Munich, 2 June 2020

Focus on Open Science and SKS receive mentions in the final OSPP Report

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Scientific Knowledge Services and Focus on Open Science received mentions in the final OSPP Report
The Open Science Policy Platform of EC (OSPP) reads on page 52: "Since 2016, 26 ‘Focus on Open Science’ workshops have been organised by Scientific Knowledge Services, University College London (UCL), LIBER and local organisers across Europe."
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Leiden /Munich, 24 March 2020

New strategic alliance between CWTS BV and SKS

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New strategic alliance between CWTS BV and SKS
The Centre for Science and Technology Studies at Leiden University (CWTS BV) and Scientific Knowledge Services (SKS) have entered into a collaboration in which we offer consultancy services for organisations that are interested in improving the way they practice their current research assessment exercises.

CWTS and SKS are both committed to the principles of Open Science and recognize the importance of new research assessment frameworks for improving the understanding of research achievements.

It is a common opinion among research organisations, funders and other research stakeholders that the current research metrics that are mainly based on quantitative metrics that measure the research output is no longer suitable to assess an increasingly complex system like the modern research.

The newly mission-driven European research framework programme (Horizon Europe) is just confirming that (doi:10.2777/014023) through its 12th recommendation.
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Vienna/Munich, 4 October 2019

Open Knowledge Maps and Scientific Knowledge Services partner to foster discovery for an open science

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Vienna/Munich, 4 October 2019: Open Knowledge Maps and Scientific Knowledge Services (SKS), the European service provider for research and research support organizations, announce a new partnership with the intent of raising awareness for discovery infrastructures for open science and to highlight the importance of investing in their future. SKS becomes official membership recruitment partner of Open Knowledge Maps and will support Open Knowledge Maps in implementing its collaborative funding model.
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Munich, 30th of January 2019 - updated March 4th, 2019

2019 Focus on Open Science series

We are happy to announce that we come close to finalise our 2019 series of Focus on Open Science.

UPDATE (March, 4th 2019) We will take this year a journey to Krosør (Denmark - 28.02), Turin (07.05), Rome (09.05), Lovran (Croatia - 15.05), London (23.05), Madrid (28.05), Gdansk (8.10), Graz (7.11), Budapest (17.09) and Kaunas (Lithuania - 29.10).

For more information, please visit our new website www.focusopenscience.org


Belgrade, 12th of November 2018

Our Belgrade chapter of Focus on Open Science was a great success in Serbia 


New York, 2nd of May 2018

Scientific Knowledge Services and Enago Partner to Help Researchers Achieve Publishing Excellence 

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Scientific Knowledge Services (SKS), the European service provider for research and research support organizations has partnered with Enago, global leader in manuscript preparation and author services. This collaboration will provide users associated with SKS’ services, end-to-end support throughout their publishing life cycle, helping them confidently submit research to international peer-reviewed journals.
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London, 26 March 2018

UCL Press appoints Scientific Knowledge Services to promote its publishing services and consultancy in Europe

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UCL Press announces a new agreement with Scientific Knowledge Services (SKS) who will promote UCL Press’s publishing services, publishing consultancy and open access book publishing in Europe.
By offering publishing consultancy and publishing services to other institutions, UCL Press aims to help others set up their own open access university press. It has already provided consultancy to UTS (University Technology Sydney), Helsinki University Press and TU Delft.
SKS will help UCL Press to develop these services by promoting them more widely to universities across Europe.
20180326 UCL Press SKS Announcement.pdf
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Munich, March 5th, 2018

Locations for Focus On Open Science Workshops, 2018

 

This year we will organise a series of 7 workshops "Focus On Open Science".

The locations will be: Rome (May 17th), Barcelona (June 20th)Ljubljana (Sep.11th), Gdansk (Sep.25th)Belgrade (Nov. 12th), Budapest (Nov.15th), Vienna (Nov.16th) and Dublin (Nov 29th).


Munich, January 25th, 2018

Focus On Open Science Workshops, 2018

The emergence of a Steering Committee

Our team is happy to announce a Steering Committee that will help us select the annual topics, the invited speakers and advise on best practices for delivering successful events.

 

The members of Open Science Workshops Steering Committee are:

- Dr. Paul Ayris, Pro-Vice- Provost (UCL Library Services), Chief Executive, UCL Press, co-Chair of the LERU INFO Community (League of European Research Universities), Adviser to the LIBER Board.

- Frank Manista, European Open Science Manager, Jisc, UK.

- Jeannette Frey, Director of BCU Lausanne and Vice-President of LIBER (Association of European Research Libraries).

- Colleen Campbell, Open Access 2020 Initiative, Max Planck Digital Library.

- Dr. Ignasi Labastida i Juan, Head of the Research and Innovation Unit of the CRAI at the University of Barcelona

- Dr. Tiberius Ignat, Director of Scientific Knowledge Services

Additionally, our local partners will be able to delegate a member to join our Steering Committee with reference to the respective event that will take place in their country.


Munich, December 20th, 2017

A New Flyer Explaining Why DOAJ Is Good For Libraries and Research Organisations

 

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A New Flyer Explaining Why DOAJ Is Good For Libraries and Research Organisations
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Munich, December 19th, 2017

Cambridge Core Share, A New sharing Service Now Available For 150 CUP Journals

 

Cambridge Core Share is a tool that enables authors and readers to easily generate a link to an online, read-only journal article. This link can be freely shared on social media sites and scholarly collaboration networks to enhance both the impact and discoverability of research.

Cambridge Core Share is a new solution for journal content to be shared quickly, easily and responsibly. 


Munich, October 20th, 2017

DOAJ and SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE SERVICES partner to achieve broader support for Open Access to scientific literature

 

The new agreement underpins the Directory of Open Access Journals in its work to reach new members and generate more support and shows the strong commitment of  Scientific Knowledge Services  to the Open Science movement.

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