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Last updated on 08 September 2021

Crossing a significant threshold: more than one billion citations now available in COCI!

A new significant milestone has been reached in open scholarly communication infrastructure:  COCI, the OpenCitations Index of Crossref open DOI-to-DOI citations has just been extended with 334 million additional citations. Its most recent release, the COCI July 2021 release, now contains a total of 1.09 billion DOI-to-DOI citation links deriv...

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Last updated on 08 September 2021

EUt+ alliance and OpenAIRE join forces for open science

The OpenAIRE-Nexus consortium and the European University of Technology (EUt+), have announced a new cooperation agreement to improve the integration and discoverability of research results, to showcase the synergies and connections and aggregate the work from all partners across this pan-European network of Universities. All, using ...

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Last updated on 07 September 2021

The use of open data sources to monitor the European Commission's open access policy and the role of OpenAIRE

The European Commission (EC) has just released a new report that sheds light on the open access policy for Horizon 2020 grants, investigates which aspects of this policy are successful or need further improvements and explores ways to optimize its internal monitoring system. This report was carried out by Athena Research & Innovation Center, a ...

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Last updated on 14 July 2021

Enhancing food & cosmetics: OpenAIRE Research Graph for consumer health

How does science affect our lives? How easy is it for consumers to translate science in their quest for knowledge and informed decisions? Via our open innovation calls we witnessed the incredible possibilities of open science and the OpenAIRE Research Graph feeding AI tools to extract and connect information. All in a mobile app that helps consumer...

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Last updated on 11 July 2021

Preview of the new EOSC-Digital Innovation Hub in 2021

During the last EOSC Symposium that took place in June 2021, a very important topic for SMEs and Innovators was the presentation of the new EOSC-DIH (EOSC Digital Innovation Hub) that will be launched in the next few days. ...

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Last updated on 11 July 2021

SoBigData RI joins ESFRI

A roadmap to the future ESFRI, the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures, has selected SoBigData++ RI - European Integrated Infrastructure for Social Mining and Big Data Analytics, to be part of the Roadmap 2021. This ambitious recognition given to the most important AI and big data research infrastructure in Europe lays the groundwo...

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Last updated on 11 July 2021

OpenAPC: Answering the dilemma of Open Access Costs

Research performing organizations fear  that they might pay too much for open access publications or that they lose control on how much they spent on OA so that they can align their strategy. OpenAPC service, a newcomer in the OpenAIRE portfolio, collects APC data allowing for better monitoring.

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Last updated on 08 June 2021

Open Science in a-click through the OpenAIRE Open Science Lens

Introducing the new OpenAIRE Open Science Lens tool, a web plugin developed via the OpenAIRE Open calls. OSL gets researchers and other parties closer to (open) science. Learn more and become a lead user and tester.

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Last updated on 07 June 2021

Νew features in Argos DMP Service: closer to the community

Data management planning in the era of EOSC and AI becomes all the more crucial. See the new features of Argos, the OpenAIRE DMP Service, and learn how these can help you undestand and anticipate your needs.

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Last updated on 06 May 2021

Blue Research and Innovation Days

From 19-23 of April 2021 the Blue Research and Innovation Days took place for the first time with the NEANIAS project playing an important role in the whole organization of the whole event. The event host was the ATHENA RC, NEANIAS partner. ...

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Last updated on 05 May 2021

OFSET - OpenAIRE Moodle plugin for space/geospatial sector

The purpose OpenAIRE for the space/geospatial sector (OFSET) is a service that is being offered by Planetek Hellas in the scope of the OpenAIRE - ADVANCE programme. The service integrates the OpenAIRE infrastructure to a dynamic learning platform dedicated to the space/geospatial sector, developed by Planetek within EO4GEO project. OFSET is practi...

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Last updated on 05 May 2021

Three years since the launch of the Open Schools Journal for Open Science: An overview

It was back in 2018 when OpenAIRE supported the creation of the Open Schools Journal for Open Science for students through the OpenAIRE-Advance H2020 project. The idea flurished and students all over Europe submitted articles on their findings covering a variety of topics and produce many publications available online.

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Last updated on 24 April 2021

IntelComp H2020 Opening Event invitation

OpenAIRE invites you to join the IntelComp H2020 project opening event. 

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Last updated on 01 April 2021

New improvements in the UsageCounts service, the analytics service of OpenAIRE

Discover the most recent developments in the OpenAIRE UsageCounts, the servive that collects usage data or usage statistics reports or OpenAIRE Research Graph products, like publications, datasets, software, books, etc., from the distributed network of OpenAIRE Content Providers.

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Last updated on 31 March 2021

Evaluating research outcomes and the impact of open science

How OpenAIRE MONITOR, responds to the need for research evaluations tools, that can track and measure Open Science impact through a set of open science indicators.

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Last updated on 31 March 2021

How OpenAIRE assists EnerMaps project towards FAIR energy data

Energy data can be the next big thing. Unfortunately there is a lack of information and knowledge around the collection, storage, recognition, share of energy data . How does OpenAIRE assist and collaborates with the EnerMaps H2020 project on this?

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Last updated on 31 March 2021

TOPOS - Open Science observatory for transport research

OpenAIRE expands its collaboration with H2020 projects that focus on open data. One of these is the BE OPEN project that “aims to assist in operationalising open science in transport research at the European level, through a series of targeted coordination and support activities”.

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Last updated on 26 March 2021

New support resources on Open Science practices and OpenAIRE services

We have worked to update material to support researchers, research managers, project coordinators, funders and content providers on a variety of open science topics and practices: from policy compliance to guidance on RDM or legal issues.   ...

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Last updated on 26 March 2021

OpenAIRE integrates the ORCID Search and Link wizard in the OpenAIRE EXPLORE service

OpenAIRE integrates the ORCID Search and Link wizard in the OpenAIRE EXPLORE service. Realizing and working towards the unambiguously identification of researcher with their work, we embark on a collaboration with ORCID to facilitate the data enrichment, metadata robustness, information verification, trust and promote authors’ recognition fo...

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Last updated on 22 March 2021

Open Research Europe officially launched!

OpenAIRE is delighted to announce that the European Commission has now officially launched Open Research Europe, the open access publishing platform for scientific articles that present the results of research funded by Horizon 2020, and soon Horizon Europe. The first articles submitted have already been published. As a proud partner in helping to ...

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Last updated on 04 March 2021

OpenAIRE ELD-Enrich Local Data via the OpenAIRE Graph

Read out how through an OpenAIRE open call fund, 4Science released two new services for the DSpace and DSpace-CRIS users and repository managers that support repositories to have richer content and users to claim their work.

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Last updated on 04 March 2021

DRIS+ Project: Enhancing the euroCRIS Directory of Research Information Systems (DRIS)

OpenAIRE embrances the outcome of the Open Call by euroCRIS team; the enhancement of the euroCRIS Directory of Research Information Systems. 

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Last updated on 02 March 2021

EU-Citizen.Science Call will fund 10 citizen science online training courses

The EU-Citizen.Science H2020 project  that provides an online platform for sharing knowledge, tools, training, and resources for citizen science – by the community, for the community, invites teams or individuals who are interested to produce training modules relevant to citizen science, to participate into its Call.

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Last updated on 02 March 2021

Argos service and the Science Europe DMP evaluation rubric

Science Europe released an extended version of the Practical Guide to the International Alignment of Research Data Management that includes a brand-new rubric to facilitate the evaluation of a data management plan (DMP). Argos - OpenAIRE’s interlinked DMP service - could help funders evaluate DMPs.  ...

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Last updated on 01 March 2021

OpenAIRE-Nexus: Public Launch Event

OpenAIRE announces the public launch event of its new H2020 project; OpenAIRE-Nexus. OpenAIRE-Nexus builds on top of our 10-year path to deliver 14 interoperable EOSC services. With users in the center, we embark on a 30 month journey to map our users' needs in the new environment brought in by open science and EOSC, and to guide them to reach the...

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Last updated on 01 March 2021

Opscidia’s ontology generator

Opscidia was the winner in the OpenAIRE open call for innovation.  The team set out to build a pipeline of NLP algorithms that automatically generates and represents a domain-specific ontology from text-mining a large corpus of scientific publications covering this domain.

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Last updated on 01 March 2021

OpenAIRE seismic data use case of citizen science in schools

Earthquakes are a typical kind of events that scientists measure on a global scale. But also students do! OpenAIRE supported a citizen science project focusing on earthquakes data storage and analysis, by connecting the dots: Ellino Germaniki Agogi school (students and teachers),the National Observatory of Athens (seismic infrastructure and knowled...

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Last updated on 25 February 2021

A new exoplanet discovery by students published on Open Schools Journal for Open Science

Citizen Science focusing on schools ecosystem, supported by OpenAIRE, led to a new publication on the Open Schools Journal for Open Science. What is the publication about? A new amazing discovery of an exoplanet! That example demonstrates the dynamics of Citizen Science applied vertically at schools, opening up new horizons and opportunities f...

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Last updated on 06 February 2021

OpenAIRE announces kick-off of OpenAIRE-Nexus (H2020)

We are pleased to announce our new H2020 project, OpenAIRE-Nexus, which marks the next era of the OpenAIRE services operation.  It brings together 11 partners for a duration of 30 months and a total budget of  4mi € towards a sustainable growth of an open scholarly communication infrastructure in EOSC.

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Last updated on 02 February 2021

Metrics recommendations from the DFG *metrics project - “Measuring the reliability and perceptions of indicators for interactions with scientific product”.

Recently, recommendations of the*Metrics DFG project’ (2017-2019) were published. The main objective of this project was to develop a deeper understanding of altmetrics (aka *metrics1 / social media metrics), in terms of their general significance and their perception amongst stakeholders. The project’s findings can benefit altmetrics users a...

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Last updated on 23 January 2021

FAIRsharing and OpenAIRE sign an MoU

 This mutual effort and collaboration between OpenAIRE and FAIRsharing will ensure that this interconnected information will provide greater knowledge to researchers and other stakeholders. For example researchers will be able to discover related standards alongside the databases that implement specific standards.

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Last updated on 03 December 2020

Inclusion is Key: Supporting COAR in “Data Repository Selection: Criteria that Matter”

Targeting researchers, the FAIRsharing Community have published a set of criteria for the identification and selection of repositories. The aim is to make research data policies more efficient and consistent, but criteria for repositories may be too high and risk implementation. ...

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Last updated on 27 November 2020

Meeting the vision, needs and requirements of researchers from EOSC

OpenAIRE is fully prepared to accelerate the move forward towards an integrated and open research infrastructure and collaboration with international and European initiatives only strengthens the global shift towards this goal.

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Last updated on 25 November 2020

Discover Amnesia - Anonymity for your data

AMNESIA is a flexible data anonymization tool that allows to remove identifying information from data. It does not only remove direct identifiers like names, SSNs, etc., but also transforms secondary identifiers like birth date and zip code. This way individuals cannot be identified in the data.

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Last updated on 24 November 2020

Step-by-Step: the DARIAH Research Community Gateway

Step-by-Step: the DARIAH Research Community Gateway In collaboration with OpenAIRE, DARIAH - the pan-European Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities, has created a Research Community Gateway that will act as a single point of access for all types of scholarly objects relevant for arts & humanities researchers...

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Last updated on 18 November 2020

Usage Counts service: The analytics service of OpenAIRE Research Graph

Usage metrics for all types of scholarly output are one of the measures to assess Open Access impact and is a value added service of Open Access repositories. Towards realizing this task, OpenAIRE has developed the Usage Counts Service, providing usage metrics exploited by a large number of repositories from around the world. ...

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Last updated on 04 November 2020

University approaches to Citizen Science in the transition to Open Science

Join EUA and OpenAIRE workshop next month where Institutional opportunities and challenges for and inclusive environment for research will be discussed EUA and OpenAIRE will host a joint online workshop on citizen science, on December 9-10th. Participants will address challenges and opportunities, as well as explore how citizen science can benefit...

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Last updated on 02 November 2020

SPARC Europe Report: Scoping the Open Science Infrastructure Landscape in Europe

Scoping the Open Science Infrastructure Landscape in Europe New SPARC report describes complex and interconnected network of European Open Science Infrastructures SPARC Europe has published their latest report: Scoping the Open Science Infrastructure Landscape in Europe, 2020.  This report  collates the results o...

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Open Access Week 2020

Last updated on 30 October 2020

OpenAIRE Week: Our virtual event brought us together

This October OpenAIRE went not only virtual but also open to all for the first time! OpenAIRE Week 2020 gave the chance to both speakers and viewers to come together in a digital experience. Celebrating diversity, participants from our global network declared a strong message: We can make Open Science work and we can make it work globally. ...

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Last updated on 30 October 2020

Kathleen Shearer on COAR's newest community framework

COAR wants to encourage repositories to adopt good practices and there's a new framework for that. So we spoke with Kathleen Shearer, the confederation's executive director, about their latest initiative. What's the motivation behind the framework? Was it well received? Who was involved? Find the answers in this exclusive interview.

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Last updated on 30 October 2020

What European Universities should expect for the coming years? An important vision from Guild’s Universities

The Guild’s universities’ recently published the paper “Looking to the Future: The Guild’s Vision for Europe’s Universities”, in response to the EC’s European Research and Education area initiative. It offers an outlook for European Universities for the next 10 years. ...

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OpenAIRE Research Graph

Last updated on 30 October 2020

OpenAIRE Research Graph

OpenAIRE Research Graph is an open resource service that aggregates all the data properties related to  research products (metadata and links).  

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Last updated on 29 October 2020

OpenAIRE Open Access Week 2020

Discover the OpenAIRE initiatives during the Open Access Week and check out the recordings and presentations.

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Last updated on 29 October 2020

OpenAIRE Week! General Assembly: Public Sessions

Our virtual event brought us together. Check out the recordings and presentations.

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Last updated on 29 October 2020

Open Science in Practice

Just what can Connect do for you? Read on to see a concrete example of OpenAIRE’s service in use Collaborative research projects can be vast. This is what makes them unique: many partners working together across boundaries, institutions and Europe towards a common goal. However, as outsiders are we aware of exactly what their output and impact i...

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Last updated on 06 October 2020

Enrich your data source collection with additional metadata

The OpenAIRE Broker service enables repository managers to enrich research artifacts with additional metadata. Through this service, a content provider manager will find additional and missing metadata for their collection, such as PIDs, links to projects, ORCIDs, additional classification subjects, among others. The service is being continuously d...

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Last updated on 05 October 2020

An inside and out revamp of Argos, OpenAIRE's DMP service

An updated version of Argos, OpenAIRE’s machine-actionable tool for creating Data Management Plans (DMPs), has just launched. This version presents significant changes from the previous and forms a compilation of improvements made on the software, the design, service enhancements and researchers support. ...

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Last updated on 02 October 2020

In Memory of Alberto Cabezas

It is with immense sadness that we learned of the passing of Alberto Cabezas, the Executive Secretary of LA Referencia. Alberto was a colleague to many in both the Latin American and international repositories community and it is a great loss to the repository movement. A remarkable individual with a great humour and sense of life, Alberto was b...

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Last updated on 30 September 2020

EnerMaps project launched!

OpenAIRE is a proud partner in the recently launched EnerMaps project. The EnerMaps project enriches existing energy databases to promote trans-disciplinary research and develops partnerships between researchers and the energy professionals.

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Last updated on 25 September 2020

EOSC - a tool for enabling Open Science in Europe

OpenAIRE is happy to be a signatory to a joint statement with the Science Clusters and eInfrastructures signaling the importance of making EOSC relevant for scientific communities and researchers. Integration of relevant research support activities in the EOSC Roadmap is crucial.

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