The European Commission published a new Recommendation on Access to, and Preservation of, Scientific Information on 25 April, to promote the transition to open science in the European Union. The recommendation provides guidance on incentives for openness; research data management; text and data mining; and technical standards for the re-use of research content. The European Commission published a roadmap for the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) 14 March 2018. The EOSC is a “pan-European federation of research data infrastructures, with a view to moving from the current fragmentation, to a situation where data is easy to store, find, share and re-use.”
DG Research and Innovation (EC) published a strategy for the new European Open Science Cloud on 14 March 2018. The EOSC is a “pan-European federation of research data infrastructures, with a view to moving from the current fragmentation, to a situation where data is easy to store, find, share and re-use.” Open science refers to a culture of collaboration, sharing and openness – made possible by digital innovation, open access to publications, open research data, open source software, open educational resources, and citizen science. The EOSC has six components…
A new EUI Open Access Policy was adopted by the EUI academic council on 15 November 2017. The new policy corresponds more to the reality of today and is more service oriented than procedure oriented. It consists of five main points: Cadmus and self-archiving (‘Green OA’) Cadmus as publisher (‘EUI imprint’) Open Access journals Licences […]
Last month, during Open Access Week, the Library launched a competition. The goal was to complete an EUI themed crossword, printed on the canteen tray sheets, which was not as easy it sounds: if you didn’t have a chance to play, print the picture below and give it a try. Do you know all the […]
The EUI Library issued the 8th edition Bibliography of Academia on 17 October. There are ten thematic sections: 1. The young cholar, 2. Methodology in the social sciences and humanities, 3. Academic writing and publication 4. Data for research, 5. Presenting, teaching and supervising, 6. Open science, digital and internet, 7. Science, education and society, 8. Copyright and legal, 9. Academia in Europe and 10.University strategy and finance
EUI members can now submit their research datasets for inclusion in the EUI ResData repository – a solution for sharing and archiving EUI research data outputs. Library staff provide advice on dataset tagging (metadata), formats, structure and whether data should be archived under embargo, or made available as open data. The first step is to complete the online form – providing details about the dataset for reposit. The Library will then make an appointment for data transfer. Full details.