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EC Recommendation on Access to and Preservation of Scientific Information, in Support of Open Science

By on May 9, 2018

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.”

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EC Launches Implementation Roadmap and Timetable for European Open Science Cloud (EOSC)

By on April 13, 2018

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…

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Spread your research and distinguish yourself: Open Access at the EUI

By on March 20, 2018

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 […]

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The new EUI ResData repository for sharing and archiving EUI research data outputs

By on October 9, 2017

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.

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Ranking Web of Repositories 2017: Cadmus reconfirms 1st position in Italy

By on July 25, 2017

This is the second 2017 edition of the Ranking Web of Repositories, as updated in July. Cadmus reconfirms 1st position in Italy for the 6th consecutive time: Cadmus Position in the Ranking – July 2017 The Ranking Web of Repositories has been published since 2008. See also the Cadmus ranking per region.  

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