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The Munin Conference is an annual conference on scholarly publishing and communication, primarily revolving around open access, open data and open science. This year’s conference (2019) will be the fourteenth Munin Conference and will take place on 27–28 November at the Tromsø campus of UiT The Arctic University of Norway.Find out more »
The Association for Learning Technology (ALT) and Wikimedia Deutschland are inviting you to an open evening “Education, open participation and democracy: critical reflections” on Nov 27 in the Wikimedia offices in Berlin. Register before Nov 22!Find out more »
A Reproducibility Hackathon will take place in the Leiden University Library on the 30th of November. An interdisciplinary group of researchers will work on improving reproducibility during ReproHack. Participants of the hackathon will be challenged to reproduce published research of their choice from a list of proposed papers with associated code and data. The organization of ReproHack aims to draw attention to the importance of publicly available data and code to improve reproducibility in science and research. In addition, the…Find out more »
During a ReproHack, participants attempt to reproduce published research of their choice from a list of proposed papers with publicly available associated code and data. Participants get to work with other people’s material in a low pressure environment and record their experiences on a number of key aspects, including reproducibility, transparency and reusability of materials. At the end of the day we regroup, share our experiences and give feedback to the authors. You cannot come to Leiden, NL to join…Find out more »
This will be a week of workshop engagements and invited papers for critical discourse to advance African open scholarship within a social justice paradigm.Find out more »
This train-the-trainer bootcamp will cover good practices of engaging and interactive training sessions. We will look at copyright and licensing issues as well as materials available to support your training events. In addition, we will exchange and practice how to give training. In the afternoon we will play the FOSTER train-the-trainer card game and you will work on your own Open Science and RRI mini-trainings.Find out more »
Join us at Federal University of Technology, owerri. (FUTO) for OpenCon Southeast Nigeria, a free one-day series of panels and interactive workshops for idea exchange and learning around open access, open education, and open data.Find out more »
The DESIR Winter School "Shaping new approaches to data management in arts and humanities" will take place in Lisbon on 10-13 December 2019. The event will be hosted by NOVA FCSH University facilities and is organised in the framework of the Horizon 2020 funded project DESIR (DARIAH ERIC Sustainability Refined). It aims at gathering PhD students, arts and humanities scholars from all career stages and research managers interested in the issues raised by sustainable practices to open up data in the arts and humanities. The event is a joint organisation between DARIAH and NOVA FCSH. As such, it will bring together the collaboration of national and European experts in the data management field.Find out more »
The Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences (BITSS) will hold its 8th Annual Meeting at UC Berkeley on December 11, 2019. The meeting will bring together leaders from academia, scholarly publishing, and policy to share knowledge and discuss the evolving movement toward research transparency and efforts to strengthen the standards of openness and integrity in the social sciences.Find out more »
We are pleased to announce the final OASPA webinar of 2019, in which we are inviting a number of speakers to consider contemporary debates in open research and open access publishingFind out more »
The CODATA-RDA Research Data Summer School, to be hosted in Pretoria from 13 to 24 January, 2020, provides early career researchers (M-level to postdoc) with the foundational data science skills, which include technical skills and responsible research practices, to enable them to work with their data in an effective and ef cient manner required by 21st century research. WORKSHOP INFORMATION The material covered by the programme is fundamental to all areas of research, and thus open to researchers and professionals…Find out more »
Digital or innovation “labs” in library or museum settings have been around for about ten years. The lab is usually a place for experimenting with digital collections in novel ways to reach new audiences or to explore new technologies. These, sometimes temporary, teams within a library, archives, or museum/gallery (GLAM) can support a range of internal and external digital services and programs.
Not so long ago, participants of the “labbers” (lab-interested) community identified a need to articulate lab values, share relevant experience and case studies, and suggest some best practices for those starting up cultural heritage innovation labs. Through funding provided by the University College London, Qatar, Qatar University, the British Library and the Library of Congress, a coordinating group engaged Book Sprint, Ltd, a rapid book production and collaboration methodology, and published a call for participants to write a book about GLAM labs in five days.
In late September 2019, a group of 16 librarians, developers, archivists, curators and academics from around the world landed in Doha, Qatar, to embark on a Book Sprint. Together, in five long days, they wrote a book called “Open a GLAM Lab” to galvanize and shape the emerging labs community.
In this webinar on 20 January at 14:00 CET, Sophie-Carolin Wagner of Austrian National Library, Sarah Ames of the National Library of Scotland and Mahendra Mahey of British Library Lab will share more details about the Book Sprint methodology and the contents of the book itself, which was released publicly during Open Access Week, October 21-27, 2019.Find out more »
In this webinar Chris Morrison and Jane Secker (who run the website copyrightliteracy.org) will discuss the relationship of copyright literacy (which is the knowledge, skills and behaviours to use copyright content in an ethical way) to open practice.Find out more »
Join us at the European Dataverse Workshop 2020, to be held at UiT The Arctic University of Norway!Find out more »
The Open Education Leadership Essentials Event (OeLE) is a two-day event, designed by the CARL Open Education Working Group, to provide Canadian library practitioners with the information, skills and resources to lead open education initiatives. The event will engage participants with presentations, community building sessions, and hands-on activities that will provide participants with the building blocks to implement OE programs on their own campuses. This event is open to participants from any Canadian post-secondary educational institution.Find out more »
Within an Open Science framework, implementing Responsible Research practices requires knowledge and skills. LIBER's Digital skills for Library staff and researchers Working Group and FIT4RRI are presenting this webinar to help foster skills development in Academia throughout Europe.
The webinar will present trends in Open Science skilling in Europe with a focus on Research integrity, and specifically on Responsible Research implementation.Find out more »
PIDapalooza is back and it's better than ever!
California Digital Library, Crossref, DataCite, and ORCID invite you to Portugal for two amazing days jam-packed with PID demos, workshops, brainstorming, and updates on the state of the art.Find out more »
CO-OPERAS & SSHOC Workshop “Forschungsdaten und FAIR Prinzipien in der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften”
Wie gehe ich mit meinen Forschungsdaten um? Welche Informationen, Werkzeuge oder Ressourcen benötige ich als ForscherIn im Umgang mit Forschungsdaten und wo kann ich diese finden? Was bedeuten für meine Forschungstätigkeiten die FAIR-Prinzipien? Diesen Fragen möchten wir in einem Workshop am 30. Januar 2020 in Göttingen gemeinsam mit Ihnen diskutieren.Find out more »
OpenAIRE is pleased to announce the beta release of its Research Graph, a massive collection of metadata and links between scientific products such as articles, datasets, software, and other research products, entities like organisations, funders, funding streams, projects, communities, and data sources. Due to its coverage and cross-discipline nature, the Research Graph will empower the EOSC catalogue of scientific products.Find out more »
Save the Date: Public Domain Day 2020 Is Happening in January in Washington, D.C.Find out more »
The diversity of our audiences, the diversity of the people communicating or engaging with them, and the diversity of those supporting science communication and engagement behind the scenes is all interlinked. We’ll talk through the different barriers affecting these three groups of people, discuss the impact this can have on our events and projects, and how we can all improve our science communication and engagement work.Find out more »
his webinar will introduce the key factors in planning library spaces, followed by a case study of the recently completed and much acclaimed Student Centre at University College London (UCL).
The first talk by Karen Latimer — Library Design Consultant — will cover the planning stage, the construction phase and post-occupancy evaluation. Topics such as preparing the brief/programme, visits and surveys, user needs, envisaging future services and challenges along the way will be discussed.
The second talk by Ben Meunier — Director of Operations at UCL Library Services — will look at how the Student Centre at UCL addressed the needs of students and aligned with the Strategic Plan for the University. He will discuss how the vision translated into reality, key requirements, the role of the library in the digital age and the feedback on the finished project.Find out more »
Die OERcamp-Werkstatt ist ein neuartiges Format, das die Arbeit an eigenen Materialien in den Mittelpunkt stellt. Für zwei Tage (und Nächte) treffen sich Menschen aus allen Bildungsbereichen, um konzentriert an eigenen Lehr-Lern-Materialien zu arbeiten. Dafür gibt es nicht nur eine freundliche Arbeitsumgebung, Verpflegung, Übernachtung und viel Austausch untereinander. Je nach Bedarf kann man sich vor Ort außerdem passgenauen Input und individuelle Beratung bei Expert*innen für Didaktik, Technik und Recht einholen.Find out more »
Collective Curation: the many hands that make data work: The programme will focus on community, the various stakeholders that play a role in ensuring digital objects are properly created, managed and shared.Find out more »
We now have extensive evidence of the prevalence and impact of many wasteful research practices and practical strategies are emerging to improve research. At the REWARD | EQUATOR Conference 2020 our focus will shift to place emphasis on the development, evaluation and implementation of strategies to reduce waste and increase quality in research.
Covering the perspectives of Ethics Committees and Regulators, Publishers, Institutions and Researchers, and Funders, and with dedicated sessions relating to methodological issues in Research on Research, the Conference will bring together leading practitioners in research improvement in plenary sessions, and provide ample opportunities for discussion and facilitation of new collaborative partnerships.Find out more »
Wikimedia UK in partnership with Coventry University are holding an event on Wikimedia for educators. About this Event In the autumn of 2019, over 7,500 students on over 380 courses added more than 5.3 million words – citing reliable, authoritative sources – to Wikipedia in the context of their studies' coursework. In doing so they made a substantial contribution towards the goal of making knowledge freely available to everyone, but also had an opportunity to engage with innovative ways of…Find out more »
DANS has taken the initiative to bring trainers in projects related to the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) together to work on the future of training activities in EOSC.Find out more »
The Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL) cordially invites you to participate in the Open Science Days 2020. The event will take place at the Harnack House in Berlin and is going to extend over one and a half days (March 02/03). For this event, we have decided to broaden our view on the world of research and to examine the relationship between Open Science and Good Scientific Practice. What does that mean? When looking at the different areas of Open…Find out more »
The course gives an introduction to the Open Science movement and its applications in digital humanities subjects. Students are introduced to different definitions of Open Science, the motivations of the Open Science movement and the European Open Science landscape. The main focus is on Open Science tools that are applicable in students’ and researchers’ daily routines. These tools enable users to find openly available resources as well as to share their own research. Participants will have the opportunity to test these tools and to receive support in using them in the course of the semester.Find out more »