The MedOANet project releases Guidelines for implementing open access policies for research performing and research funding organisations

The MedOANet project releases Guidelines for implementing open access policies for research performing and research funding organisations. The aim of the Guidelines is the coordination of policy-development in the six Mediterranean countries that participate in the project (France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Turkey). They provide concise and targeted guidance for a harmonised approach towards…

The MedOANet European Workshop

The MedOANet European Workshop took place at the University of Minho, Braga – Portugal, on the 6th February, 2013, included in a larger event, the UMinho Open Access Seminar, which brought together the MedOANet European Workshop and theOpenAIREInteroperability Workshop, offering also public sessions on Open Access policies, open science, data repositories, interoperability and research infrastructures.…

MedOANet partner workshop

In this eventful week for Open Access the MedOANet project had its first partner Workshop, hosted by FECYT, (the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) on the 16th of July 2012 in Madrid. MedAONet partner workshop The Hague, July 19th 2012   In this eventful week for Open Access the MedOANet project had its first…

MedOANet welcomes communication and recommendation on Open Access from European Commission.

The Mediterranean Open Access Network Project welcomes and supports the European Commission’s Communication “Towards better access to scientific information” and the Recommendation to Member States on “access to and preservation of scientific information”. Athens, July 18, 2012 The Mediterranean Open Access Network Project (MedOANet; www.medoanet.eu) welcomes and supports the European Commission’s Communication “Towards betteraccess to…

MedOAnet survey of Open Access Stakeholders in the Mediterranean

The MedOAnet project is seeking submissions from research institutions, funders and publishers. MedOANet is carrying out surveys among research performing institutions, research funders and academic and research publishers in order to map the current situation of Open Access in terms of policies and practices in Greece, Turkey, Italy, France, Spain and Portugal. The surveys are…

MedOANet – towards coordinated Open Access policies in Mediterranean Europe

National and regional coordination of Open Access strategies, policies and structures in six Mediterranean countries – Greece, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal and Turkey – is the main goal of MedOANet (Mediterranean Open Access Network), a two-year project funded under the Science in Society Programme of the EC 7th Framework Programme. It will do so by…