Vocabularies and the ‘I’ in ‘FAIR Data principles’

28 November 2016 | Category: Data management

There is a new experimental service, vest.agrisemantics.org that brings together different vocabularies that can be used as models for data in many subject fields that Wageningen is working on. In this blog we will explain why this is in our view good news for Wageningen and why it will help…

Open access is more than free access

16 November 2016 | Category: Open Access

When people think about open access (OA), they immediately relate it with free access. And yes, free access is an important asset of open access publications. However, there is more to open access, which is especially worthwhile when you consider to publish open access yourself. According to the Open Definition…

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Open access (OA) is free access to scientific information such as journal articles. The main argument for OA publishing is that the outcome of scientific studies should be available to the public, industries, third world countries etc. However, there is a more direct interest for the authors themselves. This blog…

Can Wageningen be FAIR?

9 May 2016 | Category: Data management

Last March an article was published about the ‘FAIR principles’ for data management and stewardship[i]. Nowadays one can hear people say that Wageningen UR ’s data should be ‘FAIR’. We had a cup of coffee with the co-author of the article from Wageningen, Richard Finkers, to discuss what it would…