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FSCI 2024

Increasing Transparency, Integrity, and Trust in Research

FORCE11 Scholarly Communication Institute in partnership with the UCLA Library

Online and UCLA Los Angeles

Online: July 22-26 & In-person: July 29-31, 2024

Modified: Wed, 01 May 2024 16:53:24 +0000
Published: 6 Dec 2023

Register now for FSCI 2024: 

Increasing Transparency, Integrity, and Trust in Research 

Featuring virtual online courses 


An in-person meeting at UCLA in Los Angeles

Registration is now open for the FORCE11 Scholarly Communication Institute (FSCI), which will be held:

Virtually, Online: Monday, July 22nd through Friday July 26th, and

In-person at UCLA: Monday, July 29th through Wednesday, July 31st

Increasing Transparency, Integrity, and Trust in Research is the FSCI 2024 theme. FSCI organizers have chosen courses aligned with this theme, though other ideas in scholarly communication are featured as well. The theme also shapes the institute’s plenary events. With the increasing prominence of AI, it is essential that the research and scholarly communication communities emphasize transparency, enhance integrity, and renew trust in our community’s work. We hope to focus on these components as we present courses on topics within the scholarly communication ecosphere.

Further, please help us get the word out to your colleagues in research and scholarly communication by sharing this information with your network. As always, thanks for your assistance in helping FSCI to develop and grow.

Virtual courses will be conducted during the week of Monday July 22nd through Friday, July 26th. 

  • Courses will meet 3-5 times over these 5 days, with sessions usually between 1 and 3 hours long – for a total of 3-15 hours of course time. 
  • Each course will meet via Zoom as in prior years, with instructor-directed scheduling flexibility during this week. 
  • Courses can continue collaborative, asynchronous work between and after course sessions, as needed.
  • We shall offer courses that leverage the online learning environment to engage our global community of researchers and professionals in scholarly communication and open research practices. 

In-person courses will be conducted Monday, July 29th through Wednesday, July 31st.

  • Courses will meet three times over three days, with sessions usually between 1 and 3 hours long – for a total of 3-9 hours of course time. 
  • The courses will be conducted in state-of-the-art classrooms at the UCLA Library.
  • Our in-person courses will lean upon course discussion and group work, to allow interdisciplinary networking and relationship building to flourish.

Note: The FORCE11 Conference will be conducted at UCLA immediately after FSCI concludes – from Thursday, August 1st, through Saturday, August 3rd. So, FSCI attendees could attend both FSCI and the FORCE11 Conference, for an amazing and immersive week of FORCE11 activities.

If you have questions, please contact