Open Access in new National Research Plan [16/04/2018]
National Research Plan 2017-2020 of Spain's Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness identifies Open Access and Open Science as key elements for the generation of knowledge and research infrastructures. The new Plan includes important advances in favor of Open Access to publications and research data, reinforces their role in scientific evaluation and highlights opportunities to create a new research infrastructure. Learn more.
Slides of Advanced Course on Data Management and Publishing [21/03/2018]
On March 12-14, 2018 DIGITAL.CSIC Team delivered an advanced course to explore main issues when it comes to creating management plans, curating data according to global standards and making research data available under open data licenses. First part of the course analyzed good practices and data policy of DIGITAL.CSIC repository as well as recommendations to comply with H2020 open data requirements. The second part focused on various tools to manage and visualize data.
Open Access to research projects in Tierra del Fuego [26/02/2018]
Between 1986 and 2005, CSIC Milà i Fontanals Institution, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Austral Center for Scientific Research and CONICET carried out several research projects on the Isla Grande of Tierra del Fuego (Argentina). The Spanish base team evaluated and developed archaeological methodologies commonly used in the investigation of prehistoric societies. The PROETNO and ANAME collections give access to the results during different phases of the projects life cycle.