Category: Open Infrastructure

Goodbye, Microsoft Academic – Hello, open research infrastructure?

The announcement of the closure of Microsoft Academic later this year, may have left the research community largely unmoved, although its demise has significant implications for those working with the service’s substantial database. Here, Aaron Tay, Al…

Dryad’s Commitment to the Principles of Open Scholarly Infrastructure

Researchers, institutions, funders, and publishers have relied on Dryad for over 10 years to support open data publishing. Throughout, we have taken our responsibility as open infrastructure seriously. As a small nonprofit working in a crowded and complicated scholarly communications … Continue reading

Sustainable, Open Source Alternatives Exist

Authors: Dryad (Tracy Teal, Daniella Lowenberg) & Zenodo (Tim Smith, Jose Benito Gonzales, Lars Holm Nielsen, Alex Ioannidis) Crossposted at Zenodo Recently, the 4TU.ResearchData team published a blog post on their decision to take a commercial route through their repository … Continue reading