Tag Archives: Repositories

Green Open Access or Self-Archiving Rights (Part 4)

Since not all academic authors exercise their right to secondary publication, some universities and other institutions now want to commit their employees to self-archiving. However, the idea of a "duty of secondary publication" is met with criticism from some scholars. Secondary publication as a right or a duty? The secondary publication right, i.e. the right…
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Green Open Access or Self-Archiving Rights (Part 2)

According to German copyright law, a one-year embargo period hast to be observed for scholarly articles before secondary publication. After that, self-archiving of the manuscript is permissible in most cases. German secondary publication law does not include books, chapters in books, or articles in once-only works, such as individual conference proceedings or commemorative publications (Festschrift).…
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Workshop: data management in African Studies

This workshop is organized into three parts: 1. Infrastructure and Best Practice Examples, 2. Legal Perspectives, and 3. Perspectives from African Studies. The workshop is aimed at researchers and offers the opportunity to enter into a dialogue with legal experts and data archiving experts and will specifically address subject-specific questions.
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What is research data management

Research data management (RDM) includes all measures taken to ensure that data is and remains usable. For this to be successful and sustainable, data management must be established as an integral part of the research processes and form a part of scholars’ routines so they can actively and consciously shape the lifecycle of their research data. In this toolbox, you will find a series of posts about the management of research data.
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The Open Access DOI

Given the DOI of a paper, how can you find the open access version, given there are so many different repositories?
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