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Zanele Mathe on Open access and Open data at CPUT

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Zanele Mathe on Open access and Open data at CPUT

  1. 1. Open Access, data and CPUT’s Digital Knowledge 1 Zanele Mathe Technology Day 06_11_2013
  2. 2. 2 11/12/2013 Contents - Open Access - Publisher copyright policies - Open data - Where we are as CPUT. Technology Day 06_11_2013
  3. 3. 3 11/12/2013 What Open Access (OA) is… -Free, -in online copies of peer-reviewed literature; most cases there are no licensing restrictions on their use by readers and -they can therefore be used freely for research, teaching and other purposes. (Jisc: 2005) Open access to scientific publications and data that underpins it. Technology Day 06_11_2013
  4. 4. 4 11/12/2013 What OA is not….. - self-publishing, nor a way to bypass peerreview and publication, nor a kind of second-class, cut-price publishing route. (Jisc: 2005) Technology Day 06_11_2013
  5. 5. 5 11/12/2013 Benefits of Open Access..  Increase visibility of scholarly publication,  Early sharing and debating of results with colleagues  Encourages collaborative research  Attract foreign and donor investment in South African research.  Increased impact, Technology Day 06_11_2013
  6. 6. 6 11/12/2013 How OA is delivered?  Gold open access  Green open access Technology Day 06_11_2013
  7. 7. 7 11/12/2013 Gold Open access - Publish on open access journals - can be provided by traditional publishers or open access publishers (SCieLo)SA - CPUT 2012 research output in accredited journals = 211 Technology Day 06_11_2013
  8. 8. 8 11/12/2013 Green open access - Self-archiving - Ensure long-term preservation - author can check the Publisher Copyright Policies and Self-Archiving list Technology Day 06_11_2013
  9. 9. 9 11/12/2013 Technology Day 06_11_2013
  10. 10. 10 11/12/2013 Some South Africa’s OA initiatives….. - National platform for open access through free-online journals, e.g. The Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO SA ) - DST Workshop on National Access to research data : SA Perspective (2007) - Intellectual Property Rights Acts for Publicly Funded Research (2008) - Engagement in CODATA and hosting of 22nd CODATA Conference in Stellenbosch (2010) Technology Day 06_11_2013
  11. 11. 11 11/12/2013 Closing the open data gap. Intent: Make data that underpins a Publication concurrently available on a database/ institutional repository Benita Epstein Cartoons Technology Day 06_11_2013
  12. 12. 12 Why open access to data? - Allow scrutiny - Replication of experiments - Identification of errors - For theories to be accepted or refined - Re-use data for further discoveries - Long term preservation Technology Day 06_11_2013 11/12/2013
  13. 13. 13 11/12/2013 Four Fundamental requirements for open data Data must be : - Accessible - Intelligible - Assessable - Usable Technology Day 06_11_2013
  14. 14. 14 11/12/2013 How can these requirements be achieved. - Research data management (RDM) as a strategic component - Aligning RDM to institutional goals e.g. RTI blueprint; DRUSSA initiative; etc - development of policy, processes and robust infrastructure that will foster management of research data through its lifecycle - Ensure compliance to legal frameworks influencing the practice of managing research data Technology Day 06_11_2013
  15. 15. 15 11/12/2013 Where are we at CPUT? Technology Day 06_11_2013
  16. 16. 16 11/12/2013 CPUT’s Policy development…. Open access policy & Research data management policy. Chair: Prof. Shaun Pather Participants: Library, Assistant Deans (Research) from all faculties, CPGS, Centre for e-learning, Institutional Ethics Review Board, Fundani, CTS, Records & Archives, Technology Day 06_11_2013
  17. 17. 17 11/12/2013 Infrastructure for RDM - Participating on the eResearch – Infrastructure and Communication (eRIC) initiative - Led by Technische Universität Munchem - meant to develop a service infrastructure aimed at comprehensively supporting the whole life cycle of research at a university Technology Day 06_11_2013
  18. 18. 18 11/12/2013 Infrastructure for RDM…. eRic partners: - TUM – University Library - University of the Armed Forces Munich – Chair for Material Management and Distribution - TUM – Chair for Architecture Informatics - University of the Armed Forces Munich Library - Cape Peninsula University of Technology Libraries - German National Library of Science and Technology - Thammasat University Libraries Technology Day 06_11_2013
  19. 19. 19 11/12/2013 Processes…. - Survey to be conducted - Focus: data management practices across faculties - Findings will inform the development of to Systems requirements specification Technology Day 06_11_2013
  20. 20. 20 11/12/2013 Processes… - Library working with Research Directorate and Info.Ed (RIMS) project Manager Intent: - Ensure interoperability between RIMS & Digital Knowledge - Streamline submission process – cut duplication - Preservation of full-text content while its ensuring free access Technology Day 06_11_2013
  21. 21. 21 11/12/2013 Open Access Declaration… - University's Signing of the Berlin Declaration to Open Access in the Sciences and Humanities - Planned for 2014 during Open Access week Intent: commit the University in supporting the open access principles and striving towards achieving openness in publicly funded research. Technology Day 06_11_2013
  22. 22. 22 Thank You! Technology Day 06_11_2013 11/12/2013
  23. 23. 23 11/12/2013 References. Academy of Science of South Africa. 2006. Report on a strategic approach to research publishing in South Africa. Pretoria: ASSAF. Gruss, Peter 2003. Berlin declaration on open access to knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities. Berlin: WordPress MU. [Online] http://oa.mpg.de/lang/en-uk/berlin-prozess/berliner-erklarung/ 11/10/2013. Harnad, S. 2005. Open Access: to what? 8th International Symposium on electronic Theses & Dissertations, 2830 September 2005, Sydney, viewed 22 December 2005, http://adt.caul.edu.au/etd2005/etd2005.html InterAcademy Council. 2012. Responsible conduct in the Global Research Enterprise: a policy report. Amsterdam: IAP. JISC. 2005. Open access, view 22 December 2005. http://www.jisc.ac.ul/index.cfm?name=pub_openaccess> Lucier, R.E 1990. Knowledge management: refining roles in scientific communication, EDUCOM Review, Fall 1990. Swan, A. 2012. Policy guidelines for development and promotion of open access. Paris: UNESCO. Technology Day 06_11_2013

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