Open Science 101

Open Science is an umbrella term for practices aimed at increasing the transparency, reproducibility, and accessibility of science. These practices include, but are not limited to, preregistration, replication research, sharing data and research tools, open peer-review, open access publishing, and open science evaluation and policies.

Learning about these practices can be a challenging endeavour because of all the available information (e.g., papers, tools). Listed below are helpful sources sorted per open science practice to get you started. Please note that this list is not exhaustive and that the Open Scholarship Knowledge Base is a recommended place for further reading. If you know of any additional sources that should be listed here, please contact us.

Reproducibility Preregistration Power Analysis Registered Reports Open & FAIR Data Open & FAIR Code Free, Libre, & Open Source Software for Research Open Lab Notebooks Reproducible Articles Preprints Open Access Peer Review Teaching OS Open Education Public Engagement