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Interview: How Open Science is changing the Landscape of Academic Libraries

In his master thesis Dr Thomas Gerdes dealt with the topic “The Open Science Movement and its significance for the academic libraries – An Analysis of Position Papers and Development Perspectives” (link in German). The focus was on a target-actual comparison and the development perspectives for open science in academic libraries. We asked him about it. How did you proceed in your master thesis? The term “open science” sums up heterogeneous aspirations for a more open science. What open science means for academic libraries is discussed in a variety of position papers and other publications. My work compares the target […]


Open Access-Strategie des BMBF – ein wichtiger Lückenschluss

Mit seiner Open Access-Strategie strebt das Bundesministerium für Forschung und Bildung (BMBF) an, Open Access zum Standard zu machen, und stellt darin grünen und goldenen Weg gleichberechtigt nebeneinander. Damit gewinnt Open Access an Fahrt und bereitet möglicherweise den Weg für ein noch stärkeres Bekenntnis zu Open Science.   Am 20.09.2016 hat das BMBF seine Open…


From Vision to Action? The Amsterdam Call for Action on Open Science

At the Amsterdam Conference on Open Science hosted by the Netherlands’ EU Presidency on April 4 and 5 2016 the Dutch presidency presented the Amsterdam Call for Action on Open Science. It formulates twelve action items striving for full Open Access for all scientific publications and a new approach for optimal reuse of research data…