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Last updated on 25 June 2020

OpenAIRE to collaborate with F1000 Research on the Open Research Europe Publishing Platform

F1000 Research and OpenAIRE announce collaboration to make the publications on the Open Research Europe platform fully visible, searchable and enriched with additional information.

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Last updated on 16 June 2020

OpenAIRE input on UNESCO’s open science consultation

Read OpenAIRE response to the consultation on open science launched by UNESCO

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Last updated on 04 June 2020

G7 Ministers Declare support on Open Science for COVID-19 research

A big step has been made towards international collaboration supporting Open Science and data sharing aligned with data protection and the high relevance of joint initiatives such as the European Open Science Cloud.

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Last updated on 02 June 2020

Discover the most recent metadata enrichments generated by the OpenAIRE Broker service

The OpenAIRE Broker service has updated the enrichment events on May 14th. These enrichment events are metadata that can be used by repository managers to improve their collections with missing or additional metadata. Repository managers can find and subscribe to these events through the OpenAIRE Provide Dashboard.

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Last updated on 20 May 2020

Citizen Science and OpenAIRE: our current activities

The European Commission considers Citizen Science as an essential part of Europe’s digital future.

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Last updated on 30 April 2020

Showcasing the strength of the NOADs network

Showcasing the strength of the NOAD network The OpenAIRE NOAD network represents an active force in many European countries to develop Open Science practices, services and policies at a national level. Below is a snapshot of some areas this busy network have been active in over the last few months and learn their first-hand experiences. Act...

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Last updated on 29 April 2020

New user interface for Provide Dashboard

The Provide team have worked hard to improve usability and functionalities via a new interface and Dashboard. Launched on April 7th, this will offer data source managers a new user experience to take full advantage of OpenAIRE Provide functionalities.

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Last updated on 28 April 2020

European Data Protection Board releases Guidelines on the processing covid-19 related research data

New guidelines released by the European Data Protection Board deal with the processing of health data for scientific purposes in the context of COVID-19, such as GDPR compliance, the legal basis of data processing and the exercise of data subject rights.

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Last updated on 22 April 2020

EC pushes for Open COVID-19 research

In response to the global COVID-19 crisis, the European Commission has issued an update of the existing open science guidelines for Horizon 2020 grant recipients on 8th April 2020. Additionally, on April 20th the EC has launched a European COVID-19 Data Platform to enable the rapid collection and sharing of available research data...

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Last updated on 06 April 2020

OpenAIRE Open Innovation call: meet the winners!

Discover the projects selected via the OpenAIRE Open Innovation Call, focusing on next-generation repositories technologies, the OpenAIRE Research Graph, and the OpenAIRE service portfolio.

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Last updated on 03 April 2020

Press release: Collaboration for COVID-19

April 2, 2020 COVID-19 has arrived at overwhelming speed but at the same time so is the pace of research. The global community is working at incredibly fast on vaccines, tests and a deeper understanding of this new virus. The research output is growing every day. Open Science, as an underlying factor has been proved as the only and essential way f...

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Last updated on 01 April 2020

COVID-19 Call for experts

Help us curate covid-19 related research! We’re looking for experts with domain-specific knowledge (researchers and data scientists, and librarians in the fields of life sciences, health, social sciences, environment, legal and ethics experts,… ).

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Last updated on 30 March 2020

OpenAIRE validator available for CRIS Systems

OpenAIRE is releasing the validation service for CRIS Systems. After the publication of the new OpenAIRE Guidelines for CRIS Managers, in April will be possible to test the compatibility of DSpace-CRIS Systems against the guidelines through the OpenAIRE Validator service, accessible via Content Provider Dashboard at https://provide.openaire.eu/. If...

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Last updated on 30 March 2020

Discover the new Provide dashboard user interface

The OpenAIRE Provide service - in production since October 2018 - presents a brand new user interface. In continuous development, the OpenAIRE Technical Team is working to offer an even more enriching user experience and valuable functionalities, to make OpenAIRE Provide a place where data source managers can easily Find, Share and Enrich their con...

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Last updated on 30 March 2020

OpenAIRE COVID-19 Gateway

OpenAIRE currently develops a service to serve as a single point of entry for research results (publications-data-software) and other useful resources for the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and SARS-CoV-2. It will be linked to Zenodo COVID-19 community as well as many other EU and global initiatives and will address different scientfic domains.

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Last updated on 30 March 2020

Zenodo COVID-19 Community

Together with CERN we have created a specific Community to collect all research results that could be relevant for the scientific community worldwide working on the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and SARS-CoV-2.

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Last updated on 18 March 2020

10 years of OpenAIRE

10 years together! We seize this opportunity to celebrate with you, reminiscing and looking forward to an even brighter #OpenScience future.  

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Last updated on 28 February 2020

See how OpenAIRE enriches research products with additional metadata

In the context of the global information space, content providers face new challenges to manage their collections, namely the interoperability with other interfaces, the metadata exposition and the impact measure of their collections. Regarding the quality of metadata, the OpenAIRE Provide service offers to repository managers a very useful functi...

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Last updated on 28 February 2020

Check out the novelties in the Version 4 of OpenAIRE Guidelines for Literature Repositories

The OpenAIRE Guidelines for Literature Repository Managers 4.0 provide orientation for repository managers to define and implement their local data management policies according to the requirements of the OpenAIRE.The OpenAIRE Guidelines were established to support the Open Access strategy of the European Commission and to meet OpenAIRE infrastruct...

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Last updated on 24 February 2020

A European strategy for Data

On February 19th, the European Commission released its Communication ‘European strategy for data’, which outlines a strategy for policy measures and investments to enable the data economy for the coming five years. This data strategy is presented at the same time as the Commission’s Communication on “Shaping Europe’s digital future” and...

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Last updated on 13 February 2020

Report on Recommendations for Services in a FAIR data ecosystem

The report "Recommendations for Services in a FAIR data ecosystem" highlights common challenges and priorities, and proposes a set of initial recommendations on how existing data infrastructures can evolve and collaborate to provide services that support the implementation of the FAIR data principles, in particular in the context of building the Eu...

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Last updated on 13 February 2020

Competition "Build your own Seismograph"

Join the citizen science competition, build a seismograph at school!

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Last updated on 11 February 2020

Shaping the EOSC - Four new EOSC Interest Groups launched

The EOSC Secretariat project has launched four Interest Groups, and anyone interested in helping to shape the EOSC is welcome to join.

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Last updated on 07 February 2020

ARCHIVER launches its Pre-Commercial Procurement Tender

Providing the European Open Science Cloud research communities with trustworthy repository services for scientific data: ARCHIVER launches its Pre-Commercial Procurement Tender.

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Last updated on 03 February 2020

Find out the latest novelties in the OpenAIRE Dashboard for Content Providers

OpenAIRE Provide service is on production since October 2018 and is on continuous improvement aiming to better fit the needs of the users. There are several novelties available for the different tools of the service, such as new types of metadata enrichments, the integration of Guidelines Version 4 rules in the valitador, the user interface im...

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Last updated on 03 February 2020

Check out the new guides on how to use the OpenAIRE Provide services

The OpenAIRE Content Provider Dashboard is a one-stop-shop for content providers to register and validate their data sources, subscribe and receive notifications to enrich the metadata or the content of the data source, and subscribe the OpenAIRE Usage Statistics service to view aggregated, cleaned usage stats for repository access. The diversity ...

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Last updated on 03 February 2020

EOSC-hub and OpenAIRE join forces with EOSC Enhance to collaborate on beefing up the EOSC Portal

Visitors, users and providers of the EOSC Portal can expect to see significant changes to the EOSC Portal with the combined efforts of EOSC-hub, OpenAIRE Advance and the newly-launched EOSC Enhance project.

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Last updated on 23 January 2020

EOSC at World Economic Forum

EC president Ursula von der Leyen stressed the importance of the European Open Science Cloud initiative at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Made in Europe, for Europe and the world. From Science, To Science, to open up to all stakeholders in Europe (public sector, businesses, citizens) and around the world. ...

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Last updated on 23 January 2020

Springer Nature and OpenAIRE collaborate to further Open Science

Springer Nature and OpenAIRE have signed an agreement to build an Open Science-driven scholarly communication record that brings research and data closer together. 

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Last updated on 18 January 2020

Open Science for the implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda

On the occasion of the UN Open Science Conference, Thanos Giannakopoulos, the Chief of the UN Dag Hammarskjöld Library, invited speakers of the Conference to a closed roundtable discussion which took place in the afternoon of 18 November 2019. The informal discussion with the theme “Towards a Global Science Commons” was moderated by Profe...

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Last updated on 13 January 2020

Press Release EOSC ENHANCE PROJECT - ENHANCING EOSC

EOSC Enhance Project: Enhancing EOSC 13 January 2020 Bringing data catalogues into EOSC: OpenAIRE is involved in new EOSC portal project. OpenAIRE is pleased to announce our involvement in a new H2020 EOSC Enhance project which seeks to widen the user base and enhance the user experience of EOSC. OpenAIRE's contribution to EOSC-ENH...

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Last updated on 09 December 2019

Jean-Claude Guédon on the importance of OpenAIRE

Jean-Claude Guédon, Professeur honoraire of digital humanities, Université de Montréal, is a leading proponent of Open Science. He has been following OpenAIRE from its birth and we feel priviliged for his advice all these years.  We asked him to write a few words about us and our work for our 10 year anniversary. 

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Last updated on 03 December 2019

Join the OpenAIRE Usage Statistics service

Managers of OpenAIRE compatible repositories can enable the new OpenAIRE service to track usage statistics events via the Content Providers Dashboard. OpenAIRE offers this relevant service to collect and process usage data in order to generate comparable, standards-based usage statistics, mainly views and downloads. Know more about how to join the ...

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Last updated on 03 December 2019

Collaborating to support greater visibility and discoverability of open scholarship

DSpace 5 & 6 extension will soon enable support for new OpenAIRE Guidelines Monday, December 2, 2019. – Several Canadian research libraries are providing funding to ensure that the vast majority of DSpace repositories around the world can be discovered through OpenAIRE, an international database of open scholarly content. Quality and ...

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Last updated on 15 November 2019

United Nations Open Science Conference

United Nations Open Science Conference : “Towards Global Open Science: Core Enabler of the UN 2030 Agenda” on 19 November 2019 “Open Science Infrastructure in the European Union”, Keynote speech by OpenAIRE Managing Director Natalia Manola (presentation available!) ...

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Group from La Referencia Workshop organisers

Last updated on 07 November 2019

OpenAIRE aligning with Latin American Infrastructures

Sharing knowledge. Technology Collaboration. Defining a common Roadmap. These were just some of the aims of the first technical workshop among LA Referencia and OpenAIRE in Heredia, Costa Rica (29 and 30 of October),  with representatives from 12 countries from Latin America.

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Last updated on 04 November 2019

Join OpenAIRE Content Providers Community Calls

The OpenAIRE Provide management team are hosting a webconference call with the OpenAIRE content providers community, to present and discuss recent developments from OpenAIRE, upcoming releases from the provide related services and other related relevant topics, in particular a time to discuss and give feedback about interoperability issues and...

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Last updated on 25 October 2019

OpenAIRE joins forces with Canada’s federal granting agencies and CARL

OpenAIRE teams up with Canadian funders to identify research outputs!

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Last updated on 14 October 2019

COAR and cOALition S agree to support Repositories to adhere to Plan S

COAR and cOALition S join forces for a good cause! Accelerating the transition to full and immediate Open Access. They agreed to support repositories to adhere to Plan S. Read the full article to find out how.

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Last updated on 10 October 2019

OpenAIRE @ EOSC concertation day

OpenAIRE was present in Brussels for the EOSC concertation day. Read more about the conclusions of this key event!

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Last updated on 07 October 2019

Achieving Open Science in EOSC

What is EOSC, what is the role of Open Science, and how do OpenAIRE and national infrastructures fit into the picture?  Bringing our 10 year experience in supporting Open Science, our recently published paper "Achieving Open Science in the European Open Science Cloud" tackles these exact points . ...

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Last updated on 26 September 2019

OpenAIRE at ICT Proposer’S Day 2019

ICT Proposer’s day 2019 Digital Excellence Forum @ICT Proposers’ Day 2019 When 19 to 20 September 2019 Where  Messukeskus Center, Helsinki, Finland What was it about This was an excellent opportunity to present and discuss the main policy drivers of the digital transformation of the European industry and society and how the EU resea...

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Last updated on 25 September 2019

OpenAIRE Research Graph: Connecting Open Science – Consultation Phase

OpenAIRE welcomes your input on its vast graph of scholarly output: connected, linked and made visible. Find out more and contribute.

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Last updated on 10 September 2019

OpenAIRE and Knowledge Unlatched sign agreement to develop an Open Research Analytics Service

OpenAIRE and Knowledge Unlatched (KU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop an Open Infrastructure for Open Research Analytics. Both organizations share the vision of creating an infrastructure to accelerate the transition to Open Access. The envisioned service shall deliver actionable insights to institutions based on the integ...

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Last updated on 27 August 2019

Join OpenAIRE at the Open Science Fair

Open Science FAIR 2019 “Synergies for Sustainable, Open and Responsible Research” will take place on September 16-18, 2019 at Congress Centre Alfândega Porto, Portugal.  OSFAIR2019 is co-organized by OpenAIRE, FIT4RRI, the EOSC Secretariat and the FAIRsFAIR project.  Check-out the programme, see the speakers and register by Septemb...

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Last updated on 13 August 2019

OpenAIRE invites collaboration with successful ORE Contractor

The EC is poised to fund a publishing platform for scholarly articles for Horizon2020 beneficiaries. The OpenAIRE consortium welcomes this tender for Open Research Europe and while it will not be part of any tender, we are happy to enter into collaboration with bidding consortia at preparation stage as well as during implementation phase...

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Last updated on 24 June 2019

Transpose - a new database of almost 3000 journal policies for peer review and preprints

Publishers’ policies on pre-prints, citation, licensing and versioning can be at best hard to find and at times confusing. This can hinder the research process and act as a barrier for researchers, as well as librarians and funders. A new grassroots initiative called Transpose, launched in June 2019 will do much to remedy this and to contribute t...

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Last updated on 19 June 2019

Report on workshop "Services to Support FAIR Data: from theory to implementation"

Together with EOSC-hub, RDA Europe and FAIRsFAIR, OpenAIRE recently organised two workshops titled “Services to support FAIR data”  tyring to explore how existing infrastructures can work together and understand how to deliver services that support the creation of FAIR research outputs. These are part of 3-workshop series: the first two al...

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Last updated on 18 June 2019

A ‘Common Vision for EOSC’ White Paper

“OpenAIRE Advance and EOSC hub are committed to the vision of EOSC in order to support the provision of scientific data in a robust and federated way. In this context, I am happy to announce the publication of the White Paper “Common Vision, Service Provision, and Role in the EOSC Governance”, prepared in conjunction with our colleagues from ...

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Last updated on 18 June 2019

OpenAIRE and GÉANT expand collaboration to support Europe’s researchers

The OpenAIRE Advance and GÉANT GN4-3 projects have today signed an agreement to expand their existing collaboration and ensure that synergies across the projects are optimised, ensuring the seamless delivery of services to Europe’s researchers. ...

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