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News on Science 2.0 and Open Science (Newsletter October 2018)

Around the research alliance and it’s partners Registration for the MOVING MOOC is open! MOVING is organizing a MOOC on “Science 2.0 and open research methods”. In the MOOC young scholars will learn to use web-based social technologies and online communities not just as objects of study, but also as way of conducting research: to […]


Open Access Days 2018 – Part II: How does open access develop in individual disciplines and projects?

The 12th Open Access Days were held at the Technical University in Graz from 24 to 26 September 2018 under the motto “Diversity of Open Access”. The first part of our conference report focused on transformation strategies towards open access and open science at the national level. The second part of our report focuses primarily on the development of open access as part of individual projects and individual disciplines. Open access in the humanities In Session 5 (OA in the humanities), Anna Severin from the Swiss National Science Foundation & University of Bern presented a survey study on the perception […]


Open Access Days 2018 – Part I: How is Open Access developing in the context of Open Science?

From 24 to 26 September 2018, the 12th Open Access Days took place in Graz at the Technical University, this time under the motto “Diversity of open access”. The extensive programme with over 50 lectures as well as workshops, poster presentations and company lectures met a great demand again. The conference focused on open educational resources, the importance of the “Green Road” today, and open access in the context of open science. More than 300 participants attended the event; more than half of them from Germany. We present a selection of the 15 sessions. Open Access in France Three keynote […]


Podcasts: Potential for science and further education

Podcasts are series of audio files which are made available free of charge. These can be improvised or produced using a script; with respect to topic and length they can vary widely or can be clearly delimited. Quelle: Quelle: “obs/dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH/nextMediaHamburg” Podcasts are enjoying growing popularity, particularly for the purposes of entertainment (54 percent listen to such podcasts or would be open to doing so) and science and further education (49 percent), as a study undertaken by nextMedia.Hamburg (link in German) demonstrates. The most popular formats are primarily reports (listened to by 62 percent), news (45 percent), interviews […]


Call for Papers: DIGITAL HUMANITIES 2019 „Complexities“ – DH 2019

Aufruf zum Call for Papers für die Digital Humanities 2019 Konferenz zum Thema „Complexities“ Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations Utrecht University (The Netherlands) Paper/Poster/Panel deadline: 11:59pm GMT 27 November 2018 Workshop/Tutorial deadline: 11:59pm GMT, 10 January 2019 Workshops: 8-9 July 2019 Conference: 9-12 July 2019 Website: http://dh2019.adho.org Twitter: @DH2019_NL Email: dh2019@adho.org   I: GENERAL INFORMATION The […]