To tackle the Covid-19 pandemic, we need Open Science more than ever. Humanity can only hope to quickly overcome the crisis it is facing by sharing worldwide the knowledge and technologies needed to produce vaccines, drugs and medical devices. Many voices have been raised against the unfair grabbing of vaccines and drugs by rich countries […]
The AIB declared itself in favor of the new EU copyright directive in its final version issued by the “trilogue” negotiation, with Italy, Poland, Finland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands voting against it. Furthermore, along with the Italian publishers and booksellers associations, it undersigned an open letter to the Italian members of the EU parliament encouraging […]
Aisa participated in the 14th Berlin Open Access Conference with a poster presenting our copyright reform proposal, but in the wider perspective of the – somehow paradoxical – Italian way to open access. A PDF version of our contribution can be seen here.
Paola Gargiulo, one of our founding and board members, has been interviewed by LIBER. The full text of the interview is available here.
The Italian Association for the promotion of Open Science wishes to draw the attention of researchers, students, librarians and administrators of universities and research institutions on an add on of the CARE license with the Elsevier publisher covering the period 2018-2022, the so-called ” Pilot Open Access Gold “. CARE is a e-resources licensing consortium […]
Wikimedia projects contributor Federico Leva, frustrated at the number of pay-walled articles linked from the Italian and English Wikipedia, decided to contact their authors directly. Using the available data, almost half a million depositable articles by a million authors were found. An email was sent to each of them where possible: the message thanked them for contributing […]
RDA, the Research Data Alliance, in collaboration with the universities of Turin, Milan, Bologna , Trento and Parma and supported by CNR, AISA and OpenAIRE organizes a two-day workshop about sharing, reuse, and reproducibility of research data on some selected scientific fields – and related research infrastructures – of strategic relevance in Europe. FAIR data […]
RDA, the Research Data Alliance, in collaboration with the universities of Turin, Milan, Bologna, Trento and Parma and supported by CNR, AISA and OpenAIRE organizes a two-day workshop about sharing, reuse, and reproducibility of research data on some selected scientific fields – and related research infrastructures – of strategic relevance in Europe. The event agenda […]
The workshop, co-sponsored by Research Data Alliance Europe and OpenAIRE2020, will be held in Hannover in conjuction with the International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL 2016). It aims at becoming a forum to discuss ideas and advancements towards the revision of current scientific communication practices in order to support Open Science, […]
The slides and the video-recordings of the national OpenAIRE Workshop held in Rome at CNR premises on May 30th and 31st are now available, please check them out on: http://www.oa.unito.it/new/openaire-an-open-science-tool-for-europe/ (30th May 2016) http://www.oa.unito.it/new/open-research-data-and-open-science/ (31st May 2016) http://streaming.cineca.it/DefaultPlayer/div.php?evento=openAIRE# Some blog postings commenting on the event are available here: https://annamariatammaro.wordpress.com/2016/06/03/open-significa-innovazione-il-convegno-nazionale-openaire-a-roma/ (in Italian) http://www.roars.it/online/open-innovation-open-science-open-to-the-world-e-la-ricerca-italiana/ (in Italian) http://learn-rdm.eu/the-italian-openaire-national-workshop-the-learn-project-in-rome/ […]