WHAT IS OPEN SCIENCE?
Provides definitions of the main terms used in Open Science, including Research Data, and Gold, Green, Gratis and Libre Open Access.
Open Research Data
· Research data can be defined simply as whatever is either produced in the research process or evidences research outputs such as articles;
· The European Commission’s definition is: “information, in particular facts or numbers, collected to be examined and considered and as a basis for reasoning, discussion, or
calculation” (Guidelines on Open Access to Scientific Publications and Research Data Horizon 2020 -
· Examples include: statistics, results of experiments, measurements, observations resulting from fieldwork, survey results, interview recordings, images;
· Open data are deposited in institutional or specialist repositories and licensed appropriately so that prospective users know clearly any limitations on re-use.
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