Open Access Week 2020 – Save the date

Open Access Week, a global event now entering its tenth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access a new norm in scholarshipContinue reading “Open Access Week 2020 – Save the date”

OpenAIRE Workshop on ‘Research policy monitoring in the era of Open Science and Big Data’ announced in Ghent.

A two-day workshop titled ‘Research policy monitoring in the era of Open Science and Big Data – The what (indicators) and the how (infrastructures)’, co-organised by OpenAIRE and Data4Impact, with support of Science Europe, will explore mechanisms for research policy monitoring and indicators, and how to link these to infrastructure and services. The first dayContinue reading “OpenAIRE Workshop on ‘Research policy monitoring in the era of Open Science and Big Data’ announced in Ghent.”

Open Access Erasmus Staff Week 2017 at the University of Liège

For the third year, the libraries network of the University of Liege (ULg Library) organizes an “Open Access Erasmus Staff Week” to expose, question and reflect on the new roles and opportunities which emerged from the Open Access & Open Science movement for the academic libraries. Based both on ULg Library’s expertize and on eachContinue reading “Open Access Erasmus Staff Week 2017 at the University of Liège”

Practical information for participants ‘Open Science on the Move’

Practical information As the ‘Open Science on the Move’-event is drawing closer, we’d like to inform you about a few practicalities. For organizational reasons, we invite you to register before October 17th. You can register for one or both days here. Registration starts at 9.00. The first presentation will start at 9.30 the 24st andContinue reading “Practical information for participants ‘Open Science on the Move’”

Join the Belgian Open Access week event: ‘Open Science on the move’ 24-25 October 2016

Participate in the Open Science event, organized by the Flemish and French-speaking universities of Belgium, at the Royal Library of Belgium in Brussels on 24-25 October 2016. The theme of this year’s  International Open Access Week, to be held October 24-30, will be ‘Open in Action’.  The Belgian universities, with the support of the RoyalContinue reading “Join the Belgian Open Access week event: ‘Open Science on the move’ 24-25 October 2016”

World Intellectual Property Day and the Anne Frank Case

It’s a recurring discussion. Every time a major work is about to enter the public domain, debate flares up if and when it can be freely accessed. Due to differences in national copyright legislation it is often difficult to determine when copyright protection ends. In a time where access to knowledge is global, this leadsContinue reading “World Intellectual Property Day and the Anne Frank Case”

Open Access Week 2015 – “Open for Collaboration”

Open Access Week 2015 – “Open for Collaboration” Research impact through Open Access: explore new opportunities 21-22 October 2015 You are researcher, PhD student, postdoc, professor, assistant or simply interested by the topic? You want to know more and engage actively in providing Open Access to research results? Participate in the Open Access workshops, organizedContinue reading “Open Access Week 2015 – “Open for Collaboration””

FOSTER seminar ‘Embracing Data Management – Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice’ June 4th 2015, Brussels

The Flemish Interuniversity Council, VLIR, organized a Foster workshop on Open Science and Research Data Management. The conference lived up to its name covering a wide variety of topics on Open Data and Data Management, ranging from policies and legal aspects to case studies, researcher’s experiences and useful applications.

Boo(s)tCamp Open Science – KU Leuven 24 October

Boost Your Research – Go Open! Open Science, just another buzz word to you? Most probably not. You do know about Open Access (either through your funder or through your institution). And you surely have heard about Open Science (think the Human Genome Project, Digital Humanities, NASA Earth Exchange and many others).