More from: Report

IFLA Global Vision Report: Library core values boost open science

On 26 August 2018 the IFLA Global Vision Report was published. In total more than 30,000 people from 190 countries and from all kinds of library types contributed to the report’s content by sharing their opinions and concerns. More than 9,000 librarians took part in workshops and more than 21,000 voted online. IFLA had started its global vision process in 2017, aiming to explore the challenges and opportunities for the library field around the world. After publishing the Global Vision Report, IFLA now aims at making the vision a reality. For that purpose it started a global call for ideas […]


Knowledge Exchange Report: About Federated Research Data Infrastructures (FRDI)

The best-known initiatives in the planning of Federated Research Data Infrastructures (FRDI) the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) and, on a national level in Germany, the National Research Data Infrastructure (Nationale Forschungsdateninfrastruktur, NFDI). However, there are already existing examples as the Generic Research Data Infrastructure (GeRDI) or the German Federation for Biological Data (GFBio) and others on infrastructures, which might help to better understand what ‘federated’ means, its features and how to address outstanding challenges. Eighteen similarly federated research data infrastructures in Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK have been studied and their features analysed. We talked […]


ZBW-Analyse: “Report on the General Stance of Organizations over Science 2.0 Public Consultation”

Kein einheitliches Verständnis von Science 2.0 – ZBW-Analyse europäischer Positionspapiere Sprachverwirrung prägt das Bild: In dem Bericht „Science 2.0 – Mapping European Perspectives” hat die ZBW analysiert, wie Science 2.0 in Europa gesehen wird. 26 Positionspapiere wissenschaftlicher Organisationen zum Thema „Science 2.0 in Europa“ hat die ZBW unter die Lupe genommen (→ Pressemitteilung). Diese hatte…