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TIB about to start a new Open Access service for scholarly journals and conference proceedings

TIB is about to launch a new open access service on which scientific journals and conference publications can be published. In doing so, it is underlining its orientation towards Open Access and adding a significant new pillar to its activities to support the transition to Open Access. As a research partner, TIB is committed to professional, optimally accessible and widely visible publications.

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The Future Open Book

Rapid publishing for public health books against COVID-19 The article covers a case study of the barriers to be overcome to fully automate the production workflow for Open Access multi-format books, to produce and distribute the following – ebook, print-on-demand, screen PDF, webbook, website, and an interoperable source. This blogpost was written to accompany the presentation at the Japanese ‘Vivliostyle User/Dev Meeting 2020 Autumn’ 24 October 2020 13:00 JST (04:00 UTC) – 17:10 JST (08:10 UTC).  The case study The case study involves producing eight book sprints for training manuals, some with MOOC modules, for the Academy of Public Health in Dusseldorf (Germany) which was run as a research cooperation with the Open Science Lab, TIB – German National Library of Science and Technology.  Motivation We are using the book as a technology and social practice within healthcare knowledge management. For example the ‘book sprint’ method of bringing together health

Der Beitrag The Future Open Book erschien zuerst auf TIB-Blog.


Moving the Open Science Barcamp Online!

The Open Science Barcamp was hosted by the ‘Communities in New Media’ (GeNeMe) conference organised by the TU Dresden Media Centre on the 7th of October. The move to online only for the barcamp managed to keep the ‘in-the-moment’ spontaneity that makes a barcamp special – showing off group ingenuity and creating a welcoming environment attracting participants from around the world. The format also worked in terms of turning questions and abstract notions into concrete steps that participants could take away.


Wikimedia 2030: Together with Libraries to the Largest Knowledge Infrastructure in the World

we were talking with Nicole Ebber and Holger Plickert For many years now, libraries have been undergoing a transformation towards digital infrastructure facilities. The aim is to manage the process of digitisation and the associated cultural change towards Open Science in the best way possible while preserving libraries’ time-honoured virtues. International Wikimedia organisations like Wikimedia Germany or the Wikimedia Foundation in the US have much in common with libraries. One could call them partners from the ecosystem of free knowledge. Together with an international team, Nicole Ebber led the process of developing the transformation towards Wikimedia 2030. Holger Plickert has […]

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Open Access Days 2020: Highlights & Tips

The Open Access Days 2020 were held online for the first time under the motto “Routes, Stakeholders, Effects”. Bringing their personal perspectives to the event, four colleagues share their highlights – from bibliometrics to open source tools, to transformation contracts and networking.

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Let’s celebrate: Das Fellow-Programm Freies Wissen startet ins fünfte Jahr

Die Auftaktveranstaltung des Fellow-Programms Freies Wissen findet am 16. und 17. Oktober statt. Es ist der Start in das fünfte Programmjahr des Stipendienprogramms von Wikimedia Deutschland für junge Nachwuchswissenschaftler*innen aller Disziplinen.

Der Beitrag Let’s celebrate: Das Fellow-Programm Freies Wissen startet ins fünfte Jahr erschien zuerst auf Wikimedia Deutschland Blog.


Some things we care about for NFDI4Culture – Or: We want better tools and workflows for annotating images and 3D models!

In the context of our NFDI4Culture work packages in the TIB Open Science Lab, we are working on the bundling and updating of current developments in describing digital cultural data

Der Beitrag Some things we care about for NFDI4Culture – Or: We want better tools and workflows for annotating images and 3D models! erschien zuerst auf TIB-Blog.


Einige Dinge, die uns für NFDI4Culture am Herzen liegen – Oder: Wir wollen bessere Werkzeuge und Workflows für das Annotieren von Bildern und 3D-Modellen!

Im Kontext unserer Arbeitspakete von NFDI4Culture im Open Science Lab der TIB beschäftigen wir uns unter anderem mit der Bündelung und Fortschreibung aktueller Entwicklungen rund um das Kommentieren und Beschreiben von digitalen Kulturdaten

Der Beitrag Einige Dinge, die uns für NFDI4Culture am Herzen liegen – Oder: Wir wollen bessere Werkzeuge und Workflows für das Annotieren von Bildern und 3D-Modellen! erschien zuerst auf TIB-Blog.


Opscidia: Fighting Fake News via Open Access

In recent years, fake news has become a growing problem in the international information landscape. More and more projects deal with how to expose and avoid them. One of them is the project of Charles Letaillieur and Sylvain Massip. With a tool for the general public, the two want to support checking simple messages for their truthfulness with the help of open access publications and of artificial intelligence.

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