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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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.<...

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 he...
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 r...

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 202...
By  The Royal Society
Publication year: 2012  |  Open Data  |  Open Science Policies  |  Subject policies
By  David Ball
Publication year: 2016  |  Open Metrics and Impact  |  Open Access  |  Open Data  |  Open Science