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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 […]

Published or Private: How to do both?    via OpenAIRE-Advance & EOSC-hub

Published or Private: How to do both? via OpenAIRE-Advance & EOSC-hub

  The research life-cycle made easy using OpenAIRE and EOSC-hub services: making data open yet anonymous Becky is an early career social scientist. She is excited to have been offered a competitive post in a well-established department to work on an international EC Horizon 2020 5-year research project with many partners. The project started a year […]

Open Science in Indonesia

Open Science in Indonesia

*Terima kasih to Afrilya, Surya Dalimunthe, Sami Kandha Dipura, and Dasapta Erwin Irawan from the Open Science Team Indonesia for their valuble input for this post. Last month, the Institute for Globally Distributed Open Research and Educatio  (IGDORE) hosted their first Open Science Meetup in Ubud, Indonesia. Despite being a small group of participants, many different […]

Citizen Science: Schools across Europe Study Earthquakes

Citizen Science: Schools across Europe Study Earthquakes

Preparing the next generation of citizen scientists via the study of earthquakes OpenAIRE and Ellinogermaniki Agogi (EA) are in the process of producing a new scientific journal, “Open Schools Journal for Open Science” intended for and prepared by young people. It will work along a parallel citizen science project for schools across Europe with the […]

FOSTERplus project organised the FOSTER Open Science Trainer Bootcamp

FOSTERplus project organised the FOSTER Open Science Trainer Bootcamp

  Check out recent activities and future developments Soon after the release of the Open Science Training Handbook, an interesting resource that provides theoretical notions and practical guidance on how to organize open science training, and the Roadmap for Implementing Open Science Training Practices in Research Institutions, an important advocacy resource, the FOSTER Plus project […]

The National OpenAIRE workshop for the UK

On the 15th of March 2018, we ran the national OpenAIRE workshop for the UK in Birmingham; during the day, there were presentations on three separate projects: Mike Mertens talked about OpenAIRE2020, which concludes at the end of June 2018 and OpenAIRE Advance, which continues much of the work of OpenAIRE2020 until December 2020 consolidating […]

FOSTER Open Science Handbook and Roadmap for Training Practices

FOSTER Open Science Handbook and Roadmap for Training Practices

FOSTER releases two major resources on Open Science Training The FOSTER Plus project has released two interesting resources on open science training: the Open Science Training Handbook and the  Roadmap for Implementing Open Science Training Practices in Research Institutions Gwen FranckOpen Access Programme Coordinator at EIFL – Electronic Information for Libraries / Open Access Project Officer […]

FOSTER Open Science Training Handbook: feedback wanted!

FOSTER Open Science Training Handbook: feedback wanted!

FOSTER releases the first draft of the Open Science Training Handbook.  14 experts from 10 countries have worked for 5 days to create the first draft of what will become a comprehensive overview of practical resources and tools to support trainers who would like to teach and inspire researchers on Open Science topics. The Handbook […]

EUA publishes Open Access Survey Report 2016-2017 and launches 2017-2018 survey

EUA publishes Open Access Survey Report 2016-2017 and launches 2017-2018 survey

The European University Association  (EUA) has published its Open Access Survey Report 2016-2017 and is launching the 2017-2018 Open Access Survey. The Open Access Survey tracks universities’ progress towards open access by looking at the degree to which they have implemented institutional policies and practices in the field. Since its inception in 2014, the initiative […]

How to release scholarly communication from subscriptions and copyright retention by publishers to match the EOSC developments?

How to release scholarly communication from subscriptions and copyright retention by publishers to match the EOSC developments?

In short Within the European Open Science Cloud, research results in the form of research data will be FAIR in few years. The question is how to release scholarly communication from subscriptions and copyright retention by publishers to match the EOSC developments. The University of Ljubljana suggests that as the first step the European organizations […]

OpenAIRE Guidelines for CRIS Managers updated

OpenAIRE Guidelines for CRIS Managers updated

This is to announce the draft publication of the updated OpenAIRE Guidelines for CRIS Managers. As of January 31st, 2018, the updated version has been completed for the CRIS Guidelines that were originally released in July 2015. The current release is published under an RFC status.   OpenAIRE Guidelines for CRIS Managers, version 1.1 Jan […]

Transitioning towards Open Access: New assignments for the National Library of Sweden

Transitioning towards Open Access: New assignments for the National Library of Sweden

As of 2018, the National Library of Sweden (NLS) has received two new assignments from the Swedish Government regarding open access to publicly funded scientific publications. These will serve to monitor and assess national developments towards Open Access. First, the NLS shall report the total cost of publication in Sweden, comprising subscription fees, publication charges (APCs), and […]

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