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Argos automates the writing of DMPs

What's the hype? This new version of Argos goes one step further with repository integrations. It uses Zenodo to automatically retrieve information regarding the findability and accessibility of deposited datasets and allocates them as answers to the respective questions of Argos DMPs. Why it matters: This version fosters the engagement of researchers with data management as it guarantees less effort to manage data through their Argos DMPs. Moreover, it accentuates the value of Argos as a s...

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EnerMaps: A useful online tool for energy professionals

Contributing to the EU digital strategy The EnerMaps tool is ready to be used by energy professionals! The EnerMaps team will present the online tool, its functionalities, the development behind and the barriers to centralising energy data on Thursday 7 April 2022 from 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM CEST online. All the partners, including OpenAIRE, will be present to answer questions about any aspect of the project and get feedback on it. Meet the EnerMaps Team In their latest video, the EnerMaps team intr...

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OpenAIRE Open Science Observatory

Open Science Observatory

Understanding the European open science landscape   The Open Science Observatory (https://osobservatory.openaire.eu) is an OpenAIRE platform showcasing a collection of indicators and visualisations that help policy makers and research administrators better understand the Open Science landscape in Europe, across and within countries.   The broader context: As the number of Open Science mandates have been increasing across countries and scientific fields, so has the need to track Op...

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The development of open research data repositories in Poland

Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling, University of Warsaw (ICM) has developed three data repositories open for researchers from various research fields and countries.  Services were created as part of the project "Disciplinary Open Research Data Repositories" that was aimed at enhancing access to academic resources by making them available in dedicated research data repositories allowing for open data sharing (more about the project: https://drodb.icm.edu.p...

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Slovenia: open science in the new Scientific Research and Innovation Activities Act

A new Scientific Research and Innovation Activities Act came into force in Slovenia with the beginning of 2022, which also contains provisions regarding open science. The latter is mentioned in Articles 2(6), 12(2) - items 2 and 9, 16, 20, and 31. Articles 40-42 are completely dedicated to open science.The Act was drafted with high support of stakeholders and brings many important solutions. It will enable the development of high-quality and globally comparable scientific research, improve fundi...

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Open Science Monitoring: a strategic priority for OpenAIRE

Monitoring the progress of Open Science is one of the five strategic priorities for OpenAIRE identified by the Open Science Strategies Standing Committee (OSS SC) in early 2021. written by Eloy Rodrigues, Director of the University of Minho Libraries and OpenAIRE Executive Board Member Recognizing the increasing importance of the topic and the growing number of initiatives related to monitoring being developed at institutional, regional, national, European and global levels, the OSS SC...

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Open Science and Scholarly Communication in Greece

Amplifying understanding and building capacity through synergies "Unity is strength". This is the underlying principle that governs the alliance of two Greek OpenAIRE members, 'Athena' Research Center (NOAD) and 'HEAL-Link' - the consortium of academic libraries -, that work towards the wide adoption of OS policies and the alignment of the national context with the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC).  The two organizations shared the activities, experiences and results of their fruitful coo...

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Open science for AI-driven Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) policy

Cecilia Cabello is the Director of Operations in the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology, FECYT, an institution dependent on the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. Cecilia is the Project Coordinator of IntelComp, a H2020 project where OpenAIRE is a partner, that delivers innovative big data, AI-driven methods for policy making in the Research and Innovation sector. Could you briefly describe what the aim of IntelComp is? I...

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OpenOrgs: Bridging registries of research organisations

OpenOrgs is a new tool created to solve a long-standing problem: the disambiguation of organizations variously involved in the research process. In particular OpenOrgs addresses the ambiguity affecting the information aggregated by OpenAIRE from different research organization registries (e.g. ROR, EC) and populating the OpenAIRE Research Graph.

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OpenCitations for Open Science

OpenCitations is an independent not-for-profit infrastructure for open scholarship dedicated to publication of open bibliographic and citation data by the use of Semantic Web technologies. It provides more than one billion citations data which can be reused for any purpose and can be accessed via SPARQL endpoints, REST APIs, and that can be downloaded in bulk. 

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ARGOS: Create, Link and Share Data Management Plans

ARGOS is an open platform for Data Management Planning (DMP), supporting researchers to meet Research Data Management policies and practices in the research workflow. The name "ARGOS" derives from Greek mythology and recalls both the hundred-eyed giant, Argus Panoptes, and Argus (Argonaut) builder of Argos, a solid but rapid ship crossing the Mediterranean.

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CONNECT: Engage with your community

OpenAIRE CONNECT (https://connect.openaire.eu/) is a service that enables research communities to build on-demand, personalised Research Community Gateways to support researcher's needs at sharing, publishing and discovering research according to the Open Science practices.

Research Community Gateways foster transparent evaluation of results and facilitate reproducibility of science for research communities by enabling a scientific communication ecosystem supporting exchange of research products (publications, data, software, methods) and links between them across communities and across content providers.

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HR-OOZ: Croatian Open Science Cloud Initiative ceremonially marked the beginning of its activities

HR-OOZ, the Croatian Open Science Cloud Initiative ceremonially marked the beginning of its activities on September 3rd, 2021 at the Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia. Founding members of HR-OOZ received the relative signed Memorandum of Understanding from Prof. Radovan Fuchs, PhD, Minister of Science and Education.  The ceremony was followed by the constitutive session of the Council of the HR-OOZ Initiative, which marked the first step towards the development of...

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CROSBI indexed in OpenAIRE Explore

As part of the activities of the Centre for Scientific Information of the Ruđer Bošković Institute in the Horizon 2020 project OpenAIRE Advance, the Croatian Scientific Bibliography - CROSBI has been upgraded and is now aligned with the latest OpenAIRE interoperability guidelines (v. 4.0). With that, CROSBI became the first Croatian data infrastructure at the highest level aligned with the prescribed guidelines, and the records from CROSBI are now also available through OpenAIRE Explore. As part of the OpenAIRE guidelines, the publicly available OAI-PMH database is implemented in CROSBI, through which metadata records can be collected in accordance with the defined guidelines. 

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Amnesia Seminar: anonymization of data with guarantees

 In June 30th, an Amnesia open to all seminar was organised, where participants could experience and learn how anonymization of data is performed with it. Organisers  'Athena' Research Center, as part of the activities of the OpenAIRE NOAD in Greece, supported and launched this informative and educational online seminar, in support of research activities relevant to the coronavirus disease. This seminar run in collaboration with the OpenAIRE NOAD in Cyprus.  Short description The ...

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The launch of the new Library of Science website in Poland

Over 320 people from Poland and around the world participated in the launch event of the Library of Science organized on June 15, 2021. The new website was inaugurated as part of the 'Platform of Polish Scientific Publications' project by the Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling, University of Warsaw (ICM UW).  The Library of Science - the new version of the platform An introductory speech was given by Marek Michalewicz, director of ICM UW, who presented the...

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Adaptation of FAIR Data Maturity Model indicators in Validator

OpenAIRE is working to adapt the FAIR RDA Data Maturity Model indicators in our OpenAIRE Validator. The Validator is available to every logged-in user via the PROVIDE dashboard and is intended to provide an impression of the FAIRness of their repository. The FAIR Maturity Model Indicators, as core criteria to assess the implementation level of the FAIR (Data) principles, implemented in the OpenAIRE Validator, aims to offer to the datasource managers, a way to assess the implementation of FAIR (D...

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An overview of content providers registered in OpenAIRE

OpenAIRE PROVIDE allows for registration of content providers that are compatible with OpenAIRE guidelines. By registering in OpenAIRE, content providers are becoming a building block of a global Open Research community, a gateway to the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). Over the years several repositories have joined OpenAIRE, contributing to build the OpenAIRE Research Graph, which collects metadata records from more than 70K scholarly communication sources from all over the world, including...

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Tools for legal issues in Research Data Management

Background: In the framework of the NI4OS-Europe project, ATHENA Research and Innovation Center (ATHENA) developed tools that respond to emerging Open and FAIR Research Data Management (RDM) demands of researchers and provide a first set of clarity for EOSC resource providers' compliance with the Rules of Participation (RoP). NI4OS-Europe is the European project that supports the development and inclusion of National Open Science Cloud Initiatives (NOSCIs) in 15 south-east european member states...

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