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Open Science, Open Access & Research Data Management

 Open Science, Open Access & Research Data Management
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Open Science as a component of good scientific practice promotes transparency in everyday research and in this way provides an important building block for high-quality research. In addition, an optimal dissemination and visibility of the research results achieved by the members of the University of Basel can be achieved and thus the use of these for society can be improved.

FAQ - Open Science & Research Data Management

  • Who can help me create a Data Management Plan?

    The Research Data Management Network publishes instructions and templates for the creation of Data Management Plans on their website, including information on local (subject specific) contacts who can help you with your questions.

  • Where can I find help for organizing and storing my research data?

    Please contact the Research Data Management Network.

  • How can I make my scientific publication freely accessible (Open Access)?

    The University of Basel obliges its researchers to make their scientific publications openly accessible. There are two ways to do so:

    • Publish your article in a Gold Open Access Journal (publications  are made available immediately, without restriction and free of charge)
    • Publish under Green Open Access by depositing your article on the repository edoc.

    Further information on Open Access is available at the University Library.

  • What financial support does the University of Basel provide for publishing Open Access?

    For publications that are not covered by third-party funding members of the University of Basel can apply for support from the Open Access Publication Fund.

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