Reproducibility and Replicability in Science


This book, produced by the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, is available for free as a large PDF file, or for purchas as a paperback book or ebook. The book makes a careful distinction between reproducibility and replicability, offers explanations for why both are a problem with today’s research, and suggests changes to research process. This book is summarized and expanded on by a series of articles on reproducibility and replicability pubished in the Harvard Data Science Review.

Committee on Science, Engineering, Medicine, and Public Policy; Policy and Global Affairs; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine 2019. Reproducibility and Replicability in Science. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. This book is available in various formats–start on this html page.