“During autumn 2016 the Open Citizen Science Project will map out Finnish citizen science stakeholders and research infrastructures. A set of recommendations for fostering and promoting open citizen science will be co-developed with the stakeholders. The aim of this event is to present and discuss the projects results.”
“I spoke with the UC study’s co-principal investigators, MacKenzie Smith and Ivy Anderson, about the findings of their study and how these fit into wider prospects and challenges for accelerated moves towards OA.”
“The Sheridan Libraries at Johns Hopkins University were awarded an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership Grant for Libraries earlier this year. The aim of the funding is to to assist work on the API Extensions framework for Fedora 4 platform that will facilitate the exposure of repository contents as linked data web resources.”
“Sharing, use, and reuse of data in a holistic manner across faculty, colleges, government, and industry is crucial for the community at large to be able to make sense of what is being gathered and to make good use of it as well,”
Abstract: In this article we argue that the current endeavors to achieve open access in scientific literature require a discussion about innovation in scholarly publishing and research infrastructure. Drawing on path dependence theory and addressing different open access (OA) models and recent political endeavors, we argue that academia is once again running the risk of outsourcing the organization of its content.
“The Sci-GaIA consortium is proud to announce the release of the “Guidelines to setup and configure an appliance for the deployment of standard compliant Open Access Repositories“, authored by the University of Catania, with the contribution of CSIR – Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.”