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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

Interdisciplinarity is the Key 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. A Push for Open due to COVID-19 T...

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OpenAIRE Research Graph

Last updated on 30 October 2020

OpenAIRE Research Graph

Find out everything about our newest open resource servic  OpenAIRE Research Graph is an open resource service that aggregates all the data properties related to research products (metadata and links). Imagine the OpenAIRE Research Graph as the core of OpenAIRE, where all OpenAIRE Products and Services point to. The graph data are a...

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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...

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Last updated on 30 September 2020

EnerMaps project launched!

Facilitating instant access to Energy data OpenAIRE AMKE partner in EnerMaps project 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. After a virtual ki...

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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. The following points were highlighted: Research oriented servic...

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Last updated on 25 September 2020

OpenAIRE Open Access Week 2020

OpenAIRE Open Access Week Programme 20-23 October 2020 Join us for Open Access Week 2020! This year, the theme is Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion. At OpenAIRE, we are focusing on participatory action - with webinars on creating an inclusive environment for participation in scholarly commons. W...

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Last updated on 23 September 2020

Report from the EOSC executive board working group (WG) landscape

Landscape of EOSC-related infrastructures and initiatives Report from the EOSC executive board working group  Mapping exercise of the existing research infrastructures in Europe which are candidates to be part of the EOSC federation identifies OpenAIRE as a crucial contributor.  The Landscape Working Group (WG) of the EOSC Execut...

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Last updated on 14 September 2020

OpenAIRE Week! General Assembly: Public Sessions

OpenAIRE Week: General Assembly  12-16 October 2020 This year we’re going virtual with the OpenAIRE General Assembly! During OpenAIRE Week, from October 12th  until October 16th 2020, we will offer a mix of internal meetings in the morning for OpenAIRE partners, and external webinars in the afternoon.  Do you want to know m...

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Last updated on 31 August 2020

OpenAIRE feedback to the EOSC Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda

OpenAIRE welcomes the SRIA as a landmark strategy for the future of EOSC.

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Last updated on 23 July 2020

Open Research Europe: sign up for updates!

Now online: the splash page for Open Research Europe (ORE), the scholarly publishing platform providing a full open access peer reviewed publishing service for Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe beneficiaries. ORE will be accepting article submissions from autumn 2020, with the official launch planned for early 2021. Stay updated on the late...

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Last updated on 16 July 2020

Open Science as a cornerstone of the Sustainable Development Goals: OpenAIRE contributes to '2030 Connect'

OpenAIRE contributes to the UN 2030 Connect Online Technology Platform.

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Last updated on 15 July 2020

OpenAIRE Supports newly announced Rights Retention Strategy for researchers

OpenAIRE welcomes cOAlition S announcement on its Rights Retention Strategy.

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Last updated on 14 July 2020

Launch of the Online Technology Platform – 2030 Connect

The event is organized by UNDESA, UNCTAD and OICT will bring representatives of governments, the UN, development partner organizations and other STI stakeholders, to launch the Online Technology Platform – 2030 Connect in the context of the Technology Facilitation Mechanism and COVID-19. A new starting point for feedback and support, discussing k...

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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

Scholarly Diversity - Skills and Training - Collaboration at a global level are the success points of Open Science. Read on to find out more about OpenAIRE's 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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