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Want to know more about open access? Some researchers explain why they think open access is a good idea.
Open access and open science are internationally important factors in science and politics; read more about developments across the borders of the Netherlands.
Extra information on other websites and video channels:
- Minister Van Engelshoven, Open Access Week, 2018
- What is Open Access, by SHB, knowledge network for libraries of Universities of Applied Sciences, 2019
- National Plan Open Science, 2017
- Open access - Dutch European presidency theme 2016
- Sharing data: good for science, good for you, by DANS (2013)
- YouTube channel Stichting SURF and open access
- YouTube channel openaccess.net
- FOSTER, EU-portal for open access training resources
- Europeana: Linked Open Data - what is it? (2012)
- Open data: how we got here, and where we’re going by Rufus Pollock (2012)
- DANS: Sharing data: good for science, good for you (2013)
- Open access explained (2012)
- Open access - why open science?
- Open access- Dutch European Presidency theme (2016, in Dutch only)
This NPOS project started on September 1st 2019 with an initial duration of one year. It will connect the various Dutch Open Science initiatives and stakeholders that provide information and support for researchers.
All project results have been stored in a collection on Zenodo. A few highlights:
Open access is an international movement and the issue of open science ranks high on scholarly and political agendas worldwide. Below are links to the websites of some national and international organisations that routinely focus on this issue.
- National Plan Open Science
- Lots of factual information about open access can be found in the Open Access Directory.
- SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) is an international organisation that plays a leading role in the field of open access. Their website provides comprehensive information about matters such as repositories, and publishing and disseminating information via open access.
- Knowledge Exchange is an international partnership for innovation within the IT infrastructure for higher education and research. One of the partners is the Dutch organisation SURF, which also actively supports open access.