Scientific Utopia: I. Opening Scientific Communication

@article{Nosek2012ScientificUI,
  title={Scientific Utopia: I. Opening Scientific Communication},
  author={Brian A. Nosek and Yoav Bar-Anan},
  journal={Psychological Inquiry},
  year={2012},
  volume={23},
  pages={217 - 243}
}
Existing norms for scientific communication are rooted in anachronistic practices of bygone eras making them needlessly inefficient. We outline a path that moves away from the existing model of scientific communication to improve the efficiency in meeting the purpose of public science—knowledge accumulation. We call for six changes: (a) full embrace of digital communication; (b) open access to all published research; (c) disentangling publication from evaluation; (d) breaking the “one article… 

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