Turkey Research Data and Open Data Task Force Established

In Turkey a Research Data and Open Data Task Force comprised of librarians from 6 Research Universities and selected 4 Foundation Universities has been established with approval of the institutions' managers. At the 7th National Open Science Conference and OpenAIRE Advance Workshop hosted by Izmir Institute of Technology on 20 November 2019, Prof. Dr. Naci Gundogan, Executive Board Member of the CoHE & Chairman of the CoHE Open Science Committee, declared of the formally creation of "Turkey ...

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Sustainable Open Science and Equity in Open Knowledge in Turkey: The 7th National Open Science Conference and OpenAIRE Advance Workshop

The 7th National Open Science Conference (AB2019) and OpenAIRE Advance Workshop which aims to raise awareness of open access, open science, open data, and OpenAIRE services; to support open science policy, strategy, legislation, infrastructure, and services in Turkey being compatible with European Union (EU); to share information about the activities carried out and planned by the Council of Higher Education (CoHE) and The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK); and to...

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A Big Step from IZTECH in the Open Science Way

​Following the approval of the IZTECH Open Science Policy, which contains details on both publications and research data, by the Senate Decision on 26 March 2019, Izmir Institute of Technology (IZTECH) hosted an important event within the scope of the OpenAIRE Advance project with the motto "Science Set Free". IZTECH is one of the project partners of the EU technical infrastructure Project, OpenAIRE and leads the work on Open Science in Turkey. "On the way towards Open Science – Science Set Free...

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All Stakeholders Came Together at “Turkish Open Science Summit 2018”

Organized by Sabancı University, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Izmir Institute of Technology, Hacettepe University and Anadolu University Libraries Consortium (ANKOS); Turkish Open Science Summit 2018 which would be an important milestone for long-standing works on Open Access and Open Scicence, was held on Monday, September 10, 2018 at Sabancı University Sakıp Sabancı Museum the Seed, Istanbul.It was attended by 170  people from the administrators o...

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Open Access to Theses and Dissertations in Turkey has been Enacted by the Parliament

This has been an extremely important improvement for the open access in Turkey. The Council of Higher Education (YÖK) National Theses Center and Turkey OpenAIRE NOAD  had worked hard to make compulsory open access to theses and dissertations. As a result of these efforts, the Art. 10 of Law numbered 7100 has been entered into force upon publication of the Official Gazette numbered 30352 and dated March 06, 2018. According to this article, which constitutes Additional Art 40 of Higher Educat...

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