SPARC Europe is leading an effort to halt the adoption of potentially harmful provisions found in the current draft of the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, and certain amendments, which … Read More
Properly guiding and navigating initial conversations with policy-makers and influencers can be crucial when making the case for an Open Education Resource policy. To help aid in preparing for such discussions, … Read More
In connection with the annual LIBER conference, SPARC Europe and LIBER recently joined forces to run a workshop titled Bridging the Gap between Policy and Practice: How do we make Open … Read More
Data management policies are on the rise in Europe. But the general consensus among those immersed in the Open Data (OD) movement is that ensuring their ultimate success requires cultural change from … Read More
Providing an analysis of Open Data and Open Science policies across Europe, today we are releasing a new report. Produced in collaboration with the Digital Curation Center (DCC), it follows on … Read More
Institutions that house and support research programs are uniquely positioned to advance the open sharing of data. Research managers at these institutions play a pivotal role since they steer institutional policy, … Read More
Recently, a significant step toward ensuring the sustainability of non-commercial open science services was taken with the launch of a new coalition. Read More
SPARC Europe just published a briefing paper on how open data is proving to have a positive effect on research impact in certain disciplines so far. Download the .