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Supplemental Information

Supplemental tables and figures

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.393v2/supp-1

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors have no competing interests. Zen Faulkes is an Academic Editor for PeerJ. Several of this paper’s authors (Walker, Byrnes, and Faulkes) ran individual crowdfunding projects under the #SciFund banner in round one. The organizers of #SciFund were not paid by RocketHub nor did they receive any funds, either directly or indirectly, from #SciFund participants or donors (other than the donor funds Walker, Byrnes, and Faulkes received from their individual projects).

Author Contributions

Jarrett E Byrnes conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Jai Ranganathan conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Barbara L. E. Walker performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Zen Faulkes performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Human Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

UC Santa Barbara IRB.

This is protocol 12-776 with title:

Evaluation of the #SciFund Challenge

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding the deposition of related data:

Open Science Federation, Byrnes J, Faulkes Z, Ranganathan J, Open Science (2012) SciFund Success and Social Media. Available: http://figshare.com/articles/SciFund_Success_and_Social_Media/90818.

Faulkes Z (2012) #SciFund Round 2 success and social media. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.92541.

Faulkes Z (2012) #SciFund Round 3 success and social media. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.104620.

Funding

JEKB was on a postdoctoral fellowship at the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis during the initiation of this work. JB, BW, and ZF raised money for their individual research projects through #SciFund. The authors made no money from organizing #SciFund. The authors have received no additional funding to conduct this work. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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