OA2020-DE and Knowledge Unlatched planning large-scale conversion of journals to Open Access

« OA202-DE, the German National Contact Point Open Access, and Knowledge Unlatched (KU), the central platform for sustainable Open Access (OA) … Continuer la lecture de « OA2020-DE and Knowledge Unlatched planning large-scale conversion of journals to Open Access »

APCs – Mirroring the impact factor or legacy of the subscription-based model? (.pdf)

« With the ongoing open-access transformation, article processing charges (APCs) are gaining importance as the dominant business model for scientific open-access … Continuer la lecture de « APCs – Mirroring the impact factor or legacy of the subscription-based model? (.pdf) »

Predatory Publishing: « Publication Lists Are Overrated »

« Quantitative metrics are playing an increasingly important role in the assessment of academic careers. Wilhelm Krull, Secretary General of the … Continuer la lecture de « Predatory Publishing: « Publication Lists Are Overrated » »

GBV (German Common Library Network) Association Conference 2018: How libraries embrace the digital transformation

« As a prelude to the 22nd Association Conference of the German Common Library Network (Verbundkonferenz des Gemeinsamen Bibliotheksverbund – GBV), … Continuer la lecture de « GBV (German Common Library Network) Association Conference 2018: How libraries embrace the digital transformation »

DFG Statement on the Establishment of “cOAlition S” to Support Open Access

« A number of European research funding organisations (cOAlition S) – with the support of the European Commission including the European … Continuer la lecture de « DFG Statement on the Establishment of “cOAlition S” to Support Open Access »

Doctorate in transition [English translation of Promotion im Umbruch (2017)]

« The institutional responsibility for doctoral studies at universities must be strengthened, the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, acatech – National … Continuer la lecture de « Doctorate in transition [English translation of Promotion im Umbruch (2017)] »

More than 5,000 German scientists have published papers in pseudo-scientific journals

« More than 5,000 German scientists have published papers in pseudo-scientific journals, according to reporting undertaken by German public broadcasters NDR … Continuer la lecture de « More than 5,000 German scientists have published papers in pseudo-scientific journals »

TIB facilitates literature supply despite Elsevier blocking access to electronic journals

« Almost 800 journals available via TIB Document Delivery Talks between the scientific publisher Elsevier and the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK), … Continuer la lecture de « TIB facilitates literature supply despite Elsevier blocking access to electronic journals »

DEAL and Elsevier negotiations: Elsevier demands unacceptable for the academic community

“The excessive demands put forward by Elsevier have left us with no choice but to suspend negotiations between the publisher … Continuer la lecture de « DEAL and Elsevier negotiations: Elsevier demands unacceptable for the academic community »

6e forum de la coopération franco-allemande en Recherche : pour une collaboration approfondie

« Frédérique Vidal, ministre de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l’Innovation, a rencontré Anja Karliczek, ministre fédérale allemande de … Continuer la lecture de « 6e forum de la coopération franco-allemande en Recherche : pour une collaboration approfondie »

Allemagne : Funding Information Infrastructures for Research [.pdf]

« This strategy paper discusses the funding activities of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) in the area of scientific … Continuer la lecture de « Allemagne : Funding Information Infrastructures for Research [.pdf] »

Open Science Conference 2018, March 13-14, 2018, Berlin, Germany [diaporamas]

« The Open Science Conference 2018 is the 5th international conference organized by the Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0. It is … Continuer la lecture de « Open Science Conference 2018, March 13-14, 2018, Berlin, Germany [diaporamas] »

American Chemical Society partners with leading Societies to support ChemRxiv™

« The American Chemical Society (ACS) today announced its partnership with the Royal Society of Chemistry and the German Chemical Society … Continuer la lecture de « American Chemical Society partners with leading Societies to support ChemRxiv™ »

University Library Technical University of Munich: Copyright Information

« The German Copyright in the Information Society Amending Law (Urheberrechts-Wissensgesellschafts-Gesetz – UrhWissG) comes into force on 1 March 2018 and … Continuer la lecture de « University Library Technical University of Munich: Copyright Information »

Max-Planck-Gesellschaft to grow open access publishing with IOP

« Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (MPG) and IOP Publishing (IOP) have announced a new pilot agreement to help grow the society’s participation in open … Continuer la lecture de « Max-Planck-Gesellschaft to grow open access publishing with IOP »

Preliminary analysis: Introduction of FAIR data in Denmark

« The Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education has commissioned Oxford Research and Højbjerre Brauer Schultz to carry out a … Continuer la lecture de « Preliminary analysis: Introduction of FAIR data in Denmark »

Blockchainify your research data!

« The Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL) is pleased to announce a new pilot project with Bernstein Technologies GmbH (Bernstein), which … Continuer la lecture de « Blockchainify your research data! »

TIB publishes Strategy 2018-2022

« In its Strategy 2018-2022, the TIB – Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology sets out its objectives for the … Continuer la lecture de « TIB publishes Strategy 2018-2022 »

Project BOOST 4.0 launched – Big Data for Factories

« Joint Lab « Data Science & Open Knowledge » as partner The project BOOST 4.0 (http://boost40.eu/), funded by the European Union, is … Continuer la lecture de « Project BOOST 4.0 launched – Big Data for Factories »

Shaping digital transformation in science. “Digital Information” Initiative by the Alliance of Science Organizations in Germany. Mission statement 2018 – 2022

« In view of the persistently dynamic changes which digitization entails for all areas of science, the need for a structure … Continuer la lecture de « Shaping digital transformation in science. “Digital Information” Initiative by the Alliance of Science Organizations in Germany. Mission statement 2018 – 2022 »

Communiqué de presse : Les trois Académies des sciences du Royaume-Uni, de l’Allemagne et de la France recommandent dans une déclaration commune de consolider les collaborations scientifiques et de recherche entre le Royaume-Uni et l’Europe

« À un moment où la nature exacte et l’organisation des relations futures entre le Royaume-Uni et l’Union européenne sont encore … Continuer la lecture de « Communiqué de presse : Les trois Académies des sciences du Royaume-Uni, de l’Allemagne et de la France recommandent dans une déclaration commune de consolider les collaborations scientifiques et de recherche entre le Royaume-Uni et l’Europe »

FOSTER Book Sprint at TIB

« Authoring collaboratively a Handbook for Open Science Training in just five days From 12 to 16 February 2018, FOSTER (Fostering … Continuer la lecture de « FOSTER Book Sprint at TIB »

Videos and Slides: SWIB (Semantic Web in Libraries) conference – 4 to 6 December 2017 in Hamburg

« SWIB conference (Semantic Web in Libraries) is an annual conference focusing on Linked Open Data (LOD) in libraries and related … Continuer la lecture de « Videos and Slides: SWIB (Semantic Web in Libraries) conference – 4 to 6 December 2017 in Hamburg »

Ouverture d’un bureau international pour l’initiative GO FAIR

« Dans la cadre de la mise en œuvre du European Open Science Cloud (EOSC), qui vise à créer une plate-forme … Continuer la lecture de « Ouverture d’un bureau international pour l’initiative GO FAIR »

Hundreds of German universities set to lose access to Elsevier journals

« Negotiations to reduce journal prices and promote open access are progressing slowly Around 200 German universities will lose their subscriptions … Continuer la lecture de « Hundreds of German universities set to lose access to Elsevier journals »

Blog droit européen : Open Access in German legal academia: Challenges and Perspectives

« Nous remercions Hanjo Hamann d’avoir eu la gentillesse de nous proposer une actualisation du post qu’il avait écrit l’année dernière … Continuer la lecture de « Blog droit européen : Open Access in German legal academia: Challenges and Perspectives »

EDP Sciences and TIB sign agreement to publish Open Access conference proceedings

« On 12 October 2017, EDP Sciences signed a partnership agreement with the Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) – German National Library of … Continuer la lecture de « EDP Sciences and TIB sign agreement to publish Open Access conference proceedings »

Putting open science into practice: ZBW (Leibniz Information Centre for Economics research) data projects

« Research data is a crucial issue in open science. The ZBW is involved in its implementation in a range of … Continuer la lecture de « Putting open science into practice: ZBW (Leibniz Information Centre for Economics research) data projects »

Modernisation of the EU Copyright Rules Position Statement of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition

« On 14 September 2016 the European Commission published a package of proposals aimed at the modernisation of copyright within the … Continuer la lecture de « Modernisation of the EU Copyright Rules Position Statement of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition »

TIB publishes results of survey: information procurement and publishing behaviour in science and technology

« Researchers would like more advisory services on Open Access, research data and the handling of non-textual material How do researchers … Continuer la lecture de « TIB publishes results of survey: information procurement and publishing behaviour in science and technology »

Allemagne : Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) and Research Centre L3S join forces

« The Joint Lab Data Science & Open Knowledge explores new ways to access information in large databases What is the … Continuer la lecture de « Allemagne : Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) and Research Centre L3S join forces »

A bold open-access push in Germany could change the future of academic publishing

« BERLIN—In a third-floor conference room here overlooking the famous Potsdamer Platz, once bisected by the Berlin Wall, the future of … Continuer la lecture de « A bold open-access push in Germany could change the future of academic publishing »

43rd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases – Technical University of Munich, Germany, from August 28th to September 1, 2017 – Proceedings PhD Workshop (.pdf)

« This volume contains the proceedings of the VLDB 2017 PhD Workshop, co-located with the 43nd International Conference on Very Large … Continuer la lecture de « 43rd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases – Technical University of Munich, Germany, from August 28th to September 1, 2017 – Proceedings PhD Workshop (.pdf) »

Wikimedia Deutschland: Open Science Fellows Program (Video with English subtitles)

« The Open Science Fellows Program is an initiative from Wikimedia Deutschland, Stifterverband, and VolkswagenStiftung aimed at junior scientists who want … Continuer la lecture de « Wikimedia Deutschland: Open Science Fellows Program (Video with English subtitles) »

Exception au TDM en Allemagne

« Les deux chambres du Parlement allemand ont approuvé la réforme du droit d’auteur (le 30 juin 2017 pour le Bundestag … Continuer la lecture de « Exception au TDM en Allemagne »

German Council of Science and Humanities | Next generation of research infrastructures evaluated

« Twelve conceptual designs for large-scale research infrastructures have been evaluated in detail and comparatively assessed by a mandated committee of … Continuer la lecture de « German Council of Science and Humanities | Next generation of research infrastructures evaluated »

14 Years of PID Services at the German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB)

« Connected Frameworks, Research Data and Lessons Learned from a National Research Library Perspective « In an ideal research world, any scientific … Continuer la lecture de « 14 Years of PID Services at the German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB) »

Major German Universities Cancel Elsevier Contracts

« (…) In Germany, the fight for open access and favorable pricing for journals is getting heated. At the end of … Continuer la lecture de « Major German Universities Cancel Elsevier Contracts »

Max Planck Society: New deal to boost excellent research in Eastern Europe

« Max Planck Society launches programme to reinforce cutting-edge research in Central and Eastern Europe / Until 2021, an initial funding … Continuer la lecture de « Max Planck Society: New deal to boost excellent research in Eastern Europe »

Berlin Universities Demand Fair Prices and Free Access to Information

« Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, and Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin are canceling their contract with the … Continuer la lecture de « Berlin Universities Demand Fair Prices and Free Access to Information »

Germany and the Netherlands call for rapid action on the European Open Science Cloud

« (…) Research data should not be stored away on personal computers or USB-sticks, nor in research infrastructures only researchers themselves … Continuer la lecture de « Germany and the Netherlands call for rapid action on the European Open Science Cloud »

Recordings of the Second Conference on Non-Textual Information “Software and Services for Science (S3)” 10 -11 mai, 2017 in Hannover

« The conference focused on sustainability, referencing scientific software, trends in programming practice, software sharing and legal aspects »

Allemagne : Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) is a member of DuraSpace

« By becoming a member, TIB supports further development of current research information system VIVO. (…) “Without a lively community with … Continuer la lecture de « Allemagne : Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) is a member of DuraSpace »

Une nouvelle fondation pour le soutien à la recherche à Berlin

« Berlin est une ville attractive pour la recherche scientifique, de par ses nombreux instituts de recherche et laboratoires universitaires. Le … Continuer la lecture de « Une nouvelle fondation pour le soutien à la recherche à Berlin »

Ouverture d’un centre Einstein consacré au futur du numérique à Berlin

« Le 3 avril 2017 a ouvert un centre Einstein consacré au futur du numérique (ECDF) sur le site du forum … Continuer la lecture de « Ouverture d’un centre Einstein consacré au futur du numérique à Berlin »

Allemagne : Max-Planck-Gesellschaft – President Martin Stratmann: New momentum for Open Access

« In his guest contribution for the Tagespiegel newspaper, Martin Stratmann pleads for open access to become the rule in scientific … Continuer la lecture de « Allemagne : Max-Planck-Gesellschaft – President Martin Stratmann: New momentum for Open Access »