About the book
Over the past decade, the research community has undergone a major transformation in thinking about Open Science which aims to open up research to society, based on the idea that scientific knowledge is public good. To this end, digital libraries play a crucial role in facilitating open access to publications, data, codes, and methodologies, as well as open research evaluation and even open learning initiatives, thereby facilitating collaboration and participation in research around the globe.
This book provides the reader with detailed insight into the values and current practices in Open Science, Open Access and Open data with an emphasis on the role that digital libraries can and could play in information retrieval, archival, integration as well as data mining. Recent advancements, in terms of methodologies used for paving the way towards Open Science, are being highlighted, including their strengths and weaknesses to the entire research system.