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OPERAS Common Standards White Paper

Irakleitos Souyioultzoglou; Marina Angelaki; Eelco Ferwerda; Paola Galimberti; Arnaud Gingold; Pierre Mounier; Ronald Snijder


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  "description": "<p>The OPERAS Working Group for Common Standards aims at exploring the workflows, mediums and<br>\ntechnical standards that have recently emerged as a result of the changes brought about by the<br>\ntransition to Open Science. It places focus on the importance of common standards, and traces the<br>\nimprovements required to ensure content quality and interconnectivity for scholarly output in the SSH<br>\nand beyond.</p>\n\n<p>The White Paper on Common Standards comprises desk research and identifies key operational<br>\nand technical aspects to be addressed by digital research infrastructures and service providers. It<br>\nparticularly sketches the landscape of Open Science in Europe, focusing on the policy framework and<br>\nthe institutional initiatives at EU level; it also describes current and emerging research practices and<br>\nhighlights the needs of the stakeholders and communities engaged in scholarly communication.</p>\n\n<p>Reference is specifically made to technical and operational standards for publishing infrastructures,<br>\nand their importance in providing a digital scholarly communication framework that fosters content<br>\nreuse and collaboration among researchers, while enabling the implementation of innovative research<br>\nmethods. To this end, the white paper identifies needs yet to be met, introduces 4 complementary<br>\nareas (content quality and impact assessment, interoperability, availability and processability)<br>\nfor the introduction of common standards, and provides basic recommendations for their future<br>\nimplementation.</p>\n\n<p>The white paper also examines where OPERAS members stand and suggests a roadmap for the<br>\ncommunity-wide adoption of standards.. As effective implementation of common standards is highly<br>\ndepended upon stakeholders&rsquo; increased awareness and commitment towards more effective ways of<br>\nconducting, presenting and communicating research, the white paper underlines the instrumental role<br>\nof the OPERAS network in specifying new standards and updating existing ones.</p>", 
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      "name": "Irakleitos Souyioultzoglou"
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      "affiliation": "National Documentation Centre (EKT/NHRF)", 
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      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Marina Angelaki"
    }, 
    {
      "affiliation": "OAPEN", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Eelco Ferwerda"
    }, 
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      "affiliation": "University of Milan", 
      "@id": "https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1410-1307", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Paola Galimberti"
    }, 
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      "affiliation": "OpenEdition", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Arnaud Gingold"
    }, 
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      "affiliation": "OpenEdition", 
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      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Pierre Mounier"
    }, 
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      "affiliation": "OAPEN", 
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      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Ronald Snijder"
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  "url": "https://zenodo.org/record/1324066", 
  "datePublished": "2018-07-30", 
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    "Open Access", 
    "Open Science", 
    "standards", 
    "social sciences and humanities"
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  "identifier": "https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1324066", 
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