Welcome to the OKFI Super Day on December 15, consisting of Autumn General Meeting Workshops OK Xmas Party Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/753638621649092/ Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Open-Data-Finland/events/256750653/ Schedule The tentative timetable is as follows: 13-16.30 Workshops 16.30-17 Break + quick board meeting 17-19 Autumn general meeting 19 -> OK Xmas Party Workshops Current workshop plans include at least Mapping the […]
Be an open hero, run for the Open Knowledge board!
Do you want to use your skills for open and just digital society? Apply now to Open Knowledge Finland (OKFI) board and core team 2019! We are looking for candidates with varying backgrounds – techies, youth, activists, researchers, policy & communication people – open society enthusiasts come in many forms! The most important skill is […]
Scaling up paywalled academic article sharing by legal means
“If you read a paper, 100% goes to the publisher. If you just email us to ask for our papers, we are allowed to send them to you for free, and will be genuinely delighted to do so.” This recent tweet by Holly Witteman inspired Iris.ai to launch the R4R initiative (Research for Researchers) that […]
Open Data Day 2018 is here – Welcome to 3 days of #opendata learn, think and do!
Learn, think and do #opendata 360 degrees! How are the tech giant Tencent and City of Helsinki using open data to create a Helsinki city guide to the Chinese WeChat platform. How is Whim revolutionizing transportation with their Mobility as a service thinking, using open data, open APIs. Why did the National gallery […]
Openness of academic publishers evaluated for the first time
Open access to research publications and the transparency of research are cornerstones of the scientific progress. Supporting openness and open science is an essential goal in Finnish and international science policies. However, there is a lot room for improvement in the practices and policies of key international academic publishers, finds the “Opening Academic Publishing” report, […]
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