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Community Open Principles: Before, During and After the Global Pandemic

Author: Dr. Ana Persic, UNESCO | Publication Date: June 8, 2021, Author: Dr. Arianna Becerril García, AmeliCA | Publication Date: June 8, 2021, Author: Dr. Johanna Havemann, Open Science MOOC | Publication Date: June 8, 2021, Author: Osman Aldirdiri, AfricArXiv | Publication Date: June 8, 2021

Posted by | Jun 8th 2021 | Comment

  When we talk about Open (Open Science, Open Data, Open Access) what do we mean? How can we navigate the different definitions of what it means to be a community and to be Open? How do we engage...


Call for Papers: Software Citation, Indexing, and Discoverability

Posted by Mahsa Miri | Jun 2nd 2021 | Comment

Submit now to this PeerJ Computer Science Special Issue investigating the importance of - and best practice for - citing, indexing, and discovering software used as a scholarly research tool.  Submit...


Career Opportunity: Team Leader for Literature Services, EMBL-EBI

Author: Jo McEntyre | Publication Date: May 24, 2021

Posted by John Chodacki | May 24th 2021 | Comment

We are seeking an outstanding individual to lead the Literature Services team, responsible for running Europe PMC, at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI).  Supported by 33 funders of...


Fireside Chat with FSCI

Author: Iryna Kuchma | Publication Date: May 11, 2021

Posted by Jo McEntyre | May 11th 2021 | Comment

Join Fireside Chat with FSCI in The Reimagining Educational Practices for Open (REPO) Community Event Series    Serah Rono, Director of Community Development and Engagement at The Carpentries, will...


Open Science training community call

Author: Iryna Kuchma | Publication Date: April 15, 2021

Posted by Fiona Murphy | Apr 15th 2021 | Comment

Date and time: 27 April at 10:00 - 11:00 UTC Join this LIBSENSE community call and discuss lessons learnt from designing and conducting virtual open access and open science training and community...


Webinar: Public forum to discuss Researcher Bill of Rights

Posted by Fiona Murphy | Apr 7th 2021 | Comment

This past summer, our FORCE11 working group was convened to draft a Researcher Bill of Rights based on an analysis of a number of influential principles documents used in recent publisher...


Call for Community Input: Researcher Bill of Rights and Principles

Posted by Catherine Nancarrow | Mar 25th 2021 | Comment

There are exciting developments in the global push for sustainable Open Access models. As the ultimate benefactors of any transformation, research groups and academic committees on university...


JATS4R needs your input!

Author: Melissa Harrison (on behalf of the JATS4R Steering Committee) | Publication Date: February 9, 2021

Posted by Catherine Nancarrow | Feb 9th 2021 | Comment

Dear colleagues Most publishers who produce full-text XML conform to the ANSI/NISO JATS Standard. However, this standard is purposefully “loose” to allow different publishers’ needs. JATS4R is a NISO...


JLSC seeks new managing editor

Posted by Stephanie Hagstrom | Jan 13th 2021 | Comment

Call for applications for JLSC Managing Editor The Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (JLSC) invites individuals to apply for the position of Managing Editor.   The Managing Editor...