Category Archives: scholarly communication

Wissenschaftlichkeit

In meiner Schulung für Philosophie-Studierende moderierte ich in den letzten drei Jahren jeweils eine Diskussion über Wissenschaftlichkeit. Da es im Kurs darum ging, wie Wissenschaftlichkeit in Bezug auf Publikationen gesichert wird, und welche Indikatoren es dafür gibt, war das Thema … Continue reading

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Formative peer review

Back in 2013 I wrote a long blog post on peer review, summarizing what I had heard at a few conferences on the subject of scholarly evaluation. Since then, of course, the discussion has evolved and a few philosophers have … Continue reading

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academia.edu, business and open access

Many researchers are publishing pre-prints at academia.edu. This is the networking platform for researchers certainly most used by members of the philosophy-department at Fribourg. But what is academia.edu exactly? What is it’s business model? And how does it compare to … Continue reading

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Digital Philosophy is coming – InPhO

“Digital Philosophy” is a term created on the template of “Digital Humanities” (wikipedia-entry). VERY briefly: humanities with computers. For instance computer-aided textual analysis and everything else where computational methods can be applied in the humanities. In this post, I want … Continue reading

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Petition gegen SNF-Förderstrategie, Buch in geisteswissenschaftlichen Subventionsverlagen etc.

Kürzlich zikulierte am Departement die von Subventionsverlagen lancierte Petition gegen die Neuregelung der Publikationsförderung beim FNS. Dazu ist in der NZZ ein interessanter Artikel erschienen. Hier zum Artikel der NZZ. Hier eine Übersicht über die Debattenbeiträge auf dem Forschungsförderungsblog der … Continue reading

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désabonnements aux revues scientifiques trop chères

http://rue89.nouvelobs.com/2014/02/03/les-universites-desabonnements-masse-revues-scientifiques-249590 L’article sur des désabonnements en France, Belgique et au Canada montre bien le problème pour les universités: les éditeurs augementent continuellement les prix bien au-delà de l’inflation (cf. chiffre de l’Université de Montréal: depuis 1986 l’augmentation est en moyenne … Continue reading

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Open Access for Philosophers

There is a very succinct new page on why, how and where you, as a philosopher, can publish your texts in open access. It is mainly about self-archiving and why you should do it on a repository rather than on … Continue reading

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OA-Woche: Vortrag an der Uni Fribourg

Donatus Düsterhaus, Fachreferent für Geschichte und Leiter der BHT, organisiert heute Abend einen Vortrag mit anschliessender Diskussion zum Thema OA in den Geschichtswissenschaften. Vortragender ist Christoph Flüeler, Latinist und Projektleiter der e-codices (elektronische Handschriftenbibliothek der Schweiz). Da es dabei auch … Continue reading

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Part III: Open Access Funding Models, Golden Road, Developements Elsewhere

This is part III of my OAI8 summary. Questions of funding Open Access surfaced during different sessions. I attended in particular a breakout-group on Thursday afternoon on the Gold OA Infrastructure. Also interesting in this respect were the plenary-session on … Continue reading

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Part II: Innovations in scholarly evaluation

This is part II of my personal OAI8 summary. This part concerns scholarly evaluation. At OAI8 several talks were about or touched upon the subject of how scholarly research is evaluated. Scholarly communication is evaluated in two sorts of ways, … Continue reading

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