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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. […]

FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot: results of the first two years

The FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot has recently made an analysis of the results of the first ‘period’ of the Pilot – from May 2015 until April 30th 2017 –  in other words, this is the overview of all activity for the Pilot within the 2-year timeframe it was originally intended for. The dataset it is […]

Enabling openness, reproducibility and re-use of research: Open Science FAIR, Athens, 6-8 September 2017

Enabling openness, reproducibility and re-use of research: Open Science FAIR, Athens, 6-8 September 2017

Four H2020 funded projects (OpenAIRE, OpenMinTeD, OpenUP, FOSTER) have organized the Open Science FAIR conference with a programme covering different aspects of open science, e.g., open science policies and processes, open science impact, science to and with the society, and FAIR data and FAIR services. In his opening address, the Greek Minister of Education, Research and […]

Collaborative annotations for preprint repositories

Collaborative annotations for preprint repositories

Guest post by Alexander Naydenov, co-founder of PaperHive Preprint repositories like arXiv, SSRN and Zenodo have become an integral part of the research workflows in their respective disciplines. University repositories and initiatives like bioRxiv and the preprint servers supported by the Open Science Framework are following in their footsteps. Authors expect fast dissemination of their results […]

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 […]

“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 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 […]

OpenAIRE2020 and  the UK Research Office Conference

OpenAIRE2020 and the UK Research Office Conference

Each year the UK Research Office (UKRO) organises a two-day conference aimed primarily at European Liaison Officers, European research managers, Research Councils and policy makers. The 2017 edition of the UKRO Annual Conference took place from Thursday 22 to Friday 23 June at the Centre for Life in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. I attended the UKRO’s conference on […]

Easy depositing tool Dissemin incorporated in HAL

Easy depositing tool Dissemin incorporated in HAL

Dissemin is a tool encouraging researchers to publish their publications in open access. It allows researchers to measure the accessibility of their publications and put those which are not available yet, online in a few clicks. No need to manually enter the metadata (title, authors or other identifiers), these are automatically filled in by Dissemin. […]

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