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Educause 2016: Libraries and future of higher education

Educause 2016: Libraries and future of higher education | Somos OPEN | Scoop.it
Text of the talk I gave at Educause 2016 Like all good talks, I’m going to start out by telling you what I’m not going to talk about. As fewer people “go to the library” there has been a growing genre of literature I’ll call the “how to save libraries” genre. Trends like declining circulation of print books…

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Introducing the new sector agreement for open research data

Introducing the new sector agreement for open research data | Somos OPEN | Scoop.it
Within the research sector it is now widely recognised that open data is a good thing and beneficial to research and its subsequent impacts and uses. It improves the integrity of research by making it more transparent, open to scrutiny and therefore trustworthy, while supporting reuse, new advances, and contributing to economic growth.

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A social networking site is not an open access repository

A social networking site is not an open access repository | Somos OPEN | Scoop.it
“What’s the difference between ResearchGate, Academia.edu, and the institutional repository?”

“I put my papers in ResearchGate, is that enough for the open access policy?

These and similar questions have been been common at open access events over the past couple of years. Authors want to bett
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Class of 2016

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Our top pick of those artists and writers whose works will in 2016 be entering the public domain in many countries around the world.


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“Christmas is over. Research funding should go to research, not to publishers!” - LERU : League of European Research Universities

“Christmas is over. Research funding should go to research, not to publishers!” - LERU : League of European Research Universities | Somos OPEN | Scoop.it
“Christmas is over. Research funding should go to research, not to publishers!”
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Introducción a los diferentes tipos de licencias de código abierto y software libre | Universo Abierto

Introducción a los diferentes tipos de licencias de código abierto y software libre | Universo Abierto | Somos OPEN | Scoop.it
. . . Una de las características fundamentales de la comunidad web es la voluntad de compartir. No sólo se comparten experiencias, ayuda y
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Open Access: A Chronology

Open Access: A Chronology | Somos OPEN | Scoop.it
By Marie Lebert, version of 23 June 2015. I was first introduced to open access in early 2012, through the website of CERN, where the web started in 1990. All what I knew so far was about Creative ...
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The Open Data Handbook

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Guides, case studies and resources for government & civil society
on the “what, why & how” of open data.

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Open Access Licensing

GUIDE: from PRC 'Open Access Licensing. A legal perspective for authors, publishers, funders ... in the comm of sci' http://t.co/U3pBdJEv15

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UNESCO’s Open Access (OA) Curriculum is now online | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNESCO’s Open Access (OA) Curriculum is now online | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | Somos OPEN | Scoop.it

Within the overall framework of the organization’s strategy on OA, the recent launch of OA curricula for Researchers and Library Schools by UNESCO highlights its efforts for enhancing capacities to deal with Open Access issues. The carefully designed and developed sets of OA curricula for researchers and library and information professionals are based on two needs assessment surveys, and several rounds of face-to-face and online consultations with relevant stakeholders.


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Open Access Article Processing Charges: DOAJ Survey May 2014

Open Access Article Processing Charges: DOAJ Survey  May 2014 | Somos OPEN | Scoop.it
As of May 2014, the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) listed close to ten thousand fully open access, peer reviewed, scholarly journals. Most of these journals do not charge article processing charges (APCs).

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Download 6600 Free Films from The Prelinger Archives and Use Them However You Like

Download 6600 Free Films from The Prelinger Archives and Use Them However You Like | Somos OPEN | Scoop.it

Features, commercials, art pieces, stock footage, home movies, propaganda: the history of cinema so far has produced countless individual forms, all of which also count as documentaries.

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Widgets! Embed DOAJ directly into your site.

Widgets! Embed DOAJ directly into your site. | Somos OPEN | Scoop.it
Happy New Year to all of you! We have a gift: two shiny widgets! You can now embed a set of search results or a DOAJ search box directly into your web sites. Embedding search results It works like this: 1) carry out a search in DOAJ 2) filter and refine the results until they…
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Developing the first Open Peer Review Module for Institutional Repositories : OpenAIRE blog

Developing the first Open Peer Review Module for Institutional Repositories : OpenAIRE blog | Somos OPEN | Scoop.it
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flickr cc attribution bookmarklet maker

flickr cc attribution bookmarklet maker | Somos OPEN | Scoop.it

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A handy Flickr Bookmarklet created by Alan Levine (@cogdog) which generates attribution text for Flickr images that you can copy and paste.

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A handy Flickr Bookmarklet created by Alan Levine (@cogdog) which generates attribution text for Flickr images that you can copy and paste.

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A handy Flickr Bookmarklet created by Alan Levine (@cogdog) which generates attribution text for Flickr images that you can copy and paste.

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Promoting Open Science and Open Knowledge: Current State of Repositories

Promoting Open Science and Open Knowledge: Current State of Repositories | Somos OPEN | Scoop.it
This briefing paper, Promoting Open Knowledge and Open Science – Report on the current state of Repositories, presents an overview of the international repository landscape as of May 2015.

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Open access and the research lifecycle: a guide for researchers

Open access and the research lifecycle: a guide for researchers | Somos OPEN | Scoop.it
Recent funders' requirements for open access have presented researchers with both opportunities and challenges: opportunities to re-use and re-purpose published outputs and datasets, and challenges...

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New toolkit available for training sessions on OA, open data and open science

New toolkit available for training sessions on OA, open data and open science | Somos OPEN | Scoop.it

The toolkit, developed by EIFL, provides a number of tested and proven guides for organizing training events.

It is useful for a variety of audiences, including:  

training sessions for academic staff (researchers) and students;training sessions for institutions (research administrator and librarians);training sessions for research project managers andtraining sessions for policy-makers and staff working in funding bodies.

The toolkit also summarizes good practice experiences in hosting FOSTER training sessions for different stakeholders and provides recommendations for those who would like to organize similar training events.


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COAR Interoperability Roadmap published

COAR Interoperability Roadmap published | Somos OPEN | Scoop.it
We are very pleased to announce the publication of the COAR Roadmap: Future Directions for Repository Interoperability.

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