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Driving Open Science adoption with a global framework: the Open Science Monitoring Initiative

23 May 2024

In May, the Open Science Monitoring Initiative unveiled a draft of Open Science monitoring principles, launching a global consultation. This collaborative effort, initiated at a UNESCO workshop, aims to create a unified framework for monitoring Open Science adoption worldwide.

Organizations like PLOS1 recognize the necessity of effective monitoring to advance Open Science practices. The initiative emphasizes the importance of context-specific yet comparable solutions to align the diverse needs of academic institutions, funders, and policy-makers globally.

By adopting shared principles, the scholarly community can better address systemic challenges and promote equitable paths to Open Science. This effort invites input from all stakeholders to ensure a comprehensive and inclusive approach to monitoring and advancing Open Science practices.

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1PLOS is a nonprofit Open Access publisher, innovator and advocacy organization dedicated to accelerating progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication.

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