Hungarian National Workshop on Open Science Debrecen, Hungary

Hungarian National Workshop on Open Science Debrecen, Hungary

*posted on behalf of the OpenAIRE NOAD in Hungary* On 7th November the Hungarian National Workshop on Open Science was organized by the University and National Library University of Debrecen. Around 60 attendees were interested in the topics. The workshop was an important occasion of Open Science in Hungary. Policymaker representatives of different institutions attended […]

Discussion on the draft of EOSC Strategic Implementation Plan 2017-2020 at the Ministry of Education and Science

Discussion on the draft of EOSC Strategic Implementation Plan 2017-2020 at the Ministry of Education and Science

As a follow up of OpenCon Lithuania 2017 on 23 October and in relation to the presentation by the Commission on EOSC given at the 6th ERAC Standing Working Group on Open Science & Innovation on 25 October, Ausra Gribauskiene, representing the Ministry of Education and Science and the National Point of Reference for OA, […]

OpenCon 2017 Lithuania “Towards Open Research Data and Open Science”

OpenCon 2017 Lithuania “Towards Open Research Data and Open Science”

*posted on behalf of the OpenAIRE NOAD Lithuania* On 23 October the conference OpenCon 2017 Lithuania “Towards Open Research Data and Open Science” was held in cooperation with OpenAIRE2020 at Kaunas University of Technology. The aim of the event was to revise the national developments in terms of policy and practice seeking a synergy effect of […]

Open science and open access in the Slovenian draft Research and Development Act

Open science and open access in the Slovenian draft Research and Development Act

Public consultation is open until 29 November 2017 on the draft Slovenian Research and Development Act. The news item at the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport website states that the purpose of the act is to ensure relevant conditions for the development of qualitative and globally comparable research and development, through enabling relevant funding, […]

National OpenAIRE workshop in Bratislava, Slovakia

National OpenAIRE workshop in Bratislava, Slovakia

On October 23rd 2017 Slovakia held a national OpenAIRE workshop in Bratislava at Slovak Centre for Scientific and Technical Information (SCSTI). Around 80 attendees attended and discussed the following topics: „Fostering the social and technical links that enable Open Science in Europe and beyond“ presented by Iryna Kuchma, EIFL. „The OpenAIRE FP7 Post Grant OA […]

A new Metadata Application Profile for Literature Repositories is approaching

A new Metadata Application Profile for Literature Repositories is approaching

The OpenAIRE and formerly DRIVER-Guidelines for Content Providers have been providing orientation for repository managers to align local and regional metadata management policies for the purpose of a pan-European Open Access network realized by the OpenAIRE infrastructure. The guiding principle has been always to reuse widely established standards, such as Dublin Core, in combination with […]

European University Association declared strong support to EU current Open Science policies and to OpenAIRE: EUA statement issued on October 27th

European University Association declared strong support to EU current Open Science policies and to OpenAIRE: EUA statement issued on October 27th

The European University Association (EUA) has recently published a statement welcoming the efforts of National Governments and the European Commission in promoting Open Science values in their national research funding schemes and in the EU Research and Innovation Framework Programme. This statement follows the previous recommendations EUA provided to its members Towards Full Open Access […]

Meeting of La Referencia Directive Council: OpenAIRE, La Referencia and COAR discussed ongoing collaboration and their strengthening in 2018

Meeting of La Referencia Directive Council: OpenAIRE, La Referencia and COAR discussed ongoing collaboration and their strengthening in 2018

On September 27 to 29 the Directive Council of La Referencia, the regional repository network from Latin America, met in Buenos Aires, Argentina. La Referencia was created five years ago and currently brings together nine national nodes and aggregates almost 1,5 million documents. The meeting, with representatives from Chile, Brazil, Mexico, Peru, El Salvador, Colombia, […]

Serbia celebrates Open Access Week with ORCID tutorials!

Kickstart your ORCID ID!  OpenAIRE NOAD in Serbia has released a set of brief video tutorials about ORCID IDs. The video’s are in Serbian and should be understood throughout the Western Balkans. They are intended for all those who (still) do not have ORCID profiles, but they may also be useful for registered ORCID users who have […]

Apply now! Second call for proposals for alternative funding mechanism for non-author fee based open access publishing

UPDATE: deadline extended to Monday November 13, 12.00 (noon) CET   The OpenAIRE EC FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot is pleased to announce a new call for bids, this time to support open access publishing initiatives (see definition below) that intend to experiment with sustainable funding models alternative to author facing  article/book processing charges (APC/BPC, […]

Austria addresses Open Science

Austria addresses Open Science

Photo: © Universität Wien/ Barbara Mair Against the backdrop of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) and other European data initiatives two Open Science events will be held in Vienna in the third week of November. On November 20th 2017, the first Focus on Open Science-Workshop, an event organised in cooperation with e-infrastructures Austria Plus, […]

Registration now Open for the OpenAIRE Open Access Week 2017 webinars

Registration now Open for the OpenAIRE Open Access Week 2017 webinars

Registration now Open for the OpenAIRE Open Access Week 2017 webinars To celebrate Open Access Week (23-27th October 2017), OpenAIRE is organising a series of webinars on a variety of topics, including discipline-specific tools and workflows, the legal aspects of Open Science, and an interactive session on Research Data Management. All webinars will be recorded. […]

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