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A community-sourced glossary of open scholarship terms

Open scholarship has transformed research, and introduced a host of new terms in the lexicon of researchers. The ‘Framework for Open and Reproducible Research Teaching’ (FORRT) community presents a crowdsourced glossary of open scholarship terms to facilitate education and effective communication between experts and newcomers.

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We thank E. Fried and E. Uhlmann for helping to steer the discussion and reviewing some glossary terms.

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S.P., F.A. and M.M.E. share co-first authorship. The order of the author list, with the exception of the first four authors and final author (that is, S.P., F.A., M.M.E., S.G. and B. Aczel), was determined via a random-number generator using R. S.P., F.A. and B. Aczel conceptualized the work. F.A. and S.G. curated data, undertook formal analysis and developed software. S.P. and F.A. performed investigations, developed methodology and administered the project. S.P., F.A., M.M.E., and S.G. performed validations. F.A. and S.G. generated visualizations. S.P., F.A., M.M.E., S.G., M.L.V., M.R.V., J.F.M., B. Arendt, J.T., M. Pownall, T.R.E., B. Szaszi, E.C., T.B.L., A.B.M., W.X.N., T.K., Y.Y., A.O’M., B.J.B., S.F., H.E.K., L.S., E.N., M.J., M. Paul, G.H.G., A.J.P., O.R., O.N.S., C.R.M., E.M.R., S.K.Y., A.B., E. A. Woodward, B.J.G., A.A.F., Q.X., A.G.C., C.L., C.T.K., F.D., R.M., B. Schmidt, B.G.F., M.Z., E.L.H., T.D., B.M.J.K., N.V., K.K., M.A.B., A.A., D.G.R., J.M., R.M.R., A.H., M.W., T.W., C.R.P., O.R.v.d.A., S.L.K.S., L.A.A., J.S.P., C.M.F.O., B.B.B., M.K.T., D.M., R.A.M., G.H.V., H.H., J.P.C., N.B., B.V., E.G.-G., Z.M.F., O.L., N.A.-A., Y.-F.Y., M.I., M.L., J.E.B., G.R., A.J.S., A.L., C.P., S.V., C.J.G., A.H.A.-H. and B. Aczel wrote the original draft. S.P., F.A., M.M.E., S.G., L.M., M.L.V., M.R.V., J.F.M., B. Arendt, M. Pownall, T.R.E., B. Szaszi, T.B.L., W.X.N., T.K., Y.Y., A.O’M., B.J.B., S.F., H.E.K., L.S., E.N., M.J., M. Paul, G.H.G., A.J.P., O.R., O.N.S., C.R.M., E.M.R., S.K.Y., A.B., A.R.B., B.J.G., A.A.F., Q.X., A.G.C., C.T.K., F.D., B. Schmidt, B.G.F., M.Z., E.L.H., T.D., B.M.J.K., G.F., K.K., M.A.B., A.A., D.G.R., J.M., R.M.R., A.H., M.W., T.W., C.R.P., O.R.v.d.A., S.L.K.S., L.A.A., J.S.P., C.M.F.O., B.B.B., M.K.T., D.M., R.A.M., H.H., J.P.C., N.B., E. A. Williams, T.B.R., S.R., B.V., B.J.I., M.K., Z.K., E.G.-G., Z.M.F., O.L., N.A.-A., K.I., Y.-F.Y., M.G.-H., M.I., K.J.F., M.L., V.A., J.E.B., A.A.A., S.A.-J., W.L., G.R., S.L.M., A.J.S., E.G.-P., A.L., C.P., A.T., S.V., M.C.L., C.J.G., J.K.W., A.H.A.-H., D.A.K. and B. Aczel reviewed and edited the manuscript.

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Parsons, S., Azevedo, F., Elsherif, M.M. et al. A community-sourced glossary of open scholarship terms. Nat Hum Behav 6, 312–318 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-021-01269-4

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