[In Progress]

Trying to figure out who should be an author on a project - especially one developed in a group context - can be complicated. How much involvement warrants authorship credit is not clearly defined or nor is someone’s involvement easily quantified. The Weecology Philosophy is that it is better to be inclusive than exclusive. This is because it is easy to discount people’s contributions based on internalized biases. Some of these biases are things we have from our society. Some of these biases are because we have pre-conceived notions about how difficult/important/meaningful certain contributions are. If someone has done something for a project