DFG-funded research usually is provided with a (nationwide) negotiated license called Allianz-Lizenz which contains special Open-Access regulations that allows the OA publication of research results after a certain embargo period. However, experience shows that the authors (or their instiutional representatives) hardly ever make use of these Open Access rights, often due the related required efforts. The DeepGreen project aims to make the transformation to Open Access repositories easy to use on a technical level and automatic (if possible). At this poster session Julia Goltz from the Cooperative Network of Berlin and Brandenburg Libraries (KOBV) provides some insight to the project.
As reproducibility becomes more and more important, one of the main challenges is to support it by making it easier and more accessible. Starting in the domain of geosciences, the DFG-funded project Opening Reproducible Research aims to improve the access to research results that are published over the Internet, and seeks to simplify their reuse in the form of a research compendium. At this poster session Markus Konkol from the Institute of Geoinformatics at WWU Münster provides some insight to the project.
One of the important issues in an institutional setting nowadays is, to guarantee reproducibility and quality control during the research process and across the entire data lifecycle. The DFG-funded project CONQUAIRE – Continuous Quality Control for Research Data to Ensure Reproducibility focuses exactly on these tasks. At this poster session Vidya Ayer from the Semantic Computing Group at Bielefeld University provides a short introduction to the project and its main aspects.
Tony Ross-Hellauer is the OpenAIRE2020 Scientific Manager at Göttingen State and University Library (University of Göttingen). In its mission to further Open Science, OpenAIRE has investigated those models of peer review that are counted as “Open Peer Review” (OPR). A first step was to collect, categorize, analyze and evaluate the manifold definitions of the concept of Open Peer Review. At this poster session Tony reported about this phase and its outcomes.
Bianca Kramer and Jeroen Bosman are probably well-known in the Open Science scene, especially from their work on the Innovations in Scholarly Communications project. During the barcamp they presented their 1-week summer school course on Open Science and Open Scholarship and were involved in the Open Science MOOC idea initiated by Jon Tennant.
OpenUp is a Horizon 2020 funded project that seeks “to come up with a cohesive framework for the review-disseminate-assess phases of the research life cycle that is fit to support and promote Open Science.” Michela Vignoli was so nice to give us a bit of background of the project and a few of her impressions from the barcamp session on Altmetrics (a topic which is one of the main topics of OpenUp).