O'Donnell, Dan

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    "Credit where credit is due": authorship and attribution in Algonquian language digital resources
    (2020) Bliss, Heather; Genee, Inge; Junker, Marie-Odile; O'Donnell, Daniel Paul
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    Reading peer review: what a dataset of peer review reports can teach us about changing research culture
    (2021) Martin, Eve; O'Donnell, Daniel Paul; Neylon, Cameron; Moore, Samuel; Gadie, Robert; Odeniyi, Victoria; Parvin, Shahina
    One of the first megajournals, PLOS ONE, has played a significant role in changing scholarly communication and in particular peer review, by placing an emphasis on soundness, as opposed to novelty, in published research. Drawing on a study of peer review reports from PLOS ONE recently published as an open-access book, Martin Paul Eve, Daniel Paul O’Donnell, Cameron Neylon, Sam Moore, Robert Gadie, Victoria Odeniyi, and Shahina Parvin¸ assess PLOS ONE’s impact on the culture of peer review and what it can tell us about efforts to change academic culture more broadly.
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    Reading peer review: PLOS ONE and institutional change in academia
    (Cambridge University Press, 2021) Eve, Martin P.; Neylon, Cameron; O'Donnell, Daniel Paul; Moore, Samuel; Gadie, Robert; Odeniyi, Victoria; Parvin, Shahina
    This Element describes for the first time the database of peer review reports at PLOS ONE, the largest scientific journal in the world, to which the authors had unique access. Specifically, this Element presents the background contexts and histories of peer review, the data-handling sensitivities of this type of research,the typical properties of reports in the journal to which the authors had access, a taxonomy of the reports, and their sentiment arcs.This unique work thereby yields a compelling and unprecedented set of insights into the evolving state of peer review in the twenty-first century, at a crucial political moment for the transformation of science.It also,though,presents a study in radicalism and the ways in which PLOS’s vision for science can be said to have effected change in the ultra-conservative contemporary university
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    Defining the scholarly commons - reimagining research communication. Report of Force11 SCWG Workshop, Madrid, Spain, February 25-27, 2016.
    (Pensoft Publishers, 2016) Kramer, Bianca; Bosman, Jeroen; Ignac, Marcin; Kral, Christina; Kalleinen, Tellervo; Koskinen, Pekko; Bruno, Ian; Buckland, Amy; Callaghan, Sarah; Champieux, Robin; Chapman, Chris; Hagstrom, Stephanie; Martone, MaryAnn; Murphy, Fiona; O'Donnell, Daniel Paul
    'Today’s dominant modes and models of scholarly communication stem from 350 years of tradition around scholarly and scientific dissemination through printed materials. As has been often noted, current forms of electronic communications recapitulate these practices and perpetuate the reward systems built around them. Too often, scholars are unaware of the origins of current practices and accept the status quo because "that’s how it's done". But what if we could start over? What if we had computers, an internet, search engines and social media, but no legacy of journals, articles, books, review systems etc.? How would we be acting as scholars to communicate our research and put it to maximum use? What would consumers of this scholarship expect? To what extent is the promise of new modes of communication enabled by 21st century technology fostered or held back by these traditions?