LIBER Research Data Management Case Studies Out [08/07/2014]
In an attempt to encourage libraries to build up and expand capacities in research data management, LIBER has recently published 11 case studies that describe policies and support already provided by research libraries across Europe in this domain. DIGITAL.CSIC is one example analyzed.
New CSIC Abierto Issue Out [08/05/2014]
The Spring 2014 issue is devoted to open access experiences by Pyrenean Institute of Ecology and Center of Humanities and Social Sciences at CSIC, with interviews to researcher and librarian communities and to DIGITAL.CSIC news and other resources. The issue closes with an interview to Frances Pinter of Knowledge Unlatched.
New DIGITAL.CSIC presentations available [23/04/2014]
The repository's Technical Office delivered the workshop "DIGITAL.CSIC: Contenidos. Derechos de autor y políticas editoriales. Indicadores de impacto y herramientas de colaboración en Acceso Abierto" on March 24-25-26, 2014. The workshop addressed strategies for content development, archiving and description in DIGITAL.CSIC, current trends in open access as regards copyright issues and licensing options, and emerging initiatives to develop new tools, methods and criteria to assess, measure and analyze the impact of research outputs available in open access.
Funders' open access mandates: fulfilment through DIGITAL.CSIC [10/03/2014]
New European Commission policy requires open access to peer-reviewed publications resulting for all projects funded by Horizon2020. In addition, the policy includes a pilot project with research data. Repositories play a fundamental role in this and other open access mandates by funding agencies. An overview of principal issues is here.