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Transformative agreements in Italy

  • Friday, 26 June 2020

La crisi COVID ha reso ancor più evidente la necessità dell'accesso immediato alla ricerca scientifica.

Sulla spinta delle istanze Open Science e Open Access, anche il mondo della contrattazione per le risorse elettroniche sta cambiando.

I "transformative agreements" sembrano essere lo strumento con il quale gestire in modo efficace la transizione all'accesso aperto e immediato.

Ma cosa sono di preciso i contratti trasformativi? E come si sta muovendo l'Italia?

OpenAIRE organizza un webinar per fare il punto sulla situazione, il 26 giugno, alle 11.

Ne discuteremo con 

- Colleen Campbell, OA2020: Cosa sono i contratti trasformativi e il loro contesto internazionale (30 minuti)

- Nino Grizzuti, coordinatore CARE CRUI: La stagione degli accordi trasformativi. Il contributo CRUI-CARE (15 minuti)

I restanti 15 minuti saranno dedicati alle domande.

Per motivi organizzativi è necessario registrarsi. Il form consente ai partecipanti di anticipare eventuali domande ai relatori.

IL LINK PER PARTECIPARE VERRÀ COMUNICATO VIA EMAIL AGLI ISCRITTI UN’ORA PRIMA DELL’INIZIO

Transformative agreements: a che punto siamo

Transformative agreements: a che punto siamo

  • Friday, 26 June 2020

La crisi COVID ha reso ancor più evidente la necessità dell'accesso immediato alla ricerca scientifica.

Sulla spinta delle istanze Open Science e Open Access, anche il mondo della contrattazione per le risorse elettroniche sta cambiando.

I "transformative agreements" sembrano essere lo strumento con il quale gestire in modo efficace la transizione all'accesso aperto e immediato.

Ma cosa sono di preciso i contratti trasformativi? E come si sta muovendo l'Italia?

OpenAIRE organizza un webinar per fare il punto sulla situazione, il 26 giugno, alle 11.

Ne discuteremo con 

  • Colleen Campbell, OA2020: Cosa sono i contratti trasformativi e il loro contesto internazionale (30 minuti)
  • Nino Grizzuti, coordinatore CARE CRUI: La stagione degli accordi trasformativi. Il contributo CRUI-CARE (15 minuti)

I restanti 15 minuti saranno dedicati alle domande.

Per motivi organizzativi è necessario registrarsi. Il form consente ai partecipanti di anticipare eventuali domande ai relatori.

IL LINK PER PARTECIPARE VERRÀ COMUNICATO VIA EMAIL AGLI ISCRITTI UN’ORA PRIMA DELL’INIZIO.

Il materiale del webinar verrà reso disponibile su questa pagina alla fine dell'evento.

RGPD y aspectos legales relacionados con la gestión de datos de investigación

RGPD y aspectos legales relacionados con la gestión de datos de investigación

Seminario en español

  • Tuesday, 23 June 2020

La Fundación Española para la Ciencia y Tecnología (FECYT), como NOAD para España del proyecto OpenAIRE, organiza este seminario web sobre RGPD y aspectos legales en la gestión de datos de investigación. 

En este webinar se proporcionará una perspectiva legal sobre la gestión de datos de investigación, tanto teórica como práctica: ¿Cómo se manejan los datos personales sensibles en investigación? ¿Cuáles son los posibles problemas de privacidad cuando se utilizan datos personales en una investigación? ¿Qué se necesita saber sobre la RGPD y la nueva directiva PSI?

El contenido del seminario será relevante para investigadores, bibliotecarios y administradores de investigación de todos los campos (incluidas las ciencias sociales y las humanidades). Habrá también tiempo para preguntas y respuestas durante la sesión, además de poder enviar preguntas a través de este formulario.

Una vez realizada la inscripción, recibirá el enlace del seminario web en el correo electrónico recordatorio enviado.

Interoperability in EOSC: OpenAIRE Guidelines for repositories

  • Thursday, 11 June 2020

Athena Research Center and University of Cyprus Library, in the context of joint activities performed for OpenAIRE and NI4OS-Europe, organize a webinar to inform about repositories’ interoperability within the EOSC ecosystem. The webinar is part of the regular series of the Greek and Cypriot NOADs that aim to spread awareness to and facilitate adoption of important and relevant Open Science principles by their academic and research communities. 

This month the focus is on best practices for institutional and thematic repositories and on compliance with standards and protocols that enable effective and lossless information exchange between heterogeneous systems.


When? Thursday, 11 June 2020

Time: 11.00 am - 12.00 pm EEST


Language of presentation: Greek

Target audience: Repository managers


We are pleased to announce that guest speakers of this webinar are Antonis Lempesis and Stefania Martziou, Research Associates at Athena Research Center and members of the OpenAIRE technical team. 


Accessing scientific results which are available on digital infrastructures, such as repositories, is an important Open Science practice. Adoption of policies and standards as well as training for using repositories enhance, among other things, accessibility, findability and reusability of scientific outputs. Lately, there is a growing need for research data and services/ infrastructures which produce, share and preserve this data to follow the FAIR principles. However, data heterogeneity could have a negative effect on interoperability of systems. A solution to this challenge is provided by OpenAIRE for over ten years now, through specialised services which are also supported by NI4OS-Europe and EOSC. 


Repository managers will have the opportunity to be informed and explore:

  • the OpenAIRE Guidelines for enhancing interoperability
  • the Validator service for assessing repositories’ interoperability
  • the Repository Dashboard: a web service for content providers
 
 
 
Amnesia

Amnesia

the OpenAIRE data anonymization tool

  • Wednesday, 10 June 2020

Speaker: Manolis Terrovitis (Athena Research Centre)
Date: June 10th 2020
Time: 2 PM CEST


Amnesia is a flexible data anonymization tool that transforms relational and transactional databases to dataset where formal privacy guaranties hold. Amnesia transforms original data to provide k-anonymity and km-anonymity: the original data are transformed by generalizing (i.e., replacing one value with a more abstract one) or suppressing values to achieve the statistical properties required by the anonymization guaranties. Amnesia employs visualization tools and supportive mechanisms to allow non expert users to anonymize relational and object-relational data. 

Amnesia is implemented in java and javascript and it can be used as a standalone application or as a service. Moreover, it provides a ReST service API to allow the incorporation of its anonymization engine to other information systems. The tool is available through OpenAIRE and it has been used in several research projects including MEDA and MyHealthMyData.

 

Dr. Manolis Terrovitis  is a Researcher at the Information Management Systems Institute (IMSI) of Research Center Athena. His research work includes big data analytics, data privacy and anonymization methods. He received his PhD from the National Technical University of Athens (2007) and has been with the Department of Computer Science of The University of Hong Kong as a post-doctoral researcher (2007-2008). In 2009 he joined IMSI, first as a post-doctoral researcher and then as a Researcher. Google Scholar reports over 1900 citations to his work, which includes publications to some of the most prestigious venues in data management (VLDB, VLDBJ, TKDE etc). He has served as president of the Hellenic Accreditation System and a member of the Board of Directors of Information Society S.A. He head of Amnesia development in Athena RC and he has been involved in several national and EU funded R&D projects.  He has worked as a consultant at the private and public sector on the design and performance optimization of information systems and he is working as a Data Protection Officer in the National Network for Precision Medicine in Cardiology and in Oncology. Moreover, he has extensive experience on the application of privacy-by-design principles in the information ecosystems.




Plan S: Taking stock of the current situation and new developments

Plan S: Taking stock of the current situation and new developments

  • Wednesday, 27 May 2020

This OpenAIRE Policy and Legal Task Force webinar focuses on recent developments around Plan S. Johan Rooryck, cOAlition S Open Access Champion, talks about cOAlition S and what Research funding organizations in cOAlition S want; research visibility; Plan S: strong principles; implementation guidance: key challenges, routes to compliance, transformative arrangements; implementation: developing a Journal Checker Tool; working with key stakeholders: researchers, early career researchers, publishers, universities; and other activities: transparent pricing and Fair Open Access Alliance (FOAA), non-APC funding models and cOAlition S office. Niamh Brennan, Trinity College Dublin and OpenAIRE NOAD in Ireland, talks about Ireland’s experience with its National Open Science Strategy and Plan S: the scholarly publishing landscape in Ireland, Ireland’s Open Access Repository Network and National Open Access Research Portal http://rian.ie, HRB Open Research, National Open Research Forum, mapping national OA Policy to Plan S (1st iteration), National Framework on the Transition to an Open Research Environment – ‘Plan S-friendly’ – but its primary concern is to be more ‘Irish research-friendly, ‘AmeliCA-friendly’ – in terms of its emphasis on academy-based infrastructures and on  alternatives to fee-based publishing and supportive of scholarly communication initiatives in the Global South, stressing equity, bibliodiversity and revisiting the issues of copyright and licences, immediate Open Access & Choice of Open Access Route calling to end publisher embargoes on researchers self-archiving their AAMs, and diamond publishing. The webinar recording also includes questions and discussion.

OpenAIRE PROVIDE Dashboard for Turkish repository managers

OpenAIRE PROVIDE Dashboard for Turkish repository managers

  • Wednesday, 20 May 2020
This webinar highlights the functionalities of the PROVIDE Dashboard, new developments and features.
bilingual webinar (English and Turkish)

Webinar on the OpenAIRE Research Graph

OpenAIRE Research Graph Consultation

  • Thursday, 30 January 2020

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OpenAIRE is pleased to announce the beta release of its Research Graph, a massive collection of metadata and links between scientific products such as articles, datasets, software, and other research products, entities like organisations, funders, funding streams, projects, communities, and data sources. Due to its coverage and cross-discipline nature, the Research Graph will empower the EOSC catalogue of scientific products.

On January 30th, 2020, OpenAIRE is organizing its final webinar in the first consultation series.

 

UPDATE: there will be a follow-up consultation in Spring 2020, stay tuned!

Webinar on the OpenAIRE Research Graph

Webinar on the OpenAIRE Research Graph

  • Tuesday, 19 November 2019

OpenAIRE is pleased to announce the beta release of its Research Graph, a massive collection of metadata and links between scientific products such as articles, datasets, software, and other research products, entities like organisations, funders, funding streams, projects, communities, and data sources. Due to its coverage and cross-discipline nature, the Research Graph will empower the EOSC catalogue of scientific products.

We are collecting feedback! Find out more here.

Repository Usage Statistics and the Open Research Analytics Service

  • Wednesday, 06 November 2019
Description: Within the framework of cooperation between the Verbundzentrale des GBV (VZG), OpenAIRE und Knowledge Unlatched, we would like to inform you about current developments in the field of repository usage statistics and present the new and upcoming Open Research Analytics Service.

For whom: repository managers and librarians dealing with usage statistics

Language: this webinar will be held in German

Agenda:
  • ReposAS-logfileparser
  • OpenAIRE service for usage statistics
  • Open Research Analytics Service (ORAS)
  • how to migrate from OA-Statistik to ORAS

The webinar will give the opportunity for discussions and questions regarding the new developments.

Have a look at the FAQs and at the additional information.

OpenAIRE Guidelines V4: OpenAIRE content providers managers Community Call

OpenAIRE infrastructure updates, Guidelines V4: specifications, implementation roadmap and use case

  • Tuesday, 05 November 2019
OpenAIRE infrastructure updates include the following:
  • Provide Public Roadmap: https://trello.com/b/JHbHKLZ4/openaire-provide-roadmap;
  • Guidelines V4 rules have been integrated in the validator tool - check them out in the validator tool available in provide dashboard https://provide.openaire.eu; and
  • Provide Dashboard User interface improvements: in collection monitor the indexed version of the repository content is now explicitly presented; and there is My datasource in a glance - a new box on the homepage to present the main figures.  
OpenAIRE Guidelines V4: specifications, novelties, implementation roadmap and use cases from RCAAP (Portugal), LAReferencia (Latin America) and University of Huelva repository (Spain).

Open Market Consultation

OpenAIRE Open Innovation Call

  • Tuesday, 05 November 2019

In the framework of the OpenAIRE Open Innovation call, the start of the procurement phase was preceded by an open market consultation.

This process represents a specific phase during the overall Open Call preparation, aiming at actively approach the market to find out about the state of the art and current development in the related sector.

The market consultation phase is the initial core activity where the first dialogue between demand and supply-side takes place.

From Open Science to Inclusive Science

From Open Science to Inclusive Science

  • Friday, 25 October 2019

From Open Science to Inclusive Science with Paola Masuzzo

Friday, Oct 25, 2019 from 2pm to 3pm (CEST)

A lot is happening in the Open Science world, as everybody realizes more and more the importance of open, transparent and participatory research practices.

However, we tend to forget, in the ongoing conversations, what Open Science means to different audiences, coming from diverse or even underrepresented backgrounds.

In this webinar, we will be talking about Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Inclusiveness.

Masuzzo will make the case that these are non-negotiable and they must be built into the foundation of what we are all trying to achieve in the ongoing efforts of democratizing knowledge.

 

 

This webinar is organised in collaboration with Open Science MOOC OpenScienceMOOC logo

Plan S compliance for Open Access Journals - what we know so far and where we think we're heading

Plan S compliance for Open Access Journals - what we know so far and where we think we're heading

  • Friday, 25 October 2019

Plan S compliance for Open Access Journals - what we know so far and where we think we're heading by Dominic Mitchell (DOAJ)

In September 2018 when cOAlition S put out their Plan S for making Open Access an immediate reality, there was concern about how journals would become compliant in the short time available and what exactly was required to do that. The guidance mentioned that being indexed in DOAJ is necessary but that is only one criteria of many. There are other, new criteria which are additional to the DOAJ ones. DOAJ, among others, is mentioned as a key player in the certification process so the DOAJ Team have looked very carefully at what is being asked. One of the problems is that the exact data to be captured for those requirements have not yet been set and work by cOAlition S to do that is only slated to start imminently. In this presentation, I will explain what those extra Plan S criteria might be and how we think that they might be measured and captured. I will explain how we think the certification process, at least at DOAJ, might go and what the difference is between DOAJ certification and Plan S certification. 

 

 

Research Data Management and Legal issues related to research data

Research Data Management and Legal issues related to research data

  • Monday, 21 October 2019

Research Data Management and Legal issues related to research data by S. Venkataraman (DCC) and Thomas Margoni (CREATe)

In this 'double bill' webinar, we first hear about the basic principles of Research Data Management, explained by S. Venkataraman from Digital Curation Centre (DCC). Participants are pointed to essential tools and standards, as well as a number of good practices related to RDM and data management planning.

In the second part of the webinar, Thomas Margoni from CREATe illustrates the legal framework around the complex issue of data ownership and will try to explain in non legal terms what the law says, what researchers need to know, what is the role of Open Science principles in this area, and what kind of supporting material OpenAIRE has produced to assist researchers.

This webinar is organised in collaboration with EOSC-Hub eosc hub hz300dpi

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