The University of Helsinki’s own open access publisher Helsinki University Press (HUP) has refined its publishing and service processes and is preparing to publish its first books this year. HUP will also publish scientific journals in the future.
”As a fundamental concept for helping in open science, the FAIR principle should be brought to the attention of everybody at the university”, writes professor Jaana Bäck in this blog post. For Bäck, following the principles of open science is a natural way of doing research because it improves the impact of her scientific work. ”Open access to the data allows efficient collaboration, co-authorship with researchers from other countries and continents, and overall, larger visibility and impact of the work we do.”
What is the opening of data in practice? What does it require? The OpenFIRE project at the Institute of Seismology highlights the work and expertise needed to open research data, and it also reveals the problems that come along the way. This is the abstract of the original post (in Finnish).
Recently published data citation roadmap for Finland demonstrates how the data citation is closely related to a number of research data issues, such as research data management, scientific publishing, and the responsible conduct of research. This is the abstract of the original post (in Finnish).