Swiss Research Data Day 2018

Swiss Research Data Day 2018

The Swiss Research Data Day on 12 June 2018 at ETH Zurich was organised by the Swiss research data management project DLCM and supported by the OpenAIRE2020 NOAD in Switzerland. There has been a data deluge in the research sector in recent years, accompanied by an increasing tendency to allow the scientific community access to […]

Open Access courses in Slovakia

Open Access courses in Slovakia

In May 2018, the Slovak Centre for Scientific and Technical Information  organised a three day course about the basics of Open Access. The course was based on the UNESCO curriculum and book „Introduction to open access“ , which was also translated to Slovak and spread among participants. Courses contained 5 topics: scholarly communication process, history […]

Open access in the humanities

Open access in the humanities

The context The event on open access in the humanities (and social sciences) took place on 22 May 2018 in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and was targeted to Slovenian researchers in the humanities and social sciences as well as to editors of Slovenian peer-reviewed journals from these scientific areas. More than 80 participants listened to presentations on […]

Open Science and Research Data Management in the SSH for young researchers

Open Science and Research Data Management in the SSH for young researchers

The National Documentation Centre (EKT), OpenAIRE NOAD, organized in cooperation with FOSTER on June 5th, a seminar on Open Science and Research Data Management targeting young researchers in social sciences and humanities (SSH). Following an open call, 23 participants were selected to participate. The event was divided into three parts. The first part aimed at […]

Advancing research together: EOSC-hub and OpenAIRE

Advancing research together: EOSC-hub and OpenAIRE

The EOSC-hub and OpenAIRE-Advance projects offer a wide portfolio of research and collaboration tools, available to scientists across the world. These include services for data storage and management, cloud and HTC compute resources and tools to facilitate and support the transition to Open Science publishing workflows, in respect of reproducibility and transparent evaluation of science. […]

“How to Get the Maximum from Research Data – Prerequisites and Outcomes” – Tartu, Estonia

“How to Get the Maximum from Research Data – Prerequisites and Outcomes” – Tartu, Estonia

On the 28-29th of May 2018, OpenAIRE organized a seminar titled: “How to Get the Maximum from Research Data – Prerequisites and Outcomes”.  Approximately 60 participants attended the 2-days seminar that took place in the newly renovated University of Tartu Library. The welcome speeches were given by Martin Hallik, the Director of the Library, and […]

GDPR and the research process: What you need to know

GDPR and the research process: What you need to know

On 25 May, 2018 the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), EU regulation 2016/679, took effect and now governs the processing of personal data. The purpose of the GDPR is to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens’ data privacy and to encourage the lawful free flow of data […]

Workshop Monitoring Open Access in the Netherlands

Workshop Monitoring Open Access in the Netherlands

*Published on behalf of Elly Dijk, NOADs for the Netherlands* In the Netherlands, the former State Secretary Sander Dekker outlined in a letter to the Dutch House of Representatives in November 2013 that the Dutch government wishes that publicly funded research should in principle be freely accessible. He aimed to have 60% of Dutch academic articles […]

Open Social Sciences Summer with BITSS

Open Social Sciences Summer with BITSS

Ensuring a summer full of open science fun, the Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences (BITSS) announced two exceptional opportunities: the Transparent and Open Social Science Research MOOC goes into the next round, and applications for the Research Transparency and Reproducibility Training (RT2) are now open! For more information, see below. Transparent and Open Social Science Research […]

Creative Commons seminar at the University of Latvia

Creative Commons seminar at the University of Latvia

Post by Aija Uzula, University of Latvia. OpenAIRE National Open Access Desk for Latvia.     On May 16, 2018 the OpenAIRE NOAD in Latvia organised a seminar about the Creative Commons licences and movement in general, as well as the idea of Open Bussiness models, held at the Humanities and social sciences centre of  the University […]

Why is this a good Data Management Plan?

Why is this a good Data Management Plan?

*published on behalf of Marjan Grootveld, DANS* It’s not just colonel Hannibal Smith, who loves it when a plan comes together. Don’t we all? On a more serious note, this also holds for Data Management Plans or DMPs. In a DMP a researcher or research team describes what data goes into a project (reuse) and […]

OpenDOAR and OpenAIRE Priority Repositories: An Update

OpenDOAR and OpenAIRE Priority Repositories: An Update

OpenDOAR, is a Jisc-run, authoritative Directory of Open Access Repositories and each OpenDOAR repository listed has been reviewed by a member of staff to ensure that the OpenDOAR entry is accurate. This in-depth approach does not rely on automated analysis and gives a quality-controlled list of repositories. We currently have the original version and a […]

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