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18 December 2018
European University Association declared strong support to EU current Open Science policies and to OpenAIRE
EUA recommendations for Open Science to EU Institutions and National Governments
The European University Association (EUA) has recently published a statement welcoming the efforts of National Governments and the European Commission in promoting Open Science values in their national research funding schemes and in the EU Research and Innovation Framework Programme. “In particular, EUA strongly supports EU policies such as Open access to publications and research data, EU-wide open science platforms such as OpenAIRE, and the upcoming creation of the European Open Science Cloud”.
OpenAIRE guidelines for upgrading literature repositories for EOSC era
The scholarly record is evolving, affecting how and what bibliographic metadata describe. As a major update of the present OpenAIRE Guidelines v3.0, we are currently developing an application profile for literature content providers. It re-uses elements from the Dublin Core and DataCite metadata schema complemented by specific elements and attributes not covered sufficiently by these schemes. Learn about the main guiding principles and challenges that the OpenAIRE Guidelines v 4.0 seek to address.
Identify amongst 600K grants at deposit time
Zenodo is extending its grant database with 600,000 additional grants from funders such as the National Science Foundation (US), Wellcome Trust (UK), Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Portugal), Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (Netherland), and several other prominent EU funders. This was all enabled by OpenAIRE's ever growing grant database for the benefit of Open Science. Since October 10, it is now possible to easily identify any funded project associated with a publication or dataset deposited in Zenodo. This novelty is complementary to recent developments in OpenAIRE regarding grant monitoring services for research funders.
OpenAIRE, LA Referencia and COAR commitment continued for 2018
Recordings and slides from #OAW2017 already available online
During Open Access Week 2017, we put Open Science and OpenAIRE in the spotlight by organizing a series of 7 webinars along the theme of the week, ‘Open for …’. More than 400 users registered to attend one or more of these webinars, covering a range of topics including open communities, workflows, and collaborations. For the first time, we hosted three discipline-specific webinars for research communities organized in collaboration with the FOSTERPlus project. If you need to clarify some of the content raised, or didn’t have the chance to attend them, we have made all recordings and slides available for further use.
Strengthening the global network of repositories
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