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Despite some difficult negotiations, academic institutions in the Netherlands have been securing subscriptions that combine publishing and reading into one fee.

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Elsevier Signs Up to Transparency Guidelines

By Catherine Offord | September 5, 2017

The publisher will ask its journal editors to adopt widely accepted standards on transparency and openness in scientific communication.

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European Drug Regulator Releases Clinical Trial Data

By Ben Andrew Henry | October 21, 2016

In the initial steps of a campaign to make clinical reports publicly available, the European Medicines Agency has published data on two recently approved drugs.

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Even More Preprints

By Bob Grant | August 17, 2016

A new psychology-centric preprint server is slated to launch.

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Online Platforms to Share Medical Data Launch

By Jenny Rood | April 1, 2015

The “Genes for Good” Facebook app and the Open Humans Network plan to recruit large numbers of volunteers for medical studies using social media.

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Truly Brief Communications

By Dalmeet Singh Chawla | February 18, 2015

The Journal of Brief Ideas, a platform that publishes 200-word articles, launches in beta.

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Open Science Evangelist Dies

By Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 30, 2014

Jean-Claude Bradley, the chemist known as the father of the Open Notebook Science movement, has passed away.

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New Center for Scientific Transparency

By Dan Cossins | March 6, 2013

Psychologists have launched a new organization to encourage openness and improve the reliability of findings in their own field and beyond.

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Uncloaking Clinical Trials

By Beth Marie Mole | October 17, 2012

Glaxo­SmithKline will share long-sought, raw trial data—but access will be tightly controlled.  

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Sharing Made Easy

By Megan Scudellari | September 1, 2012

Biological resource centers are bigger and better than ever before, storing and distributing shared reagents, plasmids, and more.

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