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Open Science and Research Results Exploitation: friends or foes?

Open Data, Open Science and Research Results Exploitation

  • Friday, 29 November 2019

Have questions about Open Data, Open Science and research results exploitation? Join this OpenAIRE and EOSC-hub webinar that will cover Horizon 2020 rules and good practices approaches to addressing these issues in Consortium Agreements and Data Management Plans. It will also specifically cover the issues of concern between Open Science and exploitation (patents, spin offs/ outs, confidentiality), business planning and licensing strategies.

Date: Friday, 29 November at 2:00pm CET


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

OpenAIRE Research Graph

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.

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

  • 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.
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. 



Hellenic Data Service: Navigating through the national data repository and good practices for analysing data

Hellenic Data Service: Navigating through the national data repository and good practices for analysing data

  • Thursday, 24 October 2019

Το Ερευνητικό Κέντρο «Αθηνά» λαμβάνει φέτος μέρος στην Εβδομάδα Ανοικτής Πρόσβασης και σας προσκαλεί, σε συνεργασία με τον Σύνδεσμο Ελληνικών Ακαδημαϊκών Βιβλιοθηκών, σε webinar που αφορά στη γνωριμία με την Εθνική Υπηρεσία Δεδομένων “HELIX”. Το διαδικτυακό σεμινάριο διοργανώνεται στο πλαίσιο εκπαιδευτικών και ενημερωτικών δράσεων του Εθνικού Κόμβου του OpenAIRE για την Ανοικτή Πρόσβαση στην Ελλάδα και του Εθνικού Κόμβου της Πρωτοβουλίας για τα Ερευνητικά Δεδομένα (RDA Greek Node) που σκοπό έχουν την ενημέρωση της ερευνητικής, βιβλιοθηκονομικής και ακαδημαϊκής κοινότητας για εθνικές υπηρεσίες που υποστηρίζουν δραστηριότητες Ανοικτής Επιστήμης.

OpenAIRE & RDA Webinar: “Ελληνική Υπηρεσία Δεδομένων: Πλοήγηση στο αποθετήριο δεδομένων και καλές πρακτικές για ανάλυση δεδομένων”

Πότε; Πέμπτη 24 Οκτωβρίου 2019
Ώρα; 11:00 πμ -12:00 το μεσημέρι

Θέμα της φετινής εβδομάδας Ανοικτής Πρόσβασης αποτελεί η ισότητα στην πληροφόρηση και στη γνώση, με μότο “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge”. Σε αυτό το πνεύμα, θα παρουσιαστεί από τον Γεώργιο Χατζηγεωργακίδη, συνεργάτης του Ερευνητικού Κέντρου “Αθηνά”, η Ελληνική Υπηρεσία Δεδομένων “HELIX”, η οποία έχει αναπτυχθεί με βάση τις αρχές της Ανοικτής Επιστήμης και προωθεί την ελεύθερη, χωρίς κόστος, χρήση των επιμέρους εργαλείων, υπηρεσιών και πληροφοριών/ δεδομένων που αναπτύσσει και διατηρεί σε ερευνητές, εκπαιδευτικούς και λοιπούς ενδιαφερόμενους ανά τη χώρα. 

Το webinar εκτυλίσσεται σε δύο μέρη: α. παρουσίαση του τρόπου λειτουργίας και αλληλεπίδραση με τον κατάλογο δεδομένων (HELIX Data) και, β. παρουσίαση καλών πρακτικών ανάλυσης δεδομένων μέσα από τη χρήση του ψηφιακού εργαστηρίου (HELIX Lab) της πλατφόρμας HELIX. Πιο συγκεκριμένα, θα παρουσιαστεί ο τρόπος δημιουργίας, μεταφόρτωσης (upload), δημοσίευσης και αναζήτησης ανοικτών συνόλων δεδομένων στον κατάλογο, καθώς και παραδείγματα ανάλυσης υπαρχόντων συνόλων δεδομένων με τη χρήση των σημειωματαρίων (notebooks) στο ψηφιακό εργαστήριο.

This year’s Open Access Week motto is “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge”, thus placing the principle of equity in knowledge sharing and information access at the epicentre. Following this spirit, Georgios Chatzigeorgakidis, research associate at Athena Research Center, will be talking about the Hellenic Data Service “HELIX”, a national service which has been developed according to Open Science principles. 

The webinar unfolds in two parts: a. introduction to HELIX functionalities and available ways of interacting with the HELIX Data and, b. presentation of good practices for analysing data using the lab service (HELIX Lab). More specifically, the processes of creating, uploading, publishing and searching for open datasets in the HELIX Data will be explained as well as examples of analysing existing datasets using HELIX Lab Jupyter notebooks will be described. 

Horizon 2020 Open Science Policies and beyond

Horizon 2020 Open Science Policies and beyond

  • Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Horizon 2020 Open Science Policies and beyond by Emilie Hermans (OpenAIRE)

The global shift towards making research findings available free of charge and sharing and opening up the research process, so-called 'Open Science’, has been a core strategy in the European Commission to improve knowledge circulation and innovation.

It is illustrated in particular by the Open Science policies for the EC's framework programme. This webinar will talk about the OS policies for open access to scientific publications and the pilot for research data in Horizon 2020, followed by a preview of what to expect for Open Science in the new Horizon Europe programme.

An overview of the polices will be followed by ample time for questions in this "Ask me Anything" session.

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

OpenAPC - cost transparency of Open Access publishing

OpenAPC - cost transparency of Open Access publishing

  • Monday, 21 October 2019

OpenAPC - cost transparency of Open Access publishing by Christoph Broschinski and Andreas Czerniak (UNIBI)

In 2014 the OpenAPC project was established at Bielefeld University Library and has been funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) (2015 - 2018) and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) (2018 - 2020).

In this webinar we focus on how institutions can become part of the OpenAPC project. We briefly discuss the data format and processing and how the concept of transparency is applied to all steps of the data lifecycle in OpenAPC.

In addition, we also focus on benefits for participating institutions. Finally, the re-use of OpenAPC data in other projects is shown, in particular the integration of the OpenAPC data set into the OpenAIRE research graph.

Research Community Gateway: Showcasing new developments

  • Thursday, 11 July 2019
The OpenAIRE Research Community Gateway (connect.openaire.eu), facilitates Research Communities adoption of Open Science publishing principles by supporting artefact publishing tools as-a-Service.

Research Community Gateway is a virtual environment to implement Open Science publishing practices:
  • Implement the latest Open Science trends: FAIR data, open data
  • Share all your research results: publications, data, software, methods
  • Link all your research effectively
  • Gather all your research results in one place
  • Monitor and report your community’s progress

This webinar presents how the OpenAIRE-Connect project is building the community gateway to Open Science, their motivations, how it works, focusing on the new developments in the Research Community Gateway, and how Research Managers can manage and personalize their community gateway.

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