Career Employees Allege EPA Leaders Silenced Them on Key Deregulation Effort – Government Executive

"The Environmental Protection Agency suppressed the work of its career employees and dismissed legitimate science in taking a key deregulatory action, dozens of former and current employees have alleged. The employees are asking investigators to discipline the top officials responsible.  The complaint, issued by the nonprofit advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental...

Access for patients – and other ways to get Elsevier articles without a subscription

"We’re updating our list of free and low-cost article access programs, including patient/caregiver access.... We want to call attention to the way patients and their caregivers can access information for free. With our Patient Access Program, they can receive medical or healthcare related research papers by emailing patientaccess@elsevier.com. This email is constantly...

Meta-analysis templates and materials

"We make practical recommendations for applying open science practices to meta-analyses in psychology. Each step of the meta-analysis is accompanied by a template and brief video tutorial (see below)...." Source: Meta-analysis templates and materials

In serving big company interests, copyright is in crisis / Boing Boing

"Copyright's primary approach is to give creators monopolies over their works, in the hopes that they can use these as leverage in overmatched battles with corporate interests. But monopolies have a tendency to accumulate, piling up in the vaults of big companies, who use these government-backed exclusive rights to dominate...

Tocker Open Education Librarian (Assistant Librarian)

"UT [University of Texas] Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, service-oriented, and highly motivated individual to serve as the Tocker Open Education Librarian. This position will build on existing work and relationships to lead the planning, implementation, and assessment of the UT Austin open education program. This position will coordinate the...

Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries

The main objective of the Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL) series of conferences (formerly ECDL) is to provide a forum for the dissemination of research accomplishments and to bring together researchers, developers, content providers and users in the field of digital libraries. TPDL 2020 will consist of regular...

Fractures territoriales, ruptures, discontinuités, frontières : quels enjeux pour les aménageurs et les urbanistes ?

Le groupe franco-britannique de recherche en aménagement et urbanisme / French-British Study Group in Planning qui depuis 20 ans œuvre au tissage intellectuel dans le champ de l’aménagement et de l’urbanisme entre les communautés scientifiques des deux pays, ne pouvait que s’interroger sur l’impact territorial d’un éventuelle sortie du Royaume-Uni...

Faculty Positions in Humanities and Social Sciences

Department: Humanities and Social Sciences (and Archaeological Sciences Centre) Institution: Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar We at IIT Gandhinagar (IITGN) have embarked on an ambitious journey to be the best Institution in India and among the best in the world. The institute takes an uncompromising position when recruiting its faculty...

Faculty Positions in Humanities and Social Sciences

Department: Humanities and Social Sciences Institution: Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar IIT Gandhinagar (IITGN) invites applications for faculty positions in all areas of Humanities and Social Sciences. Candidates in the areas of Sociology (both Quantitative and Qualitative), Economics/Development Economics, Geography and Cultural Studies, and scholars whose work is interdisciplinary are...

Faculty Positions (Public Management)

Department: Division of Public Policy Institution: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Job Title: Faculty Positions (Public Management) Department: Division of Public Policy Job ID: 5124 Job Posting Details Founded in 1991, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology...

Faculty Positions (Public Policy)

Department: Division of Public Policy Institution: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Job Title: Faculty Positions (Public Policy) Department: Division of Public Policy Job ID: 5125 Job Posting Details Founded in 1991, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology...

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: CUNY Commons Anniversary Edition!

Hello, members of the CUNYverse! Did you know that the CUNY Academic Commons was officially opened after presenting it at the CUNY IT Conference in December 2009? Which means this year marks the 10-year anniversary of the Commons! To celebrate, we are asking for you guys, our community members, to...

Lecturer in Textiles for Fine Arts/Sculpture

Department: PROGRAM IN VISUAL ARTS; THE PETER B. LEWIS CENTER FOR THE ARTS Institution: PRINCETON UNIVERSITY The Visual Arts program at the Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton University is seeking a part-time lecturer working within textiles, encompassing broad possibilities with a fine art focus, to teach a sculpture studio...

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN DANCE in African Diasporic vernacular and concert dance

Department: Department of Dance Institution: UNC Charlotte The Department of Dance at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to start August 2020. The ideal candidate will deepen the Department’s curricular commitment to African Diasporic dance forms by teaching street and/or concert styles...

Deputy Division Director

Department: Social and Economic Sciences Institution: National Science Foundation SOCIAL SCIENTIST (PROGRAM DIRECTOR) For nearly 70 years, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has been recognized as the premier Federal agency supporting basic research in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), as well as STEM education at all levels. As part...

The ground-breaking subscribe-to-open pilot – Berghahn Open Anthro – will flip thirteen anthropology journals to open access in 2020

"Hailed as the largest concerted disciplinary journals flip to open access since SCOAP3, Berghahn Books will take the step of publishing thirteen core anthropology journals as open access starting with their 2020 volumes under the subscribe-to-open model (S2O)...." Source: The ground-breaking subscribe-to-open pilot – Berghahn Open Anthro – will flip thirteen...

With your help ensure vital Open Science/Scholarship infrastructure remains open and free

With your help ensure vital Open Science/Scholarship infrastructure remains open and free Last month, SCOSS, a crowd-funding style initiative intent on helping secure the services that comprise our vital Open Science / Scholarship infrastructure, launched our second funding cycle. For this funding round, SCOSS thoroughly vetted four services that we are...

Strengthening the Open Science Ecosystem Through Preprints

"When rapid and open sharing occurs, it is usually in venues (like scientific conferences or within networks of collaborators) accessible only to researchers from well-resourced and established institutions, creating additional barriers to researchers from emerging countries or under-resourced areas, preventing them from participating in the scientific discourse. Preprints are poised...

More than 624 million citations now available on COCI | OpenCitations

"COCI is our first OpenCitations Index of open citations, in which we have applied the concept of citations as first-class data entities, each identified using a unique persistent Open Citation Identifier (OCI), to index the contents of one of the major databases of open scholarly citation information, namely Crossref, and...