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This semantic wiki at {{SITENAME}} aims at making the world of science more visible and accessible. Information about scientific events, research projects, publishers, journals etc. is scattered around on the Web. For researchers (especially young ones without decades of experience) it is often difficult to find the relevant venues, people or tools. Also research is increasingly dynamic and multi-disciplinary, so the boundaries between communities blur and new research directions emerge. With this semantic Wiki, we aim to make information about scientific events, research groups, tools, journals etc. more accessible. {{SITENAME}} is not restricted to any field of science.
 
This semantic wiki at {{SITENAME}} aims at making the world of science more visible and accessible. Information about scientific events, research projects, publishers, journals etc. is scattered around on the Web. For researchers (especially young ones without decades of experience) it is often difficult to find the relevant venues, people or tools. Also research is increasingly dynamic and multi-disciplinary, so the boundaries between communities blur and new research directions emerge. With this semantic Wiki, we aim to make information about scientific events, research groups, tools, journals etc. more accessible. {{SITENAME}} is not restricted to any field of science.
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For a detailed discussion of the vision and technical architecture of OpenResearch see:
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* [[Sahar Vahdati]], [[Natanael Arndt]], [[Christoph Lange]], [[Sören Auer]]: [https://www.researchgate.net/publication/305406290_OpenResearch_Collaborative_Management_of_Scholarly_Communication_Metadata OpenResearch: Collaborative Management of Scholarly Communication Metadata] in [[EKAW 2016]].
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== What is {{SITENAME}} ==
 
== What is {{SITENAME}} ==
  
The concept of Open Access gained recently quite some attention as a means to make science more accessible, flexible and efficient. But gaining access to scientific results is just one aspect for making research more efficient. Scientists also need to know who is working on what, which tools are available, what conferences are worth visiting and presenting, where to get funding ... A large part of their time researchers are busy trying to get these kinds of information for their work. {{SITENAME}} provides a plattform for researchers to collect, organize, share and disseminate this kind of information in a structured way.
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The concept of Open Access gained recently quite some attention as a means to make science more accessible, flexible and efficient. But gaining access to scientific results is just one aspect for making research more efficient. Scientists also need to know who is working on what, which tools are available, what conferences are worth visiting and presenting, where to get funding ... A large part of their time researchers are busy trying to get these kinds of information for their work. {{SITENAME}} provides a platform for researchers to collect, organize, share and disseminate this kind of information in a structured way.
  
 
You can think of {{SITENAME}} being yellow pages, event calendar, news wire, project directory of science all together. Everybody can easily participate and all information is freely available (also for download and republication).
 
You can think of {{SITENAME}} being yellow pages, event calendar, news wire, project directory of science all together. Everybody can easily participate and all information is freely available (also for download and republication).
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* an encyclopedia (please only add research related content),
 
* an encyclopedia (please only add research related content),
 
* a repository for bibliographic information (have a look at http://Bibsonomy.org),
 
* a repository for bibliographic information (have a look at http://Bibsonomy.org),
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* a open-access archival service (check out http://arxiv.org or http://zenodo.org)
 
* an open-access publisher (check out http://online-journals.org),
 
* an open-access publisher (check out http://online-journals.org),
 
* an organizer of events.
 
* an organizer of events.
  
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==How to get involved?==
  
This is a fantastic and brnliialtly executed action. It deserves to be widely disseminated and supported. It is of prime importance that the parents and grandparents of the occupiers (and all students) understand that they are culpable and responsible for this sorry State of affairs, and their economic clout and purchasing power could be the truly secret weapon to help swing political favour against the cuts. If the Tory parents of Oxbridge students threatened to withdraw their support financially for the party…if they withdrew from Lib Dem & Tory parties and councils across the country it would send a truly united and damaging message to the governing fools.Students should expect their parents and grandparents to add support to the campaign. It's also important that the Lib Dems understand that abstaining on the vote is as bad as voting for, and that they will be targeted at the next election if they abstain or vote yes, and that goes for councillors as well as MPs—the Lib Dems could be broken forever if everyone acted against them at all levels of government, local and national. So, this Xmas, take the demo home and bring the family together for a brighter future.
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* help us organizing the world of science - add your favorite [[events]], [[tools]], [[organizations]], [[journals]], [[people|colleagues]]
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* '''create a link to OpenResearch.org from your homepage'''
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* stay connected by subscribing to one of our mailinglists:
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** [https://groups.google.com/d/forum/openresearch-announcements OpenResearch announcements]
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** [https://groups.google.com/d/forum/openresearch-discussion OpenResearch discussion]
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** [https://groups.google.com/d/forum/openresearch-editors OpenResearch editors]
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* [[Editors|become an editor or associated editor]] of the field you work in
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* tell your friends and colleagues about {{SITENAME}}
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* help us further developing {{SITENAME}} by creating new search interfaces
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* add ideas/issues/feature requests to our [[TODO]] list
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* check the [[OpenResearch:HowTo]] for tips and tricks
  
 
== How is a Semantic Wiki different? ==
 
== How is a Semantic Wiki different? ==
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Wonderful explanation of facts avialbale here.
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== Who is behind {{SITENAME}}?==
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OpenResearch.org was created by members of the [http://aksw.org AKSW] and [http://eis.iai.uni-bonn.de Enterprise Information Systems] departments.
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==Contact==
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* [[Sören Auer | Prof. Dr. Sören Auer]]
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* [[Wazed Ali | M.Sc. Wazed Ali]]
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* [[Sahar Vahdati| Dr. Sahar Vahdati]]

Latest revision as of 09:41, 1 October 2019

This semantic wiki at Openresearch aims at making the world of science more visible and accessible. Information about scientific events, research projects, publishers, journals etc. is scattered around on the Web. For researchers (especially young ones without decades of experience) it is often difficult to find the relevant venues, people or tools. Also research is increasingly dynamic and multi-disciplinary, so the boundaries between communities blur and new research directions emerge. With this semantic Wiki, we aim to make information about scientific events, research groups, tools, journals etc. more accessible. Openresearch is not restricted to any field of science.

For a detailed discussion of the vision and technical architecture of OpenResearch see:


What is Openresearch

The concept of Open Access gained recently quite some attention as a means to make science more accessible, flexible and efficient. But gaining access to scientific results is just one aspect for making research more efficient. Scientists also need to know who is working on what, which tools are available, what conferences are worth visiting and presenting, where to get funding ... A large part of their time researchers are busy trying to get these kinds of information for their work. Openresearch provides a platform for researchers to collect, organize, share and disseminate this kind of information in a structured way.

You can think of Openresearch being yellow pages, event calendar, news wire, project directory of science all together. Everybody can easily participate and all information is freely available (also for download and republication).


What Openresearch is not?

How to get involved?

How is a Semantic Wiki different?

Semantic Wikis allow to structure information as would be possible with a database. Other than databases, however , Semantic Wikis are more flexible and easier to use. Openresearch is based on the Semantic MediaWiki. Some of the templates and properties used here are adapted from http://SemanticWeb.org, which was created by Markus Krötsch and other members of the Semantic Web community.


Who is behind Openresearch?

OpenResearch.org was created by members of the AKSW and Enterprise Information Systems departments.

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