9.401 | Fall 2022 | Graduate

Tools for Robust Science

Week 7: Response Paper

The Challenge: Results are only accessible to very rich institutions. Describe the challenge with current publishing models, highlighting something you didn’t know about publishing that you learned from these sources, and/or a personal experience you had with the costs and benefits of open-access publishing.

The Tool: Open access and alternative publishing agreements. Describe what you did in fulfilling this practical activity, and any snags you encountered. 

Critical evaluation of the tool. Give your critical evaluation of Open Access publishing models. How will these changes improve science? What are the remaining challenges?

This response paper should be about 1-page long, single-spaced. Total points: 3.

Course Info

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Fall 2022
Learning Resource Types
Written Assignments