Open Science

RDA National Event in Italy, 14-15 November 2016 – Best practices and open issues

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 […]

First international workshop on reproducible Open Science- Hannover, Sept. 9th, 2016

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, […]

National OpenAIRE Workshop, Rome May 30-31st 2016: presentations and videos available

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: (30th May 2016) (31st May 2016) Some blog postings commenting on the event are available here:    (in Italian)  (in Italian) […]

White paper: Open Science in a Digital Republic

The French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), alongside its partners in the ISTEX project, as well as a large number of researchers and actors in the field of public research, have produced a  White Paper as  a result of their deliberations and analyses. For several years now, the scientific community involved in public research […]

Opening the Black Box of Scholarly Communication Funding: A Public Data Infrastructure for Financial Flows in Academic Publishing

An important article on financial flows in scholarly publishing has been published in “Open Library of Humanities”,  here.  Its conclusion is worth quoting, because it pinpoints a common problem, which needs to be addressed. In this article we have argued for the importance of a joined-up, systemic, publicly accessible picture of financial flows around academic […]

Call for papers: “The Politics of Open Science” (9-10 May 2016, Graz)

Deadline January 29th, 2016 Conference site: Abstracts can be submitted here. The notion of Open Science is enjoying great popularity at the moment, some even go so far to call it “the better science”. In general, Open Science demands the highest possible transparency, accountability, and shareability in knowledge production, as well as the participation […]