2023: The Year of Open Science
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) announced 2023 as the year of open science! They also shared an official definition of open science, which all federal agencies will use:
The principle and practice of making research products and processes available to all, while respecting diverse cultures, maintaining security and privacy, and fostering collaborations, reproducibility, and equity.
What to look for:
Support for the year of open science will include:
- New grant funding
- Improvements to research infrastructure
- Broadened research participation for emerging scholars
- Opportunities for public engagement.
- Look for funding opportunities and open science announcements from federal agencies on open.science.gov
- Engage with the NASA Transform to Open Science (TOPS) mission on GitHub.
- Participate in the USGS Community for Data Integration Workshop May 2nd-5th
- Set up and Utilize your ORCID ID, a persistent identifier that can help you track your scholarly outputs across public repositories.
- Learn about the NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy, which requires data management and sharing plans for all applicable NIH proposals.
- Consider Open Access publishing options, and contact us for assistance.
To learn more about this historic announcement, look at The White House Year of Open Science Fact Sheet.
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