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Generation R: Forming Open Scientists and Shaping Science Systems

Generation R is a new editorial platform based on themes, blogposts and learning resources. We asked its editor, Simon Worthington, to answer our questions concerning its scope and organization. Why Generation R? Digital transformation is affecting academia on so many levels and so quickly that there is a need to find ways to help scientists and scholars to cope with the pace of change. Generation R’s role is to help people make use of these open science changes, and to facilitate scientists getting involved in shaping the future of these new open science systems and tools. Generation R is an […]


EEXCESS Final Conference: Wrap Up

Last week, the EEXCESS Final Conference took place in Cologne, within the frame of the International Science 2.0 Conference. In the Opening, project ccordinator Prof. Michael Granitzer presented the vision of not only ensuring open access to scientific literature and cultural online objects, but “effortless access” (Slides). Further invited speakers were Timothy Hill from Europeana […]




EEXCESS at International Science 2.0 Conference

Last week, 145 participants from 10 countries came together to discuss science 2.0 – related topics like altmetrics, citizen science, big data analytics – and EEXCESS. Christin Seifert from the University of Passau presented Personalized Interactive Access to Digital Library Content – Lessons Learned in the EEXCESS Project in a talk. Among the conference participants, there were […]