First Digital Infrastructures for Research event held in Krakow (OpenAIRE @ DI4R2016)

From 28-30 October 2016, Europe's leading e-infrastructures joined forces for the first time to invite all researchers, developers, data practitioners and service providers to the Digital Infrastructures for Research (DI4R) event to find new ways to support and facilitate science and research across Europe. DI4R2016 was jointly organised by EGI, EUDAT, GÉANT, OpenAIRE and RDA Europe, and hosted by ACC Cyfronet AGH, Kraków's academic computing centre.The event was designed with research communiti...

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Open for review: report on OpenAIRE's experiments with Open Peer Review

As part of its mission to further Open Science and investigate how openness and transparency can improve scientific processes, OpenAIRE has been conducting a range of activities investigating the new models of peer review to literature and beyond that fall under the term "Open Peer Review" (OPR). OPR is an umbrella term for a variety of ways in which the traditional peer review process can be by modifed to make it more inclusive, transparent and/or accountable. Its main aspects are: open identit...

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Open-Access-Tage 2015

Open-Access-Tage 2015 (Open Access Days 2015) took place 7-8 September in Zurich, Switzerland. The conference highlighted that Open Access (OA) and Open Science (OS) now reach a multitude of stakeholders, though each are impacted at different levels and in various forms. This diversity of knowledge and requirements increasingly requires information exchange and coordination. In Switzerland, there is a proliferation of central stakeholders: the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innova...

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Open Science in Poland 2014. A Diagnosis

Transition to Open Access in Poland has been happening for some time. Over 20 scientific institutions have repositories, some of them implemented OA policies, near 950 journals are available freely on the internet. But the transition results solely from bottom-up initiatives. The report “Open Science in Poland 2014. A Diagnosis” analyses the strengths and limitations of such a model.The aim of the report is to present a comprehensive overview of the current state of openness in Polish science. T...

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OpenAIRE webinar: Open Research Data Pilot in H2020 and Zenodo

Open Research Data Pilot in H2020", by Martin Donnelly (Digital Curation Centre at the University of Edinburgh, and the EU FOSTER project) and Lars Holm Nielsen (CERN) - 9 June 2015. Over 80 people attended this event.OpenAIRE Public webinar on the "Open Research Data Pilot in H2020", supported by FOSTER project.Webinar led by: Martin Donnelly (Digital Curation Centre at the University of Edinburgh, and the EU FOSTER project),Lars Holm Nielsen (CERN)Date and time: 9 June 2015, 11:00 CESTTarget a...

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OpenAIRE at IDCC15

OpenAIRE was represented at the International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC15), held in London from 9 to 12 February, by presenting a poster devoted to the Guidelines for Data Archives Managers.The poster focus on highlighting some relevant information from the OpenAIRE guidelines mainly based on three previous questions: 1) What are the OpenAIRE Guidelines, 2) Why specific guidelines for data repositories and how do they work, 3) What is extra to the DataCite format.Here are the topics list...

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