SCIENCE POLICY AT ZBW
The European Open Science Cloud explained: a virtual environment for Europe's 1.7 million researchers
The digitization of science influences the whole research cycle. Current research procedures and publishing processes change fundamentally, not least by the participatory web. Through open access to publications and research data the transparency increases further. According to current state of knowledge this will have positive effects. Likewise, the procedures for quality assurance and assessment become transparent. Moreover, monetary aspects are very important: Unnecessary duplication of data collection can be avoided and costs can be saved correspondingly.
The role of ZBW
The ZBW examines the digitization of science. Therefore, it pursues own research on Science 2.0 and initiated the Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0 – a research based network which enables scientific libraries and research facilities to jointly shape the change of publishing processes and research processes.
As a Leibniz institution and foundation under public law it is a matter of concern for ZBW to incorporate its own experiences and research results into the recommendations for policy and society. Consequently, ZBW is involved in various committees and working groups. Be it with open access strategies on federal state level, with the identification of indicators for the digitization of science on federal level or with the establishment of research infrastructures on European level, ZBW strives to provide expert/scientific contributions to support political decision makers and to hold expert discourses.
With these measures ZBW established itself as a competent contact for political decision makers on international, national and regional levels.
From the ZBW MediaTalk Blog
Research data infrastructure development: The pros and cons of user involvement
GO-FAIR – A Member States-Up strategy for the EOSC implementation
The G7 Open Science Working Group Action Points – Speeding up Open Science?
Open Science – Kernthema der BMBF-Konferenz zum Europäischen Forschungsraum
Open Access-Strategie des BMBF – ein wichtiger Lückenschluss
Keeping up the Momentum: Open Science on European Level
Launching the European Open Science Cloud: A Virtual Environment for Europe’s 1.7 Million Researchers
From Vision to Action? The Amsterdam Call for Action on Open Science
Bürger in der Forschung: Die Citizen Science Strategie 2020 für Deutschland
Open Access In The Dutch EU Presidency: A Historic Turning Point?
Synchronising Open Science and Open Innovation
Science 2.0 and Open Science: Similar but still different
Open Science: Ein Kernthema für die Europäische Kommission
Science 2.0 und Bibliotheken: Zwei Seiten einer Medaille wachsen zusammen
Citizen Science und Datenmanagement – ein Workshop-Bericht
Die Zukunft wissenschaftlicher Kommunikationsweisen
Science Policy: ZBW Memberships
Member of the High-Level Expert Group "European Open Science Cloud" of the European Commission, DG Research and Innovation
Member of the ITA-Advisory Board of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, subject area: "Participation in Research and Innovation"
Member of the German Council for Scientific Information Infrastructures
Member of the G7 Open Science Working Group
Member of the Strategic Advisory Board of the initiative "Top Citizen Science" of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW)