Joint Open Access Statement of 26 Universities of Applied Sciences in Finland

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Joint Open Access Statement of 26 Universities of Applied Sciences in Finland

  1. 1. OPEN ACCESS IN FINLAND STATEMENT OF FINNISH UNIVERSITIES OF APPLIED SCIENCES 25.10.2010 Beijing, Berlin Open 8 conference Anna-Kaisa Sjölund, MA, PhDst Turku University Digital Culture, ankasj@utu.fi.
  2. 2. OPEN ACCESS MOVEMENT IN FINLAND Started in early 2000s among the research and library communities. In 2003 established working group FinnOA. Professor Bo-Christer Björk and assisstant professor Turid Hedlund from Hanken school of Economics both have worked as initiators and introducers of Open Access in Finland. 25.10.2010 Beijing, Berlin Open 8 conference Anna-Kaisa Sjölund, MA, PhDst Turku University Digital Culture, ankasj@utu.fi.
  3. 3. HIGHER EDUCATION IN FINLAND Consists of two complementary sectors: universities and universities of applied sciences. The mission of universities is to conduct scientific research and provide instruction and postgraduate education based on it. Universities of applied sciences, UAS, train professionals in response to labor market needs and conduct R&D, which supports instruction and promotes regional development. Both, universities and UAS, are partly funded by ministry of education.The Ministry of Education promotes Open Access and encourages higher education institutions to cooperate in promoting Open Access. 25.10.2010 Beijing, Berlin Open 8 conference Anna-Kaisa Sjölund, MA, PhDst Turku University Digital Culture, ankasj@utu.fi.
  4. 4. UAS’s OPEN ACCESS PROJECT In 2008 Universities of Applied Sciences created a digital open access repository for theses and research publications at http://www.theseus.fi The purpose was to solve the problems of access, storage and preservation in a user friendly way. The repository makes use of the DSpace platform provided by the National Library of Finland. Theseus is more digital library, than institutional repository. Theseus contains text, images, videos etc. During this project arises idea about the common Open Access Statement. 25.10.2010 Beijing, Berlin Open 8 conference Anna-Kaisa Sjölund, MA, PhDst Turku University Digital Culture, ankasj@utu.fi.
  5. 5. OPEN ACCESS STATEMENT FOR 26 UNIVERSITIES OF APLLIED SCIENCES Well accepted among the rectors of universities and research directors. Statement concerns the teachers and researchers who work at the universities. The Universities of Applied Sciences will require all teachers and researchers save a copy of their research essays that are published in scientific publications or university publication series in the open electronic library. Statement is translated in swedish and english. 25.10.2010 Beijing, Berlin Open 8 conference Anna-Kaisa Sjölund, MA, PhDst Turku University Digital Culture, ankasj@utu.fi.
  6. 6. WHAT YOU MUST NOTICE IN CREATING OA STATEMENT OR MANDATE Commitment. Problems should discuss openly. Education, education… 25.10.2010 Beijing, Berlin Open 8 conference Anna-Kaisa Sjölund, MA, PhDst Turku University Digital Culture, ankasj@utu.fi.
  7. 7. FUTURE The future is in virtual worlds universities and in repositories and library databases in open access, semantics and functional cataloging. But that’s another story. Thank you! 25.10.2010 Beijing, Berlin Open 8 conference Anna-Kaisa Sjölund, MA, PhDst Turku University Digital Culture, ankasj@utu.fi.

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