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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 […]


(English) News on Science 2.0 and Open Science (Newsletter September 2018)

Around the research Alliance and it’s partners   Open Science Conference – Call for Project Presentations The Open Science Conference 2019 is the 6th international conference of the Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0. It is dedicated to the Open Science movement.   Within this context, this call invites the research community as well as further import […]


2. Göttinger StudiDays in Digital Humanities #DHStudiDays2018

Zum zweiten Mal fanden in diesem Jahr die Göttinger StudiDays in Digital Humanities statt. Vom 24. bis 26.09.2018 trafen sich Studierende und WissenschaftlerInnen aus den Geisteswissenschaften, der Informatik und den Digital Humanities am Göttingen Centre for Digital Humanities (GCDH). Alle Teilnehmenden waren eingeladen Projekte vorzustellen, sich über Ideen auszutauschen, sich zu vernetzen und neue Tools […]


Research data management: over-reliance on the lifecycle metaphor – and alternatives

A few years ago, if asked to represent data we would probably have immediately thought of the pyramid model: with data lying at the base of the pyramid and information, knowledge and wisdom laid out above it. This visualisation is based on the idea that a mass of “raw” data is the foundation from which different levels of understanding are successively refined. Another important metaphor and visualisation is the store or repository. This represents data as captured, stored, used, managed and preserved. It is based on the idea of data as static and basing services on or around it. It […]


(English) Open Science Conference 2019 – Call for Project Presentations

Call for Project Presentations Open Science Conference 2019 (March 19-20, 2019, Berlin, Germany) The Open Science Conference 2019 is the 6th international conference of the Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0. It is dedicated to the Open Science movement and provides a unique forum for researchers, librarians, practitioners, infrastructure provider, policy makers, and other important stakeholders […]