#OAWeek2018 Hamburg Open Science at TUHH

Open Science TUHH requires close cooperation between research and infrastructure. On 6 December 2017, the Hamburg Parliament adopted the „Hamburg Open Science (HOS)“ programme. The aim is to make the research results of publicly funded research in Hamburg freely accessible and easy to discover.

At the TU Hamburg, the preliminary planning for Hamburg Open Science was carried out in close coordination between the Vice President Research, Prof. Dr. Timm-Giel, the library, the computer center and the presidential research department. The TU accepted the challenge that Open also stands for solutions based on Open Source. The library is involved in the following projects in 2018: Continue reading

DOIs for Publications on tub.dok

Often asked for; now it’s time: From now on, the DOI for your document will be displayed on tub.dok before you upload a publication.

This allows you to add the DOI to your PDF for better identification of printouts or saved copies of the file or to insert a quotation recommendation.

Persistent Identifiers in tub.dok

By the way, tub.dok supports different persistent identifier schemes: DOI (Digital Object Identifier), Handle and URN (Uniform Resource Name). Persistent identifiers are used to ensure that a publication can be referenced unambiguously and permanently. Of these, the DOI is the best known and therefore the most important one for you.

The named persistent identifiers are initially marked, but have not yet been registered. Therefore, they cannot yet be resolved. They will be registered after completion of your publication, if the publication is activated by us. We will let you know by e-mail. Please be patient until then. :-)

tub.dok is Open Source

The extension of the software DSpace-CRIS, which we use as the basis of our open access repository, was realized by The Library Code and is available to the entire DSpace community via a branch on github for subsequent use.

Join us on Hamburg Open Science #Jobs

Update 21.11.17: D-17-200 and D-17-194 contracts until 31.12.2020. Applications until 5.12.17

Hamburg wants Open Science! And we want competent people who work with us on this for the TU Hamburg. Initially for 12 months, but hopefully two more years afterwards.

Deadline for applications is 29.11.2017

With the Hamburg Open Science (HOS) programme, Hamburg is implementing a strategy for the expansion of Open Access and Open Science that has been developed across universities. The University of Hamburg (UHH), the Technical University of Hamburg (TUHH), the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW) and many other universities are involved. From 2018 onwards, implementation will be carried out jointly in the institutions within the framework of the following four programme lines: Open Access publications, research data management, research information systems and the design of digital cultural change.

The TUHH Open Science (TOS) project group is being set up at the TUHH for research data management and research information system. This is also where the HOS research data management program line is managed.

The targets for 2018 are:

  • Conception and implementation of a prototype for a research information system based on the open source software DSpace-CRIS.
  • Conception and implementation of a prototype for an institutional research data repository also based on the open source software DSpace-CRIS.

We are looking for four new research assistants with know-how and a desire for university, open science and the beautiful city of Hamburg with the following focal points:

  1. Teamleitung und Projektsteuerung mit Schwerpunkt Forschungsinformationssystem E14 TV-L
    Stellenausschreibung D-17-200
  2. Konzeption und Aufbau des Forschungsdatenrepositories E13 TV-L
    Stellenausschreibung D-17-199
  3. Konzeption und Aufbau Forschungsdateninformationssystem und Forschungsdatenrepository E13 TV-L
    Stellenausschreibung D-17-198
  4. IT-Konzept, Aufbau und Administration (Rechenzentrum) E13 TV-L
    Stellenausschreibung D-17-194

Open Science - TU Hamburg

Information on Hamburg Open Science

  • Forschungsergebnisse für alle zugänglich machen: Senat beschließt das Programm Hamburg Open Science.
  • Antrag Senat Drucksache 21/10485 26.09.2017

Fair Research Data

Data Sharing and Management Snafu in 3 Short Acts. NYU Health Sciences Library

TUHH is starting plan to set up its own institutional repository for research data. A topic that will accompany us – alongside all technology and workflows – is to make all data FAIR – Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable.

FAIR Data Principles

One of the grand challenges of data-intensive science is to facilitate knowledge discovery by assisting humans and machines in their discovery of, access to, integration and analysis of, task-appropriate scientific data and their associated algorithms and workflows. A FAIR Data Publishing Group of FORCE11 has been discussing FAIR – a set of guiding principles to make data Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Re-usable.

To be Findable:

F1. (meta)data are assigned a globally unique and eternally persistent identifier.
F2. data are described with rich metadata.
F3. (meta)data are registered or indexed in a searchable resource.
F4. metadata specify the data identifier.

To be Accessible:

A1  (meta)data are retrievable by their identifier using a standardized communications protocol.
A1.1 the protocol is open, free, and universally implementable.
A1.2 the protocol allows for an authentication and authorization procedure, where necessary.
A2 metadata are accessible, even when the data are no longer available.

To be Interoperable:

I1. (meta)data use a formal, accessible, shared, and broadly applicable language for knowledge representation.
I2. (meta)data use vocabularies that follow FAIR principles.
I3. (meta)data include qualified references to other (meta)data.

To be Re-usable:

R1. meta(data) have a plurality of accurate and relevant attributes.
R1.1. (meta)data are released with a clear and accessible data usage license.
R1.2. (meta)data are associated with their provenance.
R1.3. (meta)data meet domain-relevant community standards.