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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 […]

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 […]

„Towards Open Research Data in Poland” – a report from the Open Science Platform

„Towards Open Research Data in Poland” – a report from the Open Science Platform

The Open Science Platform (ICM, University of Warsaw) has recently published a report „Towards Open Research Data in Poland”, by Jakub Szprot, Krzysztof Siewicz and Wojciech Fenrich. The issue of open research data has not been discussed much in Poland yet and the goal of this report is to initiate a debate on this topic. […]

Open Access to Research Data in Horizon 2020 webinar – Greek OpenAIRE NOAD

Open Access to Research Data in Horizon 2020 webinar – Greek OpenAIRE NOAD

On 22 March 2017, the National Documentation Centre (EKT) organized under its capacity as the Greek OpenAIRE NOAD a webinar focusing on open data in Horizon 2020 in collaboration with Sarah Jones from the Digital Curation Centre (DCC). The webinar’s aim was to present the rules on open access to research data that apply to […]

Swedish OpenAIRE event “Opportunities in Open Science”

Swedish OpenAIRE event “Opportunities in Open Science”

On January 19th the National Library of Sweden organised a national OpenAIRE seminar, in collaboration with the Swedish Research Council and Vinnova, the Swedish Agency for Innovation Systems. Recordings and ppt-slides are available here. This is a summary of the seminar: Gunilla Herdenberg, National Librarian and Director General of the National Library of Sweden, opened the […]

Slovakia: Open education and open science in Open Government Partnership Action Plan 2017-2019

Slovakia: Open education and open science in Open Government Partnership Action Plan 2017-2019

Slovakia has been a part of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) since 2011. On March 1st, 2017 the 3rd Slovak OGP Action Plan for 2017-2019 was approved. It contains six topics: open data, open education and open science, government open for dialogue, open justice, evaluation of application practice and feedback.   The Open Education and […]

Croatian Projects Database

Croatian Projects Database

Usage of the unique object identifiers is crucial for accomplishing interoperability between different web services and platforms. OpenAIRE has made great progress in linking EC funded projects with publications and research data on the EU level by indexing harvested data and making that information available through the API. In Croatia, we use this API to […]

Swiss Open Access Strategy: Towards the Unrestricted Publication of Research Outputs

Swiss Open Access Strategy: Towards the Unrestricted Publication of Research Outputs

At its plenary assembly on Tuesday, 31 January 2017, the Rectors’ Conference of Swiss Higher Education Institutions, adopted a national Open Access Stategy. The strategy aims to provide public access to research publications via the Internet or via open databases as soon as possible. Currently, access to most research outputs is restricted by the terms […]

Croatian national repository system DABAR & OpenAIRE

Croatian national repository system DABAR & OpenAIRE

For a small academic and research community like Croatia it is important to build national collaborative infrastructure at different levels and for different purposes. Institutional repositories are for last twenty years an important strategy for attaining open access, and provide a key infrastructure for the long-term preservation of digital materials. Apart from HRČAK repository of […]

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