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Issue 152: iSGTW 25 November 2009

OpenAIRE: archive access, anytime, anywhere

Open access can breathe new energy and productivity in to the work of research.

Formally embracing the open access ethic, the European Commission is now requiring that results from some of the research it funds be freely available. Authors will deposit a copy of their articles in a “digital repository,” a kind of electronic library accessible through the Web.

But while many institutions have their own, pre-existing repositories for published documents, these are not comprehensively linked and searchable. And some institutions hosting EC-funded researchers are without digital libraries for keeping research papers.

How to solve this problem?

With OpenAIRE.

Launched on the first of December, this project will create the e-infrastructure needed to archive scientific results and give anyone, anywhere, at anytime, access to them.

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Event roundup  

In case you missed the weeklong Supercomputing 09 event in Portland, Oregon, here’s some highlights.

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 The long view: A conversation with John Wood

One of the key people behind ESFRI looks into his crystal ball.

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Link of the Week

How do you bring together in one place data from multiple, independent projects studying climate change, the decline in the the world’s fisheries, and its effects upon our food supply?

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Tweet of the Week

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Feature – Army of Women allies with CaBIG for online longitudinal studies

Special Announcement - iSGTW on Holiday

Video of the Week - Learn about LiDAR


NeHC launches social media

PRACE announces third Tier-0 machine

iRODS 2011 User Group Meeting

Jobs in distributed computing


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December 2010

13-18, AGU Fall Meeting

14-16, UCC 2010

17, ICETI 2011 and ICSIT 2011

24, Abstract Submission deadline, EGI User Forum


January 2011

11, HPCS 2011 Submission Deadline

11, SPCloud 2011

22, ALENEX11

30 Jan – 3 Feb, ESCC/Internet2


February 2011

1 - 4, GlobusWorld '11

2, Lift 11

15 - 16, Cloudscape III

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