The goals of open research are transparency, efficiency, and collaboration. The potential outcomes of open research are greater reproducibility, cross-lab communication, and a faster progression of science. Individuals who engage in open research provide some level of open (free) access to their methods, analyses, and results. Some may also choose to use open software in their methods and analyses. Here are some general resources about open research:
A selection of some of the more common open research tools that every psychology librarian should be familiar with.