Why building excitement for data sharing can help researchers - and their library - to raise visibility
online resourceposted on 2023-01-12, 09:09 authored by Team FigshareTeam Figshare, Nynke de GrootNynke de Groot, Lizette Guzman RamirezLizette Guzman Ramirez
Erasmus University Rotterdam has used the issue of open access as an opportunity to engage with researchers, finding new ways of helping them to share their work with the world.
Erasmus — ranked globally among the top 100 universities — is among a growing number of institutions worldwide that is committed to data sharing and open access (OA) research. Erasmus’s policy is that all short scientific work must be published in an OA journal or deposited in an institutional repository. As an important part of that commitment — and to cope with the growing amount of research content — the Dutch university established the EUR Data Repository (EDR).