Massively Open Online Papers (MOOPs)

Definition: Unlike the traditional collaborative article, a MOOP follows an open participatory and dynamic model that is not restricted by a predetermined list of contributors.

Related terms: <a href='/glossary/citizen-science/'>Citizen science</a>, Collaboration, <a href='/glossary/crowdsourced-research/'>Crowdsourced Research</a>, <a href='/glossary/many-authors/'>Many authors</a>, Team science

References: Himmelstein et al. (2019), & Tennant et al. (2019)

Drafted and Reviewed by: Ali H. Al-Hoorie,

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