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Licensing data and code on the Open Science Foundation

Research funders are beginning to require that data produced in the course of the research they fund should be made openly available. This is to encourage further discovery and exploration, as well as to extend research questions. In addition, releasing data and code can be in researchers’ interest because it provides a complete and transparent record of how the conclusions

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Software licenses demystified

Almost all scientists use computers on a daily basis. While some of the software they use will be proprietary, other software are conceived and developed by researchers themselves. In line with the current push for open and reproducible science, making scientific software available for inspection and use by other researchers is an important step in the research process. Furthermore, making

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