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Open Access to Scientific Results and Data. European Union's Efforts through Openaire and Openaireplus FP7 Projects: Cypriot Participation

F.Ch. Tsimpoglou; Vasiliki (Sylvia) V. Koukounidou; L.A. Prokopiou;
Open Access
Published: 29 Oct 2012
Publisher: Multi Science Publishing
Country: Cyprus
The paper presents the introduction of Open Access movement in the Academic environment, pros and cons of the adoption of OA by Universities and how the European Union is enforcing the use of Open Access. The ways of implementing OA, the policies of publishers and journals regarding the deposits of publications and the RoMEO and Juliet projects are also referred in an effort to give an overview of the conditions in exploiting Open Access, either as authors, publishers or end users. The adoption of the Berlin declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities by the Senate of the University of Cyprus is commented in the paper. Furthermore an analysis of the projects OpenAIRE and OpenAIREplus in which the University of Cyprus Library is involved is provided. University of Cyprus Library, 75 Kallipoleos Str. P. O. Box 20537 1678 Nicosia, Cyprus.
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Microsoft Academic Graph classification: End user Geography Public administration Cultural heritage European union media_common.cataloged_instance media_common Declaration


Open access, OpenAIRE, OpenAIREplus, Scientific results, Data, EU, Seventh (7th) Framework Programme, European projects, Repositories, Cultural Heritage, Europeana, Public Sector Information (PSI) directive, Orphan works directive, European Commision, Πηγές πληροφορησης, υποστήριξη, δίαυλοι, Αποθετήρια, Information sources, supports, channels, Repositories

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2nd-Generation Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 283595
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP4 | INFRA
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Social Science and Humanities
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