EOSC at World Economic Forum

EC president Ursula von der Leyen stressed the importance of the European Open Science Cloud initiative at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Source: EOSC at World Economic Forum

Press Release EOSC ENHANCE PROJECT – ENHANCING EOSC | News & Events

OpenAIRE is pleased to announce its involvement in a new project called EOSC Enhance which seeks to widen the user base and enhance the user experience of EOSC. OpenAIRE's contribution to EOSC-ENHANCE focuses largely on how to access and search thematic data catalogues in the context of EOSC. Specifically: (i)...

W Polsce powstaje medyczna platforma informacyjna – tvp.info

Warsaw University of Technology and the Medical University of Wroclaw plan to create an open information platform – Polish Medical Platform. Its will provide open access to publications and research data in the areas of medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, public health, occupational health and safety, ergonomics and health protection. The platform...

Négociations – Recueil et analyse des APC 2015 2017

The article presents the results on the national survey on APC costs. The survey was conducted by the Couperin consortium in 2016–2017 (2015 data) and 2018–2019 (2017 data). The results of the survey have also been disseminated through the OpenAPC platform. Source: Négociations - Recueil et analyse des APC 2015...

Hackathon Software Heritage : référencer, préserver et valoriser le code source des logiciels scientifiques – SYGEFOR

The Hackathon Software Heritage : referencing, preserving and evaluating the source code of research software will be organized at the National Institute for Research in Digital Science and Technology, Boredeaux, France, on 31 March 2020. Source: Hackathon Software Heritage : référencer, préserver et valoriser le code source des logiciels scientifiques...

Artistic Activism in India (History, Practice, Paradigm and Circulation)

“Artivism” encompasses artistic actions, which tackle social and political issues, reviving agitational practises defined in resistance to the planetary ideological hegemony they refer to as neoliberalism. This resurgent awareness of the political nature of artistic creation questions consensual discourses on the neutrality of art and aesthetics, often confined in their...

Figurations and Interlocutions: The Feminine Question in Walter Benjamin’s Oeuvre

Even though he was a philosopher, not a poet, Walter Benjamin (1892-1940) thought poetically, says Hannah Arendt about his friend and life-long correspondent. In his oeuvre, the feminine appears through recurrent images whose meaning may vary according to the context, in different figurations and fictions. In agreement with these fictional...

Discovering Invisible Truths | Journal of Virology

"Several years ago, I was a leading influenza scientist (1). I headed a fantastic team at the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Italy. There, I was very fortunate to lead at least two impactful projects. First, we developed a vaccination system for avian influenza in poultry that successfully controlled...

Capturing Europe in Digital Sources: New Approaches for European Integration History?

Over the last decades, calls to “provincialise” the historiography of Europe have shaped the historiographical debate and led to new perspectives on the history of European integration (Patel 2018, François and Serrier, 2017). Digital approaches might offer historians the opportunity to do just that. With the digitisation of historical materials,...

Jisc consortium secures five open access agreements with learned societies | Jisc

"Jisc and five UK-based society publishers have signed pilot transitional open access (OA) agreements, now available to UK universities.  The agreements are the first to result from work undertaken by Jisc Collections, negotiating with smaller publishers to offer a sustainable transition to OA. The Microbiology Society, Portland Press, IWA Publishing, the Company of Biologists and the European Respiratory Society all...

ODI: Open Discovery Initiative | NISO website

"The Public Comment period for the updated ODI Recommended Practice is now under way. You may access the draft document, submit a comment, and view comments received through March 9, 2020.  The Standing Committee values your input and will consider and respond to all comments before final publication of the Recommended Practice. WHAT IT IS......

Open Scholarship Knowledge Base

"The Open Scholarship Knowledge Base is a collaborative initiative to curate and share knowledge about the what, why, and how of open scholarship. This includes reviewing, consolidating, organizing, and improving the discoverability of content to support the education and application of open practices for all aspects of the research lifecycle.......

Offline: Scientific publishing—trust and tribulations – The Lancet

"Signatories [to the AAP letter to Donald Trump] wrote about their role “fostering the American leadership in science that drives our economy and global competitiveness”. They suggested that an open access mandate “would significantly harm the system of peer-reviewed scholarly communication that fuels America's leadership in research and innovation”. They...

The First Anniversary of CMA Open Access: Benefiting People Now and Forever

"It’s hard to believe a year has passed since the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) launched its Open Access program. On January 23, 2019, the CMA released high-resolution images of all its public-domain artworks, as well as collections information (metadata) for more than 61,000 art objects — both those in the...

Artistic Activism in India (History, Practice, Paradigm and Circulation)

“Artivism” encompasses artistic actions, which tackle social and political issues, reviving agitational practises defined in resistance to the planetary ideological hegemony they refer to as neoliberalism. This resurgent awareness of the political nature of artistic creation questions consensual discourses on the neutrality of art and aesthetics, often confined in their...