The University of Helsinki’s Think Open blog turns two years old today. To celebrate the anniversary, the blog’s editorial board’s members have picked up reading tips for you. The top 10 list of the blog’s most read articles is also revealed.
Helsinki University Library organises a webinar, which will introduce UH researchers to the characteristic features of predatory publishers and journals and explain by which criteria one can tell the good journals from the predatory journals. In addition to this, library welcomes all University of Helsinki researchers, students and staff to virtual Open Science Café every Tuesday at 2–3 pm until the end of May.
”I wish that the funding bodies and publishers would not only demand for research data to be dumped in an open repository as it is, but it should be required that the data is stored in an open access repository in a standard data format(s), so that it can be found and reused”, says Kari Lahti, a director of Biodiversity Informatics Unit at the Luomus. Lahti is one of the speakers at the webinar event ”What it takes: Open your research data” that takes place on 25 March 2021.
There are several reasons and benefits to open data for both researchers as well as for society. However, when the demand for opening data has grown rapidly, researchers might feel left alone with the problems, that is, how, where and what to open. This article describes the obstacles and opportunities for opening data – including the beautiful example of the the Carte du Ciel project.
On March 17, the Open Science Coordination in Finland will organize a workshop for researchers on the role of researchers in national cooperation. The Open Science Workshop takes place at the House of Science and Letters (Tieteiden talo), and the registration is open until March 8. Researchers are also welcomed to the Open Science Spring Workshop Day on the same day.
University of Helsinki researcher and teacher Anu Lahtinen challenges all docents at the Faculty of Arts to organize their files and folders and remove unnecessary data during the Data Cleaning Week. UH Data Support’s Data Cleaning Week will be held from 16th to 20th December 2019.
Are you having problems with data that has accumulated on your hard drive? Does your folder structure or file naming system need updating? Data Cleaning Week 16–20 December aims to draw attention to good data management routines and its benefits. In this blog article, you can read about UH staff’s data cleaning challenges and consider what your own challenge might be. All UH researchers, staff members and students can participate in the Data Cleaning Week on Twitter by using the hashtag #5sdata.
University of Helsinki Data Support challenges all UH researchers, staff and students to participate in Data Cleaning Week during 16th to 20th of December. During the week researchers are urged to go through their data files and storages, and clean up directories and folders, name files wisely and destroy unnecessary data. 5S method provides ideas for data cleaning.
University of Helsinki researcher Aleksi Husso is challenging all doctoral students at the University of Helsinki to check the efficiency and security of their data management routines during the Data Cleaning Week. UH Data Support’s Data Cleaning Week will be held from 16th to 20th December 2019.
Data Cleaning Week, from 16th to 20th of December, challenges University of Helsinki researchers, as well as staff and students, to check their data management routines and organize data files. In this blog post we go through how to get started in organizing files with 5S method. Follow and join data cleaning week at Twitter using #5sdata hashtag.