Update to Analysis of Open Science Policies Finds New Activity in Multiple Countries
Open Data policy development in Europe is constantly evolving. In an effort to stay abreast of these changes on behalf of the community, the DCC, together with SPARC Europe, has recently released an update to our analysis of Open Data policies in Europe.
Open Science in the EU: Will the Astroturfers Take Over?
After years in a deadlock with publishers, researchers are keen to know whether we will now see for-profit companies and ‘astroturfers’ enter the open science landscape and undermine science in pursuit of their commercial interests, while claiming to support the struggle of researchers, who demand more say in the publishing of scholarly articles.
Read What You Are Looking For! ScienceOpen Integrates More Open Access Data
One of the biggest challenges for researchers is time. So when you find an abstract of interest and have just a moment to actually read, you need the full text right now. With our newest release, the ScienceOpen discovery environment incorporates open access data from Impactstory to provide researchers with more ways to read the …
The European Commission (EC) is currently working on an implementation plan and a roadmap for the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC), which should then be adopted on 28 May. EOSC should offer 1.7 million European researchers and 70 million professionals in science and technology a virtual environment with open seamless services for storage, management, analysis and re-use of research data, across borders and scientific disciplines.
Hypothesis and the Center for Open Science Collaborate on Annotation
To enable peer feedback, collaboration and transparency in scientific research practices, Hypothesis and the Center for Open Science (COS) are announcing a new partnership to bring open annotation to Open Science Framework (OSF) Preprints and the 17 community preprint servers hosted on OSF.
Nominate for the Royal Society's Medals and Awards
The majority of nominations for the Royal Society's medals and awards can be made using the online nomination system. All guidance include how to complete the nomination form can be read on the guidance notes which include full information about all the awards.
Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing
Our organisations have collaborated to identify principles of transparency and best practice for scholarly publications and to clarify that these principles form the basis of the criteria by which suitability for membership is assessed.