Research Openness in Canadian Political Science: Toward an Inclusive and Differentiated Discussion

Genevieve Fuji Johnson, Mark Pickup, Eline A. de Rooij, Rémi Léger
2017 Canadian Journal of Political Science/Revue canadienne de science politique  
In this paper, we initiate a discussion within the Canadian political science community about research openness and its implications for our discipline. This discussion is important because the Tri-Agency has recently released guidelines on data management and because a number of political science journals, from several subfields, have signed the Journal Editors' Transparency Statement requiring data access and research transparency (DA-RT). As norms regarding research openness develop, an
more » ... asing number and range of journals and funding agencies may begin to implement DA-RT-type requirements. If Canadian political scientists wish to continue to participate in the global political science community, we must take careful note of and be proactive participants in the ongoing developments concerning research openness.
doi:10.1017/s0008423917000026 fatcat:isf5yeautrcvrkhj567x7cpcue