creative Commons

8 Sep , 2015  

Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. Its free, easy-to-use copyright licenses provide a simple, standardized way to give the public permission to share and use your creative work — on conditions of your choice. CC licenses let you easily change your copyright […]

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Research and technology, Society

SciStarter

8 Sep , 2015  

SciStarter is the place to find, join, and contribute to science through recreational activities and citizen science research projects. Its database of citizen science projects enable discovery, organization, and greater participation in citizen science. SciStarter is a organization and community to tell eager people about your work and get them interested in helping out. Their Mission SciStarter will bring […]

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Research and technology, Society

SourceForge

8 Sep , 2015  

SourceForge is an Open Source community resource dedicated to helping open source projects be as successful as possible. It thrives on community collaboration to help creating a premiere resource for open source software development and distribution. With the tools they provide, developers on SourceForge create powerful software in over 430,000 projects; they host over 3.7 […]

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Research and technology

GitHub

8 Sep , 2015  

GitHub is how people build software. With a community of more than 10 million people, developers can discover, use, and contribute to over 26 million projects using a powerful collaborative development workflow. GitHub is a Web-based Git repository hosting service, which offers all of the distributed revision control and source code management (SCM) functionality of […]

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Research and technology

Research Ideas and Outcomes

8 Sep , 2015  

The Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO) journal publishes all outputs of the research cycle, including: project proposals, data, methods, workflows, software, project reports and research articles together on a single collaborative platform, with the most transparent, open and public peer-review process. Our scope encompasses all areas of academic research, including science, technology, humanities and the social sciences. RIO aims […]

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Research and technology, Society

Polymath Project

8 Sep , 2015  

The Polymath Project is a collaboration among mathematicians to solve important and difficult mathematical problems by coordinating many mathematicians to communicate with each other on finding the best route to the solution. The project began in January 2009 on Tim Gowers’ blog when he posted a problem and asked his readers to post partial ideas and partial progress […]

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Research and technology

BioMed Central

8 Sep , 2015  

BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher which has pioneered the open access publishing model, and was acquired by Springer Verlag in 2008. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. BioMed Central views open access to research as essential in order to […]

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Research and technology

Hindawi Publishing Corporation

8 Sep , 2015  

Hindawi Publishing Corporation is a commercial publisher of peer-reviewed journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines. Founded in 1997, Hindawi currently employs more than 1,000 employees and publishes 400+ open access, peer-reviewed journals. Hindawi’s journals maintain the highest standards of peer review, with more than 40,000 internationally-recognized Editors serving on the Editorial Boards of Hindawi’s journals. […]

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Research and technology

Nature Publishing Group

8 Sep , 2015  

In December 2007, NPG introduced the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike Unported licence for those articles in Nature journals that are publishing the primary sequence of an organism’s genome for the first time. All articles in NPG’s open-access journals Molecular Systems Biology, Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology, and Cell Death and Disease are published under either a Creative Commons attribution-non commercial-share […]

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