This is the list of resources contributed by workshop participants.
Data set [please add your name, name of data set, and references such as pointer to an archive, ....]
- Scholarly Database at IU with 28M papers, patents, grants, clinical trials that can be cross searched. Datasets can be downloaded as dump in easy to process formats.
- Digging into Data Data Repository: http://www.diggingintodata.org/Repositories/tabid/167/Default.aspx
Data to mimic/factual evidence for beliefs and negotiation
- Stefan Thurner http://www.complex-systems.meduniwien.ac.at/people/sthurner/ this group set up an on-line game see http://www.nature.com/srep/2012/120614/srep00457/full/srep00457.html Stefan is member of Knowescape
- Twitter data of Filippo Menczer's group http://cnets.indiana.edu/people/filippo-menczer/
- Conover, Michael. 2013. "Digital Democracy The Structure and Dynamics of Political Communication in a Large Scale Social Media Stream". Thesis
Database of data sources
- Living archive: http://livingarchive.inn.ac/datasets/?tag=universities
Model tools you use [public such as NetLogo, Java library or tailor made]
- Peer review model in Jason from Grimaldo & Paolucci: http://www.openabm.org/model/4025/version/2/view
- Nicolas Payette
- Stuart Rossiter: as a programmer-friendly transparent Java ABM framework; as a user-focused, visual, multi-paradigm commercial tool (not just ABM); dabbled in but find it a little too much of a half-way house; intending to use more (unfairly branded a 'beginner's ABM tool' IMO) after some previous dabbling in .
Data Sources for Models of Academic Careers
- NSF data sources on postdocs (US): http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/policy/543-nsf-data
- Higher Education Statistics Agency data on employees in HE (UK): http://www.hesa.ac.uk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1898&Itemid=239
- UCU Academic Staff Stress Survey results (UK): http://www.ucu.org.uk/workloadcampaign#demands
- UCEA Academic Workforce Survey 2013 (UK): http://www.ucea.ac.uk/en/publications/index.cfm/hews13
- NSF Microdata (US): http://nsf.gov/statistics/data-tools.cfm#micro-data
- Enengel, B., Muhar, A., Penker, M., Freyer, B., Drlik, S., & Ritter, F. (2011). Co-production of knowledge in transdisciplinary doctoral theses on landscape development—An analysis of actor roles and knowledge types in different research phases. Landscape and Urban Planning, 105, 106-117.
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Peer Review & Open Science
As discussed in the peer review group, the 'future of peer review' is strongly linked with movements towards open access and open science. Some references below which I (Stuart Rossiter) think are particularly good; feel free to comment / add more. (In particular, I think there is a baseline understanding of the landscape needed to avoid naïvely reinventing the wheel in certain ideas.)
Richard Poynder is an open access journalist / commentator with a great neutral viewpoint. His gives some great background to the people, ideas and progress. If you're interested in Open Access, follow him on Google+: he acts as a broadcast point for all OA developments (including criticisms from publishers, etc.).
Björn Brembs is particularly interesting for ideas on radical restructuring of publication, and Stevan Harnad for the original OA idea and a strong message on Green and Gold OA (see their interviews above). Brembs has also published some , and his ideas relate to (a librarian).
Christopher Lee's Selected Papers Network (SPN) idea is very interesting, and his really captures all the nuances/problems of (journal) peer review (and as such is a good summary of the 'state of peer review' as well), and pre-empts all the 'yes, but...' questions for his idea. (Jan de Ruiter is also a big fan of this.) It also starts looking at the missing piece: how do reviewers get recognition/kudos for reviewing? Although it would be cool, he's not that Christopher Lee :-)
For a concrete open peer review platform and journal, Pöschl has about the platform for his ACP journal (which has been in place for some time).
In terms of open science more generally, the is a good starting point (and the founding authors, especially , and ).
Interesting References on Scarce Time Allocation and Science
Geard, Nic and Noble, Jason (2010) 'Modelling Academic Research Funding as a
Resource Allocation Problem', Proceedings of WCSS 2010 <http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/271374/7/fundingModel.pdf>.
Radner, Roy (1975) 'A Behavioural Model of Cost Reduction', Bell Journal of Economics, 6(1), Spring, pp. 196-215.