Open Data

Zenodo now supports DOI versioning!

Zenodo now supports DOI versioning!

We are pleased to announce the launch of DOI versioning support in Zenodo – the open research repository from OpenAIRE and CERN. This new feature enables users to update the record’s files after they have been made public and researchers to easily cite either specific versions of a record or to cite, via a top-level […]

Fair data management: best practices and open issues – 14-15 November, Florence, Italy

Fair data management: best practices and open issues – 14-15 November, Florence, Italy

A two day workshop was held in Florence on November 14th -15th on  sharing, reuse, and reproducibility, curation of  research data. OpenAIRE-Italy (CNR-ISTI and NOAD) was strongly engaged in organizing the event, promoted and sponsored by RDA Europe in collaboration with the universities of Turin, Milan, Bologna, Parma and with the patronage of AISA – […]

Q & A on Zenodo and EC Open Research Data

Q & A on Zenodo and EC Open Research Data

This blogpost is based on the write-up of the Q&A session after the webinar “Open Research Data in H2020 and Zenodo repository” on 26 October 2016.  At OpenAIRE, we get a lot of questions about the Open Research Data Pilot that is run by the European Commission (this pilot will be extended to áll H2020 projects […]

Belgian OpenAIRE national event ‘Open Science on the Move’

Belgian OpenAIRE national event ‘Open Science on the Move’

During Open Access week, Belgian universities jointed forced to organize a two-day OpenAIRE event titled ‘Open Science on the Move’. The aim of the event was to show how open access had moved beyond it original thresholds and moved toward a global approach of opening up the whole scientific process. Where open access started as […]

Results Held Hostage: Hardware Design Software Licenses Holding Back Open Science

Results Held Hostage: Hardware Design Software Licenses Holding Back Open Science

Prof. Francesco Mondada, Mobile robots architecture & design, Laboratoire de Systèmes Robotiques (LSRO), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), francesco.mondada@epfl.ch  In this extended guest post, Prof. Francesco Mondada describes a dilemma facing many researchers who use proprietary CAD software in their work but want to make their research results open: although education institutions, including universities, can get CAD software […]

The Open Belgium Conference:  Open Science as part of responsible research

The Open Belgium Conference: Open Science as part of responsible research

This year, Open Knowledge Belgium picked the beautiful city of Antwerp as the place to be for all open knowledge, open source and open data enthusiasts. The variety of speakers at the Open Belgium Conference clearly mirrors the mission of Open Knowledge Belgium: opening up knowledge in Belgium trough community driven ways connecting four main […]

FOSTER seminar ‘Embracing Data Management – Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice’ June 4th 2015, Brussels

FOSTER seminar ‘Embracing Data Management – Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice’ June 4th 2015, Brussels

The Flemish Interuniversity Council, VLIR, organized a Foster workshop on Open Science and Research Data Management. The conference lived up to its name covering a wide variety of topics on Open Data and Data Management, ranging from policies and legal aspects to case studies, researcher’s experiences and useful applications. After a general introduction, in which […]

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