Open Access

Open Access refers to online, free of cost access to peer reviewed scientific content with limited copyright and licensing restrictions.

Resources by relevance

By  SOAP Project
Publication year: 2011  |  Open Science  |  Open Access  |  Open Science Policies
By  Sonja Bezjak University of Ljubljana, Slovenia ; April Clyburne-Sherin; Philipp Conzett; Pedro Fernandes; Edit Görögh; Kerstin Helbig; Bianca Kramer; Ignasi Labastida; Kyle Niemeyer; Fotis Psomopoulos; Tony Ross-Hellauer; René Schneider; Jon Tennant; Elle
By  European Commission
By  Bianca Kramer and Jeroen Bosman
By  Mikael Laakso
Publication year: 2017  |  Open Science  |  Open Access  |  Open Access Routes
By  SPARC, OASPA, PLOS
Publication year: 2014  |  Open Science  |  Open Access

Courses

Intended audience Librarians and Repository managers, PHD Students, Policy makers and Funders, Project Managers, Publishers, Researchers and Students, Research Administration
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

This course introduces you to open peer review (OPR), an emerging practice which is gaining momentum as part of Open Science. Upon completing this course, you will:

  • understand what OPR means and how it supports Open Science
  • be aware of OPR workflows and which aspects of the review process can be conducted openly
  • know how to write a constructive and responsible open peer review 
  • know ab...
Intended audience Librarians and Repository managers, PHD Students, Policy makers and Funders, Publishers, Project Managers, Researchers and Students, Research Administration
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

This course shows you how sharing preprints can improve your research and support Open Science. By the end of the course, you will:

  • know what preprints are
  • be able to find a suitable preprints platform to share your early findings
  • understand the pro and cons of sharing preprints
  • be aware of how sharing preprints can benefit your career progression
Intended audience Librarians and Repository managers, PHD Students, Policy makers and Funders, Project Managers, Publishers, Researchers and Students
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

This course helps you to become skilled in Open Access (OA) publishing in the context of Open Science. By the end of the course, you will:

  • understand how to publish your work openly and be aware of the advantages
  • be able to find an OA publisher for your research
  • know how to find a suitable repository to provide OA and archive your work
  • know how to publish OA monographs
  • understand...
Intended audience Librarians and Repository managers, PHD Students, Policy makers and Funders, Publishers, Research Administration, Researchers and Students
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

This course introduces some practical steps toward making your research more open. We begin by exploring the practical implications of open research, and the benefits it can deliver for research integrity and public trust, as well as benefits you will accrue in your own work. After a short elaboration of some useful rules of thumb, we move quickly onto some more practical steps towards meeting contemporary best practice in open research, an...

Intended audience Librarians and Repository managers, Researchers and Students, Research Administration, PHD Students, Researchers and Students
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

This introductory course will help you to understand what open science is and why it is something you should care about. You'll get to grips with the expectations of research funders and will learn how practising aspects of open science can benefit your career progression. Upon completing this course, you will:

  • understand why open science is an issue that you can't afford to ignore
  • understand how to go about mak...
Intended audience Policy makers and Funders
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

This is an introductory course for funders, and comprises:
• A general introduction to terms and operation of Open Access and Open Data.
• An exposition of demonstrable advantages of Open Access and Open Data for the funder’s remit.
• An explanation of the requirements of Horizon 2020 regarding Open Access and Open Data.
• An exposition of the PASTEUR4OA analysis of characteristics of successful policies and mand...

Intended audience Researchers and Students, Librarians and Repository managers, Project Managers
Level: Intermediate: able to

The purpose of this course is to inform the researchers on how to comply with the H2020 mandate by depositing their publications in open access. Based on a total of 3 hours, the objectives are:

  • Understand the context and the content of the H2020 mandate
  • Know how to comply with the H2020 OA Mandate
  • Learn how to reuse the deposited publications in Horizon 2020

This course will be moder...

Intended audience Researchers and Students
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

The following course is a general introduction to the various components and philosophies of Open Science, that can directly enrich each step of the scholarly lifecycle (Open Notebook Science, OpenData, Open Research Software, Open Access). The overall objective of the course is to provide an introduction to why Open Science is essential to rigorous, reproducible and transparent research, as well as to future research evaluation criteria fo...

Intended audience Policy makers and Funders

The course is aimed at those with an intermediate level of knowledge, and comprises:

  • A general introduction to terms and operation of Open Access and Open Data.
  • An exposition of demonstrable advantages of Open Access and Open Data for the funder’s remit.
  • An explanation of the requirements of Horizon 2020 regarding Open Access and Open Data.
  • An exposition of the PASTEUR4OA analysis of charac...
Intended audience Librarians and Repository managers
Level: Introductory: aware of

This course describes the integration of Open Science topics in a newly developed Information Literacy workshop for 1st-year PhD candidates. The workshop treats Open Science as an integral part of Information Literacy and does not set it apart. Awareness of Open Science topics is an important step in the development of PhD candidates into “informed researchers”.

Learning objectives
-Understand the reasons for and against in...

Events

Universidade do Minho, FCT-FCCN – Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, ISCTE-IUL
iscte
04.10.2018
DARIAH-EU, FOSTER Plus
Jacob-und-Wilhelm-Grimm-Zentrum - Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 1-3, 10117 Berlin
21.01.2019
Université du Luxembourg
University of Luxemburg, Belval Campus
14.11.2018 - 16.11.2018
FOSTER project
Göttingen
24.10.2018
Lise Vinkel Clausen, Mareike Buss (CBS), Ana Canales, Montse Banegas (UPS), Paul Knobbs (Aston Un), Ivo Grigorov (FOSTER+)
Online Webinar
01.11.2018 - 11.01.2019
FOSTER
Riga Technical University
01.11.2018
Associação Portuguesa de Bibliotecários, Arquivistas e Documentalistas
Pavilhão Multiusos, Fundão
24.10.2018 - 26.10.2018
Universidade do Minho
ISCTE-IUL Lisboa, Portugal
02.10.2018 - 04.10.2018
Health-NCP Net
National Hellenic Research Foundation Vas. Constantinou 48 - Athens Greece
18.10.2018 - 19.10.2018