OpenAIRE Position Paper on Open Research Europe

OpenAIRE Position Paper on Open Research Europe

  OpenAIRE Position Paper on Open Research Europe The European Commission recently announced plans to create “Open Research Europe” (ORE), an online platform allowing rapid, Open Access (OA) publication of Horizon 2020 related peer reviewed articles and preprints. The platform aims to be a fast, cost-effective high-quality service, with mechanisms for open review and alternative […]

EOSC Declaration: OpenAIRE’s Response

OpenAIRE welcomes and endorses the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) Declaration and the vision of European Open Science. As stated in the EOSC summit on 12.6.17 OpenAIRE has often emphasised that while EOSC develops a European research data commons, the scope should be broader. In our view and experience, EOSC must take a holistic approach […]

Alternative Funding Mechanisms for APC-free Open Access Journals: results of the first call

In 2016, within the FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot, a sub-project focused on Alternative Funding Mechanisms for APC-free Open Access Journals was launched. Approximately one year later, we would like to share the main results of this workline with the public – as we believe these findings can be of interest for other initiatives and […]

“Free reading and paying open access articles” scholarly communication model for the better use of public funding

Abstract Max Planck Digital Library has shown that “money already invested in the research publishing system is sufficient to enable a transformation that will be sustainable for the future” and suggested that “money currently locked in the journal subscription system must be withdrawn and re-purposed for open access publishing services”. No single country is an […]

FP7 Post Grant Open Access Pilot: approved journals (August 2017)

Are you thinking about submitting an article to our FP7 Post Grant Open Access Pilot funding scheme, but not sure if you’re eligible for support? We got you covered! First things first: the funds are only available for publications that have been made within the scope of a finished FP7 project. Still with us? Ok, […]

Open Science policy developments in Estonia

Open Science policy developments in Estonia

Estonian Research Council coordinates Open Science policy in the country by organizing various events in cooperation with other institutions (including the University of Tartu Library, OpenAIRE NOAD in Estonia). In 2015, Estonian Research Council established the Open Science Expert Group which consists of 14 experts from universities, libraries and other institutions. The group has compiled […]

Open Access publishing in Serbia and Western Balkan Open Science Working Group

Open Access publishing in Serbia and Western Balkan Open Science Working Group

Supporting Open Access journal editors and publishers in Serbia and participating in the Western Balkan Working Group on Open Science SCIndeks is the central hub of the integrated system of quality-controlled scientific publishing in Serbia. The SCIndeks team developed guides and templates to help editorial boards of Serbian Open Access journals to comply with the […]

The Czech Republic National Strategy of Open Access to Scientific Information and Data

The Czech Republic National Strategy of Open Access to Scientific Information and Data

The Czech Republic National Strategy of Open Access to Scientific Information for 2017-2020 was approved by the Government on June 14, 2017. Decree of the Government (in Czech only, no. 444) is available here. The strategy includes open access to publications and data (Data Management Plans) requirements for publicly funded research projects. Interoperable and OpenAIRE […]

Open Science: Critical Issues and Future Prospects – Greece National OpenAIRE Event

Open Science: Critical Issues and Future Prospects – Greece National OpenAIRE Event

The Open Science event organized by the National Documentation Centre (EKT) in June provided a forum for the discussion and exchange of ideas and best practices between the key stakeholders in the transition to the open science/ open access paradigm. The high turnout along with the lively discussions that took place confirmed the increasing interest […]

Discovering Research Data Practices at University of Debrecen (Hungary)

Discovering Research Data Practices at University of Debrecen (Hungary)

guest post by Zsuzsa Szabó, University of Debrecen, OpenAIRE NOAD Hungary Research data management is an emerging issue worldwide. There are several initiatives within the European Union and its member states to implement data management plans and policies. Open access to publicly funded research results published in scholarly journals is an underlying principle in Horizon […]

Landscape of Hungarian Repositories 2017

Landscape of Hungarian Repositories 2017

In 2017 Spring the University of Debrecen University and National Library, as OpenAIRE NOAD for Hungary, conducted a survey on Hungarian repositories with the aim to get a clear picture of the present state of the Hungarian institutional repositories. It was a nationwide survey sent to the members of the HUNOR (HUNgarian Open Repositories) list […]

French OpenAIRE meeting: the vivacity of the workshops were much appreciated

French OpenAIRE meeting: the vivacity of the workshops were much appreciated

The French OpenAIRE workshop on June 27th was a success. Designed for head librarians and repository managers (some researchers and funders’ representatives also attended), the meeting was divided in two main parts. First came thought provoking presentations: on the French Law for OA and what it allows, on research data, on the researchers’ digital identity, on […]

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