v. 0.1 2019/Jun/03
2. SERVICE OBJECTIVE AND SCOPE
This service has for objective to foster information sharing about published scientific research results’ reproducibility (below referred to as “reproducibility”).
This service aims to improve communication about reproducibility of formally published results. At this moment, to keep a fair process of publication to all those involved in the scientific community, unpublished results cannot be handled by this service.
Any person has access to this service’s stored content regarding reproducibility.
Any person who engages or has engaged in reproducibility may submit their own report containing on their reproduction reproduction results, or someone they represent.
Anonymous submissions and unauthorized use of others’ reproduction results are not allowed.
3. SCIENTIFIC PAPERS IDENTIFICATION
In order to constrain scientific results to published papers, only papers with DOI (Digital Object Identifier) can be handled by this service. Users may search for a DOI and this service will automatically fetch relevant descriptive information about the searched paper (a.k.a. “metadata”). Metadata is retrieved from “datacite.org”.
(a) Users may review the retrieved metadata for accuracy, before adding it to our database;
(b) Users may inform this service of inaccurate metadata;
(c) Users may not alter the retrieved metadata;
(d) User shall not indicate inaccuracy in metadata when none exist.
4. CODE OF CONDUCT
Users must abide to ethical and polite conduct to keep collegial environment in all entries filled by the user in this service.
(a) Users shall expose their reproduction results objectively and avoid biased comments;
(b) Users MUST avoid offending the authors of any paper they try to reproduce;
(c) Users MUST NOT create user profiles that may be deemed offensive;
(d) Users MUST NOT make derogatory or defamatory statements of any sort.
5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
This service is not responsible in any form by the data submitted by users. All submitted information is of sole responsibility of the user who submits it. Users my update their submitted information to reflect their up-to-date knowledge and opinion at any time. This service may keep track of when such updates occur.
6. LIMITATION OF WARRANTY
This service is provided free of charges to the users and with no warranty.