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(1/21) Do you work with digitized manuscripts? I have 350 pages to help you out with that! "Among Digitized Manuscripts", published with @BrillPublishing. It’s out now! Download the book in open access here brill.com/downloadpdf/ti… More information: lwcvl.com/Among
(2/21) Manuscripts have been digitized in large numbers. Technology has become easy to learn. It is time to capitalize on these opportunities and accept ‘digital manuscript studies’ as a normal, yes necessary, part of our work. This book is a great start for that!
(3/21) It introduces a conceptual and practical toolbox for working with digitized manuscripts, starting with establishing a vocabulary to talk about the (quality of the) digital materiality of them and ending with explaining Python and OpenCV to do automated image analysis.
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In veel gesprekken, praatjes, en bijeenkomsten met onderzoekers en staf bemerk ik nog regelmatig onbekendheid met #openaccess. Voor open toegang is men wel te porren, maar vooral het wat, hoe en waar is lang niet altijd duidelijk. Vandaar dit #openaccess draadje met tips:
Voor meer informatie over alles rond #openaccess (kleuren, vormen, modellen, etc.) wordt door @deVSNU @NWONieuws @SURF_NL en UKB de website openaccess.nl onderhouden. Hier vind je ook meer informatie over de huidige landelijke #oa deals met grote uitgeverijen.
Op dit moment zijn er 14 landelijke #openaccess deals met onder andere @SpringerNature @WileyOpen @BrillPublishing @SAGEPublishers. Een overzicht vind je hier: openaccess.nl/nl/in-nederlan…

1 juli werd bekend dat de lopende deal met @ElsevierConnect t/m 31 december 2019 verlengd is.
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Here are ten things I’ve changed my mind about in the last few years of being a scientist
1. P-values are bad.

Nope. P-values are good for what they’re designed to do. Just because they’re (often) misused doesn’t mean that we should abandon them.
2. Bayes factors will save us from the misuse of p-values

No. Bayes factors *can* be useful, but they’re not always the solution to p-value limitations.
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Just published: Call for tenders "Open Research Europe — The European Commission Open Research Publishing Platform". Contract notice: ted.europa.eu/udl?uri=TED:NO… Procurement documents: etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-displa… Deadline: 18 May 2018 #OA #scholcomm #openaccess h/t @dagmarmichaela
"Tenderers are called to customize an existing publishing infrastructure solution [sic](...) to develop processes and policies to run the platform as a service, to engage in communication activities for the Platform and to run the service and publish articles in the Platform."
1/ OK, this thread will be long-ish - showing bits and pieces from the tender specifications (full text here: etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-docume…). First, intended 'basic workflow of the platform': preprints can be posted to the platform also w/o intention to peer review & publish there.
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