Editorial. A Special Issue of SCIRES-IT on the “Open Science: new models of scientific communication and research evaluation”


This special issue of SCIRES-IT is primarily dedicated to the Workshop “Open Science: new models of scientific communication and research evaluation” held at CEIT-University of Salento (Italy), on 30 January 2019. It contains most of the speakers’ papers and some other relevant contributions related to research evaluation issues.


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Besançon. L., Pfeiffer-Smadja, N., Segalas, C., Jiang, H., Masuzzo, P., Smout C., Deforet, M., & Leyrat, C. (2020). Open Science saves lifes. Lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic (preprint). Retrieved from

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