The 2019 Workshop on Open Scientometric Data Infrastructures at Leiden University

« The Open Scientometric Data Infrastructures Workshop took place at CWTS on 28 February and 1 March 2019. Over the course … Continuer la lecture de « The 2019 Workshop on Open Scientometric Data Infrastructures at Leiden University »

Fitting the mould – What the European Commission’s second tender for an Open Research Publishing Platform tells us about the future of scholarly communication

« The European Commission recently announced a second tender for its Open Research Publishing Platform, a venture designed to meet the … Continuer la lecture de « Fitting the mould – What the European Commission’s second tender for an Open Research Publishing Platform tells us about the future of scholarly communication »

SEMANTiCS 2019 « The Power of AI and Knowledge Graphs », Sept. 09-12, 2019 , Karlsruhe (Germany) [programme]

« SEMANTiCS conference is the leading European conference on Semantic Technologies and AI. Researchers, industry experts and business leaders can develop … Continuer la lecture de « SEMANTiCS 2019 « The Power of AI and Knowledge Graphs », Sept. 09-12, 2019 , Karlsruhe (Germany) [programme] »

PROJEKT DEAL and SPRINGER NATURE reach understanding on world´s largest transformative Open Access agreement

« (…) A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed today between MPDL Services, on behalf of Projekt DEAL, and Springer Nature sets … Continuer la lecture de « PROJEKT DEAL and SPRINGER NATURE reach understanding on world´s largest transformative Open Access agreement »

The Right to Read is the Right To Mine: But Not When Blocked by Technical Protection Measures

(…) Our Copyright & Legal Matters Working Group is working with LACA to gather evidence about what happens when Technical … Continuer la lecture de « The Right to Read is the Right To Mine: But Not When Blocked by Technical Protection Measures »

Discovering Open Access Engineering Journals: An Examination of Indexing Rates for DOAJ and Non-DOAJ Content

« This study examines the indexing of open access journals in the engineering disciplines. The sample used in this study was … Continuer la lecture de « Discovering Open Access Engineering Journals: An Examination of Indexing Rates for DOAJ and Non-DOAJ Content »

Hundreds of extreme self-citing scientists revealed in new database

« Some highly cited academics seem to be heavy self-promoters — but researchers warn against policing self-citation. The world’s most-cited researchers, … Continuer la lecture de « Hundreds of extreme self-citing scientists revealed in new database »

LIBER Webinar – Innovating The Ways Metrics Are Applied, Responsible Metrics & Measuring Openness – Tuesday, September 10, 2019

« How can we measure the state of openness of research? Why are responsible research indicators important? What role do institutional … Continuer la lecture de « LIBER Webinar – Innovating The Ways Metrics Are Applied, Responsible Metrics & Measuring Openness – Tuesday, September 10, 2019 »

The Push to Replace Journal Supplements with Repositories

« Broken links, clunky formats, and outdated platforms have both authors and publishers turning to alternative solutions. (…) Supplementary files are … Continuer la lecture de « The Push to Replace Journal Supplements with Repositories »

A Case for Universal and Simplified Journal Systems

« Editor’s Note: If scholarly publishers truly consider themselves service providers, then collectively a better job can be done in making … Continuer la lecture de « A Case for Universal and Simplified Journal Systems »

Growth in Data and Questions on Quality are Increasing Researcher Workload, Finds New Study From Elsevier and Sense About Science

« Data proliferation and a lack of confidence in the multitude of research outputs is adding to researcher workload and is … Continuer la lecture de « Growth in Data and Questions on Quality are Increasing Researcher Workload, Finds New Study From Elsevier and Sense About Science »

From Acquisition to Access to Archiving – Creating Library Data Services that Provide End-to-End Support for Library Acquired Data

« This case study outlines the challenges and opportunities that we are currently facing with data management of acquired datasets at … Continuer la lecture de « From Acquisition to Access to Archiving – Creating Library Data Services that Provide End-to-End Support for Library Acquired Data »

Atelier – Du parchemin à la fouille de données. Nouveaux outils pour la création, la formalisation et l’analyse des corpus médiévaux – 28-30 octobre 2019 – Campus Condorcet (Paris)

« (…) L’objectif de cet atelier sera d’offrir une première initiation à des outils informatiques de création, de formalisation et d’analyse … Continuer la lecture de « Atelier – Du parchemin à la fouille de données. Nouveaux outils pour la création, la formalisation et l’analyse des corpus médiévaux – 28-30 octobre 2019 – Campus Condorcet (Paris) »

ORCID In The Open Science Scenario: Opportunities For Academic Libraries

« The persistent identification of authors and contributors plays a decisive role within the Open Science landscape. The increasing number of … Continuer la lecture de « ORCID In The Open Science Scenario: Opportunities For Academic Libraries »

Are APCs the dominant business model for open-access journals?

« …Or is it just one important among many others? That is an open question. To approach it, we looked into … Continuer la lecture de « Are APCs the dominant business model for open-access journals? »

RDA Austria – Removing Barriers In Data Sharing

« Research Data Alliance Austria (RDA-AT) is a national RDA node dedicated to representing emerging research and data management communities throughout … Continuer la lecture de « RDA Austria – Removing Barriers In Data Sharing »

Driving Institutional Change for Research Assessment Reform – October 21 – 23, 2019

« What is this meeting about? DORA and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) are convening a diverse group of stakeholders … Continuer la lecture de « Driving Institutional Change for Research Assessment Reform – October 21 – 23, 2019 »

Research outputs find a home at IndiaRxiv

 » Open Access India and the Center for Open Science have collaborated to launch IndiaRxiv, India’s first preprint service. IndiaRxiv … Continuer la lecture de « Research outputs find a home at IndiaRxiv »

Identify your affiliation with Metadata Schema 4.3

« The DataCite Metadata Schema is the basis for the metadata you submit to DataCite. It tells you the available fields … Continuer la lecture de « Identify your affiliation with Metadata Schema 4.3 »

Publication du Classement de Shanghai 2019 : réaction de Frédérique Vidal

« Frédérique Vidal a pris connaissance de l’édition 2019 du classement de Shanghai. Elle tient à saluer la position de la … Continuer la lecture de « Publication du Classement de Shanghai 2019 : réaction de Frédérique Vidal »

Open Science, Open Doctrine, How to Share Knowledge?

« The evolution of Open Science in France is almost completely the result of constant friction with the business models that … Continuer la lecture de « Open Science, Open Doctrine, How to Share Knowledge? »

EUA-FAIRsFAIR Focus Group: Universities, Research Data Management and the FAIR Principles (Madrid, 30 October 2019)

« As part of the FAIRsFAIR (Fostering FAIR Data Practices in Europe) project, EUA and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) are … Continuer la lecture de « EUA-FAIRsFAIR Focus Group: Universities, Research Data Management and the FAIR Principles (Madrid, 30 October 2019) »

EUA-FAIRsFAIR Focus Group: Teaching (FAIR) Data Management and Stewardship (Amsterdam, 19 November 2019)

« As part of the FAIRsFAIR (Fostering FAIR Data Practices in Europe) project, EUA and the University of Amsterdam are organising … Continuer la lecture de « EUA-FAIRsFAIR Focus Group: Teaching (FAIR) Data Management and Stewardship (Amsterdam, 19 November 2019) »

Ebook: Knowledge of the Law in the Big Data Age

« The changes brought about by digital technology and the consequent explosion of information known as Big Data have brought opportunities … Continuer la lecture de « Ebook: Knowledge of the Law in the Big Data Age »

DARIAH Strategic Plan 2019-2026 (.pdf)

« (…) The strategy stands upon the four pillars of: building the Marketplace as a humanist-friendly component of the European Open … Continuer la lecture de « DARIAH Strategic Plan 2019-2026 (.pdf) »

Open Source for Scholarly Publishing: An Inventory and Analysis

« The marketplace for digital tools and platforms in support of scholarly research and communication is highly dynamic, and while we … Continuer la lecture de « Open Source for Scholarly Publishing: An Inventory and Analysis »

LIBSENSE

« LIBSENSE is building communities of practice and strengthening local and national services to support open science and research in Africa. … Continuer la lecture de « LIBSENSE »

The 1st convention for communities who create open books and knowledge resources: The SprintCon on October 21, 2019 in Hannover

« The SprintCon is the pre-conference of the Twenty-First International Conference on Grey Literature (GL21). We build upon the experience of … Continuer la lecture de « The 1st convention for communities who create open books and knowledge resources: The SprintCon on October 21, 2019 in Hannover »

Application of Natural Language Processing Algorithms to the Task of Automatic Classification of Russian Scientific Texts

« This work is devoted to the study of applicability of modern methods of machine learning to the task of automatic … Continuer la lecture de « Application of Natural Language Processing Algorithms to the Task of Automatic Classification of Russian Scientific Texts »

VIANA: Visual Interactive Annotation of Argumentation

« (…) In this paper, we present a visual analytics system that augments the manual annotation process by automatically suggesting which … Continuer la lecture de « VIANA: Visual Interactive Annotation of Argumentation »

Introduction to “Super Closed Access Journals”

« There is a new class of scholarly journal. These journals are not open-access. You can’t purchase their articles individually. Individuals … Continuer la lecture de « Introduction to “Super Closed Access Journals” »

Diffuser les données numériques en sciences humaines et sociales : le droit et l’éthique comme alliés – MMSH – Aix en Provence, 3 octobre 2019

« La publication aux Presses universitaires de Provence de l’ouvrage La Diffusion numérique des données en SHS. Guide des bonnes pratiques … Continuer la lecture de « Diffuser les données numériques en sciences humaines et sociales : le droit et l’éthique comme alliés – MMSH – Aix en Provence, 3 octobre 2019 »

Journée open science – 18 Octobre 2019, Forum Rolex – EPFL

« A l’occasion du 50e anniversaire de l’EPFL, j’ai voulu donner à la science ouverte et reproductible la place importante qui … Continuer la lecture de « Journée open science – 18 Octobre 2019, Forum Rolex – EPFL »

What’s Next for OpenCon: Putting Equity at the Core

« Today, we’re announcing a shift in how SPARC supports OpenCon to reflect the OpenCon community’s evolution. Instead of hosting a … Continuer la lecture de « What’s Next for OpenCon: Putting Equity at the Core »

How should scholarly societies transition to open access?: Webinar key takeaways and answers to attendee questions

« Following on from last week’s popular webinar entitled How should scholarly societies transition to open access?, we asked our speakers … Continuer la lecture de « How should scholarly societies transition to open access?: Webinar key takeaways and answers to attendee questions »

AmeliCA before Plan S – The Latin American Initiative to develop a cooperative, non-commercial, academic led, system of scholarly communication

« Open access is often discussed as a process of flipping the existing closed subscription based model of scholarly communication to … Continuer la lecture de « AmeliCA before Plan S – The Latin American Initiative to develop a cooperative, non-commercial, academic led, system of scholarly communication »

FAIRsFAIR Open Consultation: FAIR Data Policies and Practices

« Want research in Europe to be more FAIR? Your views count! Please complete one or both of our surveys! FAIRsFAIR … Continuer la lecture de « FAIRsFAIR Open Consultation: FAIR Data Policies and Practices »

Proceedings of the 25th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining, August 4 – 8, 2019 – Anchorage, Alaska – USA

« The annual ACM SIGKDD Conference is the premier international forum for data mining researchers and practitioners from academia, industry, and … Continuer la lecture de « Proceedings of the 25th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining, August 4 – 8, 2019 – Anchorage, Alaska – USA »

The MIT Press releases a major report on all available open-source publishing software

« Mellon-funded report Mind the Gap catalogs and analyzes all available open-source software for publishing and warns that open publishing must … Continuer la lecture de « The MIT Press releases a major report on all available open-source publishing software »

Fact check: What you may have heard about the dispute between UC and Elsevier

« Whether you have received an email directly from Elsevier, or have been reading the news coverage since early July, you … Continuer la lecture de « Fact check: What you may have heard about the dispute between UC and Elsevier »

Guide pratique pour une harmonisation internationale de la gestion des données de recherche

« (…) Le Guide pratique pour une harmonisation internationale de la gestion des données de recherche expose les exigences minimales pour … Continuer la lecture de « Guide pratique pour une harmonisation internationale de la gestion des données de recherche »

Research Questions and a Proposal for the Future Governance of Translation Data (.pdf)

« This article seeks to assess the impact of data-driven methods of machine translation (MT), not just on translators, but more … Continuer la lecture de « Research Questions and a Proposal for the Future Governance of Translation Data (.pdf) »

Elsevier to acquire Parity Computing Inc., a company applying artificial intelligence to some of the most difficult disambiguation challenges in science, technology and medicine

« Elsevier, a global information analytics business specializing in science and health, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to … Continuer la lecture de « Elsevier to acquire Parity Computing Inc., a company applying artificial intelligence to some of the most difficult disambiguation challenges in science, technology and medicine »

Use of the Journal Impact Factor in academic review, promotion, and tenure evaluations

« We analyzed how often and in what ways the Journal Impact Factor (JIF) is currently used in review, promotion, and … Continuer la lecture de « Use of the Journal Impact Factor in academic review, promotion, and tenure evaluations »

Elsevier peut-il interdire les liens hypertexte vers Sci-Hub ?

« Vendredi dernier, le site BoingBoing expliquait que l’éditeur international Elsevier a adressé une plainte au site Citationsy (un outil de … Continuer la lecture de « Elsevier peut-il interdire les liens hypertexte vers Sci-Hub ? »

Repenser la robustesse et la fiabilité en recherche : les chercheurs face à la crise de la reproductibilité

« Les auteurs du compte rendu se focalisent sur les solutions proposées par les intervenants de la journée d’étude du 29 … Continuer la lecture de « Repenser la robustesse et la fiabilité en recherche : les chercheurs face à la crise de la reproductibilité »

Creating Library Linked Data with Wikibase: Lessons Learned from Project Passage

« The OCLC Research linked data Wikibase prototype (“Project Passage”) provided a sandbox in which librarians from 16 US institutions could … Continuer la lecture de « Creating Library Linked Data with Wikibase: Lessons Learned from Project Passage »

NaCTeM announced as the winners of NLP challenge on scholarly discourse and summarisation

« A team of researchers from NaCTeM group were recently announced as the winners of an NLP challenge. Dr. Chrysoula Zerva, … Continuer la lecture de « NaCTeM announced as the winners of NLP challenge on scholarly discourse and summarisation »

Le RCDR et l’ABRC étudient une solution nationale concernant la production de DOI par l’entremise de DataCite

« Le Réseau canadien de documentation pour la recherche (RCDR) et l’Association des bibliothèques de recherche du Canada (ABRC) étudient la … Continuer la lecture de « Le RCDR et l’ABRC étudient une solution nationale concernant la production de DOI par l’entremise de DataCite »

The Impact of Open Access on Teaching—How Far Have We Come?

« This article seeks to understand how far the United Kingdom higher education (UK HE) sector has progressed towards open access … Continuer la lecture de « The Impact of Open Access on Teaching—How Far Have We Come? »