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Call for Community Review: Software Source Code Identification Working Group

For many decades software and research software has not been cataloged. If someone said we’ve not cataloged books for the last fifty years you’d think they were crazy — but this is the situation research software has found itself in — with some exceptions. The Software Source Code Identification (SCID) Working Group and its predecessor working groups have been working on ways to identify and cite research software and in effect going forward help create ways to enable cataloging of research software. SCID is looking for feedback on its latest software ID report — the community feedback deadline 17th August.

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A Vision for Reproducible Research in Geoinformatics, Geography, and Geosciences

Research today is complex and often requires diverse skills. Many researchers around the globe collaborate on small or large scale projects to solve global challenges. Often, these challenges can only be solved in a {intra, cross, multi, inter, trans}-disciplinary groups and with the help of computing. If you need computers and algorithms to analyse data, no matter how small or big, you are in the realm of computational research

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Independent Publishing Based on the Values of Open Science

Open science is linked with many values such as accountability, integrity, trust, reproducibility and of course, openness. From the beginning of the research process, publishing is key to inform the community and society about the findings and the winding road that led to them. Saying this, accessibility must be mentioned as a necessary condition and another core value of open science.

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