Open Science Definition

Open Science is the practice of science in such a way that others can collaborate and contribute, where research data, lab notes and other research processes are freely available, under terms that enable reuse, redistribution and reproduction of the research and its underlying data and methods.

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

In this course for library staff at KU Leuven, participants will be introduced to the basics of Open Science.

After completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • understand and explain to others basic Open Science concepts
  • be able to give practical advice to researchers on how to make research ...
Intended audience Librarians and Repository managers
Level: Introductory: aware of

In this moderated course you will learn how to reuse the FOSTER toolkit on any other context like the website or the Learning Management System (LMS) of your institution.

The Open Science Toolkit https://www.fosteropenscience.eu/toolkit consists of ten online courses addressing ...

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 wh...
Intended audience Librarians and Repository managers
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

Libraries have gone a long way to facilitating research workflows, and more recently on fostering open access to science and openness in a broader sense. Science is evolving: research practices, resources and tools are opening up and going beyond a publication based model, to a new open environment of research data ...

By  Maciej Chojnowski
Publication year: 2014  |  Open Science  |  Open Science Definition
By  Benedikt Fecher & Sascha Friesike
Publication year: 2013  |  Open Science  |  Open Science Definition
By  Open Knowledge Foundation
Publication year: n.d.  |  Open Science Definition  |  Open Access Definition