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Open Science & Reproducible Research

An overview and resources on Open Science/Reproducibility

Open science

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Areas of Open Science

One early conceptualization of Open Science uses four "instruments of Open Science" to organize different aspects of the movement (Kraker et al., 2011). Since then, the Open landscape has expanded and diversified.

"Open Access"

  • Open Access journal and book publishing
  • Open Educational Resources

"Open Data"

  • Public data sharing
  • Using open licenses for data

"Open Source"

  • Open Source software
  • Public research code sharing
  • Using open licenses for software

"Open Methodology"

  • Preregistration
  • Registered reports
  • Public workflow sharing
  • Sharing equipment setting or instrument calibration information

Open Science can also include Open Hardware and aspects of reproducibility/replicability.


Kraker, P., Leony, D., Reinhardt, W., & Beham, G. (2011). The case for an open science in technology enhanced learning. International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 3(6), 643–654.

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