Open Source Scholarship – GitHub for Academics

 

Hi everyone! I’ve been using GitHub — a version-control system mainly used by programmers, but which can be used for any type of file — a lot recently. As I’ve used it, and as I’ve tried to blog more, I’ve been thinking a lot about how scholarship changes when we start to do some of it out loud and in the open. I posted my reflections on my own blog and I invite you over for a gander:

http://publicfragments.org/open-source-scholarship-github-for-academics-next-steps/

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