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Archive for ’1.5 Open access and preservation’

Back-office functions for knowledge economy

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Birte Christensen-Dalsgaard
Discussant session 1.5
 

 

Jean-Claude Guédon raises several important issues in his report.
The whole discussion of excellence versus quality is extremely relevant, but also one where it is extremely difficult to point to concrete actions. One in which one works with renewed peer review as part of the parallel publishing is an …

Optimising Research Sharing in the European Research Area: Cyberinfrastructure, Quality and Open Access from the Technological Perspective

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Donatella Castelli
Discussant session 1.5
 
The aim of this paper is to address the issues raised  by Jean-Claude Guédon’s position paper about Research Sharing in the ERA[1]  from the technological perspective (which is the one I am more familiar with).
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E-research: Challenges and unused potential – five theses

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Sijbolt Noorda
Discussant session 1.5

 
1.       There is hardly any area where the digital age has brought more progress than in scientific research. New fields, new models, new ways of data collecting and analysis are the direct result.
2.       …

Open access and preservation: how can knowledge sharing be improved in ERA by Barbara Aronson

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Barbara Aronson

 Discussant session 1.5

 

Dr. Guedon has presented some thoughtful and far-reaching proposals for enhancing knowledge/research sharing in the ERA. Of particular importance is his insistence on the need for the ERA infrastructure to include mechanisms for evaluating research quality. He very rightly points to the centrality of the issue of quality evaluation to both researchers and institutions, and hence to the ERA as a whole.

It might be interesting, as a complement to Dr Guedon’s analysis, to examine the current state of knowledge sharing from the point of view of the individual researcher or research team. Researchers …

Optimizing Research Sharing in the European Research Area: Cyberinfrastructure, Quality and Open Access

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Jean-Claude Guédon
Main speaker session 1.5
 
I. Introduction
The issue of Open Access to the scientific and scholarly literature is obviously not self-contained. In the present context, it must be related to the deeper question of building a “research area”. It happens that the European case is particularly interesting because it also intersects the problem of building …

Open access and preservation: how can knowledge sharing be improved in ERA?

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Alma Swan
Chair session 1.5

Some background
This strand of the European Research Area Conference ‘…