publication . Conference object . Article . 2018

OPERAS bringing the long tail of Social Sciences and Humanities into Open Science

Elena Giglia;
Open Access English
  • Published: 20 Nov 2018
  • Publisher: Zenodo
  • Country: Italy
Abstract
The paper will present OPERAS, a comprehensive infrastructure aimed at providing a pan-European infrastructure to rethink and reshape publishing, discovery and dissemination addressing the specificity and the critical issues of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH). The paper will try to set the scene examining the status of scholarly communication, the developments of Open Access and Open Science, and the specific demands for SSH. A second part will outline how OPERAS meets these needs, taking care of all the steps of the scholarly communication cycle. OPERAS unique approach is to unite researchers, libraries and publishers in a common effort, in order to take b...
Subjects
free text keywords: Open Science, Social Sciences and Humanities, Open Science, Open Access, Publishing, Social Sciences and Humanities., Open Science, OPERAS, Social sciences and Humanities, Open Science; Open Access; Publishing; Social Sciences and Humanities., Humanities; Social Sciences, Open Science; Open Access; Publishing; Social Sciences and Humanities, lcsh:Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, lcsh:Z, Publishing, business.industry, business, Scholarly communication, Merge (version control), Societal impact of nanotechnology, Sociology, Open science, Social science, Long tail, Community building, Humanities
Related Organizations
Funded by
EC| HIRMEOS
Project
HIRMEOS
High Integration of Research Monographs in the European Open Science infrastructure
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 731102
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
,
EC| OPERAS-D
Project
OPERAS-D
Design for Open access Publications in European Research Areas for Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 731031
  • Funding stream: H2020 | CSA
Communities
Digital Humanities and Cultural HeritageDH-CH Projects: HIRMEOS
Social Science and HumanitiesDomain-specific projects: OPERAS-D
DARIAH EU
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Preliminary findings from the INTERCO-SSH Project”, 2017. Project Report, http://intercossh.eu/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/European-Social-Science-in-a-Global-Contextv2.pdf.

Hey, Tony and Stewart Tansley and Kristin Tolle eds. The fourth paradigm: data-intensive scientific discovery. Redmont: Microsoft Research, 2009, https://www.microsoft.com/enus/research/publication/fourth-paradigm-data-intensive-scientific-discovery/.

Humphreys, Alex et al. 2018. “Reimagining the digital monograph. Design thinking to build new tools for researchers.” Journal of electronic publishing 21(1). Accessed September 13, 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.3998/3336451.0021.102.

Kramer, Bianca and Jeroen Bosman. “101 innovations in scholarly communication”, 2017, https://101innovations.wordpress.com/.

Kramer, Bianca and Jeroen Bosman. “Rainbow https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1147024.

Nielsen, Kristian H. 2013. “Scientific Communication and the Nature of Science.” Science & Education, 22:2067−2086. Doi: 10.1007/s11191-012-9475-3.

OPERAS Design study, 2017, https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1009543.

Landscape study on Open Access publishing. Annex 1 to the OPERAS Design study, 2017, https://operas.hypotheses.org/design-study/ds-annex-1-landscape-study.

Pinchon, Thomas. 1965. The crying of lot 49. Philadelphia: Lippincott.

Piwowar Heather et al. 2018. “The state of OA: a large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles.” PeerJ 6: e4375, https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4375.

Priem, Jason. “When will everything will be open access?”, blog post, Impact Story blog, February 22, 2018, http://blog.impactstory.org/oa-by-when/.

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Abstract
The paper will present OPERAS, a comprehensive infrastructure aimed at providing a pan-European infrastructure to rethink and reshape publishing, discovery and dissemination addressing the specificity and the critical issues of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH). The paper will try to set the scene examining the status of scholarly communication, the developments of Open Access and Open Science, and the specific demands for SSH. A second part will outline how OPERAS meets these needs, taking care of all the steps of the scholarly communication cycle. OPERAS unique approach is to unite researchers, libraries and publishers in a common effort, in order to take b...
Subjects
free text keywords: Open Science, Social Sciences and Humanities, Open Science, Open Access, Publishing, Social Sciences and Humanities., Open Science, OPERAS, Social sciences and Humanities, Open Science; Open Access; Publishing; Social Sciences and Humanities., Humanities; Social Sciences, Open Science; Open Access; Publishing; Social Sciences and Humanities, lcsh:Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, lcsh:Z, Publishing, business.industry, business, Scholarly communication, Merge (version control), Societal impact of nanotechnology, Sociology, Open science, Social science, Long tail, Community building, Humanities
Related Organizations
Funded by
EC| HIRMEOS
Project
HIRMEOS
High Integration of Research Monographs in the European Open Science infrastructure
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 731102
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
,
EC| OPERAS-D
Project
OPERAS-D
Design for Open access Publications in European Research Areas for Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 731031
  • Funding stream: H2020 | CSA
Communities
Digital Humanities and Cultural HeritageDH-CH Projects: HIRMEOS
Social Science and HumanitiesDomain-specific projects: OPERAS-D
DARIAH EU
20 references, page 1 of 2

Bourne Philip E., et al. 2017. “Ten simple rules to consider regarding preprint submission.” PLoS Computational Biology 13, no. 5: e1005473. Accessed September 13, 2018. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005473.

“Budapest Open Access Initiative.” 2002, http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/read.

Ferwerda, Eelco, Frances Pinter, and Niels Stern. 2017. A landscape study on open access and monographs: Policies, funding and publishing in eight European countries. Knowledge Exchange. Doi: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.815931. [OpenAIRE]

Guédon, Jean Claude. “Open Access: towards the Internet of the mind.” Report, BOAI15, 2017, http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/open-access-toward-the-internet-of-the-mind.

Preliminary findings from the INTERCO-SSH Project”, 2017. Project Report, http://intercossh.eu/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/European-Social-Science-in-a-Global-Contextv2.pdf.

Hey, Tony and Stewart Tansley and Kristin Tolle eds. The fourth paradigm: data-intensive scientific discovery. Redmont: Microsoft Research, 2009, https://www.microsoft.com/enus/research/publication/fourth-paradigm-data-intensive-scientific-discovery/.

Humphreys, Alex et al. 2018. “Reimagining the digital monograph. Design thinking to build new tools for researchers.” Journal of electronic publishing 21(1). Accessed September 13, 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.3998/3336451.0021.102.

Kramer, Bianca and Jeroen Bosman. “101 innovations in scholarly communication”, 2017, https://101innovations.wordpress.com/.

Kramer, Bianca and Jeroen Bosman. “Rainbow https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1147024.

Nielsen, Kristian H. 2013. “Scientific Communication and the Nature of Science.” Science & Education, 22:2067−2086. Doi: 10.1007/s11191-012-9475-3.

OPERAS Design study, 2017, https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1009543.

Landscape study on Open Access publishing. Annex 1 to the OPERAS Design study, 2017, https://operas.hypotheses.org/design-study/ds-annex-1-landscape-study.

Pinchon, Thomas. 1965. The crying of lot 49. Philadelphia: Lippincott.

Piwowar Heather et al. 2018. “The state of OA: a large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles.” PeerJ 6: e4375, https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4375.

Priem, Jason. “When will everything will be open access?”, blog post, Impact Story blog, February 22, 2018, http://blog.impactstory.org/oa-by-when/.

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