Research protocols as web books

The `bookdown` package makes it easy to build reproducible research protocols.

Open science@PSU

Open Science at Penn State

Show your work: Tools for open developmental science

Since grade school, students of many subjects have learned to “show their work” in order to receive full credit for assignments. Many of the reasons for students to show their work extend to the conduct of scientific research. And yet multiple …

Is there a crisis of reproducibility in science?

A recent article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by Redish et al. argues that ‘reproducibility failures are essential to scientific inquiry.’ The authors remind readers that progress in many fields often proceeds haltingly, with successes, retrenchments, reconsiderations, and revisions.