Open Science is a great enterprise that comes in a variety of flavours. For many, it empowers individuals to become champions of social, cultural and technological innovation, a solution for the global serial crisis and a way for researcher communities to take back control over the dynamics of knowledge creation and dissemination. Also, from another viewpoint, it is a means for intellectuals to become better citizens by opening up their findings to the public and earning wider recognition in their research field. But it can also be thought of a skillset to make the best use of digital technology in the networked 21st century for more efficient, transparent, and reusable scholarship. Or simply a means to get more funding. Or, for that matter, a scientific paradigm shift that is not always easy to keep up with and translate to one’s own research practices. It can be perceived as a natural...
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We need solutions to “develop an environment that is technically flexible enough to allow for the integration of heterogeneous material and that is social enough to allow researcher crowds to discover and analyse their material and make new connections.” (Blanke et al. 2015:11)