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),  [caption id="attachment_896" align="alignright" width="178"] CC BY-SA 3.0 - Alain HerzogIn 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, inclu...

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COAR Annual Meeting 2016: The Role of Collaboration in Building a Global Knowledge Commons

On April 12 & 13 this year's Annual Meeting and General Assembly of the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) took place in Vienna/Austria. Through a diverse mix of conference sessions, round-table discussions and open dialogue, the meeting pushed attendees to examine the future of repositories and the challenges and opportunities for international collaboration.Day one had the theme “Next Generation Repositories”. The first presentation was from Herbert Van der Sompel, who built ...

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Linked Open Data Services for OpenAIRE

Christoph Lange and  Sahar Vahdati, Enterprise Information Systems (EIS), University of Bonn We’re happy to announce that the OpenAIRE Linked Open Data (LOD) Services are now available as a beta version at http://beta.lod.openaire.eu/. OpenAIRE already makes its data freely available for re-use via APIs. In line with its commitment to openness, OpenAIRE has been busy mapping OpenAIRE’s data onto suitable standard vocabularies in order to make OpenAIRE’s data available as Linked Open Data.  This ...

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Open Access and research institutions in Poland

Blogpost by Michał Starczewski and Lidia Stępińska-Ustasiak   Report by  Wojciech Fenrich, Tomasz Lewandowski, Krzysztof Siewicz, Michał Starczewski, Lidia Stępińska-Ustasiak, and Jakub Szprot (editor). The Open Science Platform (ICM, University of Warsaw) has recently published a report “Open Access and research institutions”. The focus of the report is on the basic issues related to open access from the perspective of research institutions. Some more sophisticated and technical aspec...

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RDA 6th Plenary highlights

The RDA 6th Plenary meeting recently took place in Paris, 23-25 September, with the theme "Enterprise Engagement with a focus on Research Data for Climate Change". It was a full week for OpenAIRE, with our Advisory Board meeting taking place in Paris on the 21st and a pre-plenary workshop with the theme “Data and computing infrastructures for open scholarship” organised by our Director Natalia Manola on the 22nd (full report to follow - watch this space!). We here present some highlights of the ...

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On Deduplication in the OpenAIRE infrastructure

The purpose of this article is to sketch the technical issues behind duplicate identification in the context of the OpenAIRE infrastructure. Duplicate identification, to be followed by merging of duplicates, is the most important phase of the deduplication process. The major challenge in duplicate identification is the trade off between efficacy, i.e. ability to identify all possible groups of duplicates, and efficiency, i.e. time to process. Our intention is to explain the reasons of possible i...

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On Deduplication in the OpenAIRE infrastructure

The purpose of this article is to sketch the technical issues behind duplicate identification in the context of the OpenAIRE infrastructure. Duplicate identification, to be followed by merging of duplicates, is the most important phase of the deduplication process. The major challenge in duplicate identification is the trade off between efficacy, i.e. ability to identify all possible groups of duplicates, and efficiency, i.e. time to process. Our intention is to explain the reasons of possible i...

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Text Mining Services in OpenAIRE

Recently in Athens there was an impressive kick-off of the OpenAIRE2020 project, during which we presented OpenAIRE’s plans in the area of text and data mining of scholarly publications. Publications contain all kinds of rich information, which, although understandable to a human reader, are not machine-readable and thus cannot be used directly for indexing and recommending purposes. Authors’ affiliations, document classifications, references to biological and chemical databases, acknowledgement...

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