Open Scholarship is the practice of applying principles of openness throughout research and academia.
Practising Open Scholarship means sharing research outputs (such as research protocols, methodology, data, and publications) as quickly as possible in the research process in a way that permits access and reuse by others.
The principles of Open Science are based on 8 pillars, as defined by the European Commission illustrate the broad scope of Open Science, as recommended by the Open Science Policy Platform:
The National Open Research Forum (NORF) was established in 2017 to drive the Irish agenda for open research.
"The role of NORF is to propose national actions to address the challenges of changing the Irish research system to strengthen, promote or better support open research practices as outlined in the National Framework".
Open Scholarship is also referred to as Open Science or Open Research.
“refers to efforts to make the output of publicly funded research more widely accessible in digital format to the scientific community, the business sector, or society more generally”.
OECD (2015) "Making Open Science a Reality", OECD Science, Technology and Industry Policy Papers, No. 25, OECD Publishing, Paris.
UNESCO (2021). "Recommendation on Open Science", United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris.
These courses answer some of the most common questions you might have about putting open science into practice. Each course takes about 1-2 hours to work through and you’ll receive a badge upon completion.
A series of introductory guides to different aspects of scholarly communications, and editable files.