According to Dan Gezelter, of The OpenScience Project, Open Science encompasses four fundamental goals:
- Transparency in experimental methodology, observation, and collection of data
- Public availability and reusability of scientific data
- Public accessibility and transparency of scientific communication
- Using web-based tools to facilitate scientific collaboration
- Making Open Science a Reality - Sept. 2015 report from the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD). Includes chapters on publication and data, as well as governance.
- Center for Open Science provides free, open-source products and services for increasing openness, integrity, and reproducibility of scientific research. Open Science Framework is a notebook platform for anyone.
- Open access to scientific data and literature and the assessment of research by metrics (2014) endorsed by International Council for Science (ICSU)
- Open Data Fact sheet from SPARC (Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition) (pdf)
- Open Data Tools: Turning Data into ‘Actionable Intelligence’ (2013) – Discussion of open data and a comprehensive list of “More than 349 Subject Specific Open Data Tools.”
- Panton Principles – The Panton Principles, Principles for Open Data in Science, were created by the Open Knowledge Foundation in 2010, and outline recommended protocols for publishing and licensing of data.
- Creative Commons and Data. A CC wiki page that discusses open licensing of data and databases.