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PUBMET 2023 - The 10th Conference on Scholarly Communication in the Context of Open Science

The Event: This September, the jubilee Tenth Conference on Scholarly Communication in the Context of Open Science, held in Zadar, covered themes such as research assessment, open peer review, open science infrastructure, sustainability, training and education, and artificial intelligence. "Changing research landscape and the strategic use of policies and emerging tools to create comprehensive systems that enhance practicality at all research stages, from planning and tracking to assessment."&nbs...

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EOSC National Tripartite Event in Croatia

As part of the annual SRCE DEI 2023 conference, which is also the final conference of the Croatian Scientific and Educational Cloud (HR-ZOO) national strategic project, the national tripartite meeting of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) was held. The meeting was organised with the aim of establishing national coordination of the implementation of EOSC policy and defining national priorities and needs in this area. The goal of tripartite events is to bring together key stakeholders from all...

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The University of Split has adopted an Open Science Policy

On March 30th, 2023, the Senate of the University of Split held a meeting in which they approved the student enrollment plan for the academic year 2023/2024, as well as the proposal for a new program for the University specialist study in General Surgery at the School of Medicine in Split. The Senate also adopted the Action Plan for the Human Resources Strategy for Researchers for the period 2023-2025 and the Open Science Policy of the University of Split. Based on the Croatian Declaration on Op...

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Supporting Open Science in Croatia

OpenAIRE has an extensive network of OS experts who can be contacted and consulted anytime OpenAIRE helps us significantly with its resources, guides, and training materials which help us in training and promotion activities on the national level. by Bojan Macan & Jadranka Stojanovski The OpenAIRE team has the pleasure of speaking to our NOADs in Croatia, Bojan Macan, Head of the Centre for Scientific Information at Rudjer Boskovic Institute and Jadranka Stojano...

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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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Monograph: Openness in science and higher education

The book “Openness in science and higher education” has been published – in Croatian  but the preface and abstracts are available in English – and presented at the PubMET conference  The book consists of 19 chapters written by 31 authors who are scholars and professionals from various fields and who deal with some form of openness in their everyday work. Editor of the book is Ivana Hebrang Grgić, a Croatian scientist and information specialist whose primar...

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PUBMET2018 Conference in Zadar, Croatia

The fifth PUBMET2018 conference, the Croatian national OpenAIRE event,  took place on September 19-21, 2018 in Zadar, Croatia. The surroundings – three thousand years old Mediterranean city - were well suited for our discussions about open science. Participants from different countries such as Netherlands, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Hungary, Germany, Poland, Spain, Great Britain, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia came to present and discuss their work in the area of schola...

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Seminar: "Cooperation in Social Sciences and Humanities in a Networked European Research Space" in Croatia

Followed by several meetings of the OpenAIRE-Advance and EOSC Hub teams at Ruđer Bošković Institute , a seminar on "Cooperation in Social Sciences and Humanities in a Networked European Research Space" was held at the Teleconference Hall on Thursday, March 29, 2018. Four European projects in the field of humanities and social sciences - DARIAH-HR, CESSDA, OpenAIRE-Advance and EOSC Hub - were presented at the seminar. Special emphasis has been placed on the advanced computer services and tools de...

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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 get the updated project information and besides the EC funded projects, we are also linking research projects by Croatian funding bodies, e.g...

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Ruđer Bošković Institute adopts Open Access Mandate (Croatia)

As of April 17, 2015, all papers produced by Rudjer Boskovic Institute (RBI) researchers must be submitted to the institutional OA repository FULIR (which is OpenAIRE compliant)  upon acceptance for publication. The first institutional Open Access mandate in Croatia is based on  the Croatian Open Access Declaration (October 2012),  „Recommendation on access to and preservation of scientific information“ by the European Commission(July 2012) , and best practices of the prominent research and acad...

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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 OA journals (with 415 OA journals) and Croatian Scientific Bibliography CROSBI with more than 30.000 deposited fu...

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