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CRediT: Discussing Next Steps (workshop)

Craig, Cory; McGonagle-O'Connell, Alison; Hosseini, Mohammad

An interactive session to explore next steps for the CRediT taxonomy.  CRediT is a linked data initiative that allows author contribution(s) to scientific papers to be specified, transparent, and present in the article XML (  CRediT has been adopted by over 100 journals, yet implementations vary widely.  To further engagement with the scholarly community, and identify next steps for CRediT, this workshop will:

  • Start with an overview of CRediT and how it works, including: author, publisher, integrator perspectives; ethical issues; and barriers to adoption.  
  • Use live online polls to gather participant opinions, conduct thought experiments, and identify topics for breakout groups
  • Use Breakout Groups to identify innovations and next steps.  Topics to be determined by participants, and might include: implementation and barriers, ethical issues, usefulness, and application in non-science disciplines
  • Share results from breakout groups  (both during the workshop and after)

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