OpenAIRE Newsletter April 2017

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Save the Date: The OpenAIRE FAIR 6-8 September

Athens Conference: Policies, infrastructures and services serving Open Science


1 OSF2017 smallWhat are the elements required in the transition to open access? How do we change the culture to publish research in a more open manner? What tools and services are needed to support research? These and other key topics will be presented over the three day conference.

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Calling FP7 projects! Funding Open Access Publications set to continue

How to create a more Sustainable OA Market?


2 FP7 Post Grant OA 300x113The OpenAIRE FP7 Post Grant Pilot has been granted an extension. A recently held workshop on the FP7 Post-Grant OA Pilot was organized by LIBER to involve all stakeholders and presented a report on a more sustainable OA Market. Read more for a summary of the day and details about the Pilot extension period.
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Take a Peer at the Results

Results from over 3,000 respondents show open peer review is moving mainstream!


3 OpenAIRE survey report 300x426 smallOpen peer review (OPR) is a cornerstone of the emergent Open Science agenda. Yet to date no large-scale survey of attitudes towards OPR. OpenAIRE is hence proud to release the results of its survey conducted in Autumn 2016, which gauged the views of over 3,062 editors, authors and reviewers. The results show that OPR is moving mainstream, with respondents reporting high levels of enthusiasm and experience.
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8th OpenAIRE workshop: Legal issues in Open Research Data

Recordings and presentations available

4 8thOpenAIREworkshop smallThe 8th OpenAIRE workshop took place as part of the RDA Ninth Plenary Meeting, Barcelona, and explored legal hindrances and possible solutions to open up research data. With the presentation of legal studies in making data open and interoperable, lessons learnt from the funders and with a critical understanding of issues related to text and data mining, data privacy and licenses, the event was an excellent opportunity to deepen all these issues. Check out the recordings and presentations!
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I4OC: the new initiative for Open Citations

Promoting the unrestricted availability of scholarly citation data.

5 I4OCSix organisations recently announced the establishment of the Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC): OpenCitations, the Wikimedia Foundation, PLOS, eLife, DataCite, and the Centre for Culture and Technology at Curtin University. OpenAIRE is proud to be amongst the initial group of 33 organisations, including The Internet Archive and Mozilla, to formally put their name behind I4OC as stakeholders in support of openly accessible citations.
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Mark your calendar for upcoming events


Managing the Data Deluge: roles and responsibilities for your institution
Friday, 05 May 2017 @ Senate House, London
Open Access Erasmus staff week 2017
Monday, 08 May 2017 @ University of Liège (Belgium) – libraries network of the University of Liege (ULg Library)
PAGES OSM 2017: the 5th Open Science Meeting
Tuesday, 09 May 2017 @ Auditorio de Zaragoza Eduardo Ibarra, 3, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
Biltstein Symposium 2017: Open Science and the Chemistry Lab of the Future
Monday, 22 May 2017 @ Hotel Jagdschloss Niederwald, Rüdesheim, Germany
UKeiG Training: Open Access, Open Data, Open Science: Anatomy of a disruptive technology
Wednesday, 24 May 2017 @ CILIP 7 Ridgmount Street WC1E 7AE London United Kingdom
The Spring 2017 euroCRIS Membership Meeting: The (expanding) functionality and position of CRISs today
Monday, 29 May 2017 @ Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland