OpenAIRE-Release of “Studies on Subject-Specific Requirements for Open Access Infrastructure” 2012-03-08


As noted on the SPARC OA Forum OpenAire is announcing the release of a new study... “OpenAIRE has recently released its "Studies on Subject-Specific Requirements for Open Access Infrastructure". Designed as a comparative study covering five disciplines (Health, Climate, Agriculture, ICT, 
e-infrastructures) it provides in-depth insight into researchers' 
behaviour and current practices. With a focus on research workflows, 
literature and data management the case studies address key questions on 
how subject-specific needs can be represented in an Open Access 
infrastructure. Moreover, each case study provides a vision and 
principles for future information services to further exploit OA 
principles from a disciplinary perspective as well as advices to future 
directions for funding agencies. The study is available both as an ebook and in individual chapters, consisting of an introduction, six subject-specific case studies from highly qualified subject specialists and a comparative conclusion...OpenAIRE (Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe) is a 3-year European Commission (EC) funded initiative that supports the implementation of the EC's Open Access Pilot and the European Research Council's Guidelines for Open Access. Together with the recently 
launched OpenAIREplus project both initiatives work towards the goal to 
develop an Open Access participatory infrastructure for scientific 



08/16/2012, 06:08

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Date tagged:

03/08/2012, 11:04

Date published:

02/07/2012, 17:52