Open Notebook Series: Core Features of an Open Notebook

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This is the fourth in a series of posts by Anthony Salvagno about open notebook science. An open notebook is supposed to enhance the workflow of the researcher. It helps to maintain a log of experiments, and provide a complete record for others to follow and verify. Ideally, an open notebook would read like a well run blog: updated […]

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Open Notebook Series: Open Notebook Platforms

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This is the third in a series of posts by Anthony Salvagno about open notebook science. An open notebook is ideally an online representation of your standard lab notebook. Everyone has a different style and volume of notes though, and an open notebook is no different. Software engineers need to take notes in their code, biologists need to take […]

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Open Notebook Series: Why You Should Be An Open Notebook Scientist

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This is the second in a series of posts by Anthony Salvagno about open notebook science. Any discussion of a new scientific technique should begin with “What? Why? and How?”. The “Why?” in the case of Open Notebook Science (ONS) is likely the most important aspect of the paradigm. It is the most frequent question I get asked when […]

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Open Notebook Series: What is an Open Notebook?

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This is the first in a series of posts by Anthony Salvagno about open notebook science. Most scientific information is stored in countless journals, recorded in disparate articles produced by scientists from all over the world and across many decades. And in the digital age, this content is easily found all over the web. Journals have adapted […]

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