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The  Source code and software and Join the debate booklets are now available. These two booklets are an extension of the Passport to Open Science. They are part of a collection, which…

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News from the Committee  Le 01/03/2024
A new resource dedicated to research data can now be found among the guides and thematic booklets in the Passport for Open Science collection. This guide provides an introduction to the principles of data management and data dissemination, for all disciplines. This new Research Data guide…
illustration The Passport to Open Science collection gets even richer!
News from the Committee  Le 29/02/2024
The Ministry of Higher Education and Research publishes the results of the French Open Science Monitor for 2023 which measures the rate of French scientific publications in open access.Thanks to an innovative methodology, the Monitor has been enriched – since…
illustration A new issue of the French Open Science Monitor
Last December, the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research (MESR) established a multi-year partnership with OpenAlex. The partnership project between MESR and OpenAlex, part of the Second National Plan for Open Science from 2021, underlines the importance for France…
illustration French Ministry of Higher Education and Research partners with OpenAlex to develop a fully open bibliographic tool
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