Open Science Guide for PhD Students

The French Committee for Open Science has published a guide on open science containing a set of tools and good practices. It provides guidance to PhD students at every step of their research career and covers topics such as the planning of an open approach and the disseminating of research content.

Passport for Open Science – A Practical Guide for PhD Students

The Software Heritage initiative is building an archive of software source code. It aims to preserve and share all software that is publicly available in source code form and provides unique identifiers. More than five billion files from more than 88 million projects are available up to now.

The Software Heritage was founded by the French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation Inria. The UNESCO supports the project and some private companies funds it.

OpenCon 2017 in Berlin

This year’s OpenCon will be held in Berlin on November 11-13, 2017. The Max Planck Society will host OpenCon 2017 at the Harnack House. Organized by the Right to Research Coalition and SPARC, OpenCon is the largest worldwide conference on open access, open science and open data for the next generation.

Application to attend OpenCon 2017 in Berlin, Germany will open on June 27.