Explaining field differences in openness and sharing in scientific communities

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This paper explores field differences in openness and sharing of scientific knowledge based on a comparative ethnographic field study of research groups in two research specialties. Tensions between cooperation and openness on the one hand and competition for priority and secrecy on the other hand are common in science. However, fields differ in how these… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/2441776.2441827

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@inproceedings{Velden2013ExplainingFD, title={Explaining field differences in openness and sharing in scientific communities}, author={Theresa Velden}, booktitle={CSCW}, year={2013} }