Open Data

Open Data are online, free of cost, accessible data that can be used, reused and distributed provided that the data source is attributed.

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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

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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, Project Managers, Research Administration, Researchers and Students
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

This course covers data protection in particular and ethics more generally. It will help you understand the basic principles of data protection and introduces techniques for implementing data protection in your research processes. Upon completing this course, you will know:

  • what personal data are and how you can protect them
  • what to consider when developing consent forms
  • how to store your data securel...
Intended audience PHD Students, Policy makers and Funders, Research Administration, Researchers and Students, Publishers, Librarians and Repository managers
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

Data-driven research is becoming increasingly common in a wide range of academic disciplines, from Archaeology to Zoology, and spanning Arts and Science subject areas alike. To support good research, we need to ensure that researchers have access to good data. Upon completing this course, you will:

  • understand which data you can make open and which need to be protected
  • know how to go about writing a data manageme...
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 Project Managers, Researchers and Students, Policy makers and Funders, Librarians and Repository managers, Research Administration
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

A course for researchers, research support staff and project officers.
Learning objectives:

  1. Understand what is required of participants in the H2020 Open Research Data pilot
  2. Learn about the concepts of open data, metadata, licensing and repositories
  3. Identify key resources and services that can help you to comply with requirements
  4. Undertake short tests to check your understanding
  5. ...
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

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
Martin Hammitzsch, Lorenzo Bigagli , Bernadette Fritzsch , Ivo Grigorov , Daniel Nüst
Vienna, Austria
07.04.2019 - 12.04.2019
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
Universidade do Minho, FCT-FCCN – Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, portugal
16.11.2018
Associação Portuguesa de Bibliotecários, Arquivistas e Documentalistas
Pavilhão Multiusos, Fundão
24.10.2018 - 26.10.2018
20.08.2018 - 21.08.2018
17.09.2018 - 20.09.2018