Towards Open Science: China’s Scientific Research and Libraries

HUANG, Xiang Yang, ZHAO, Yan, ZHANG, Dong Rong, LIU, Jing Yu and ZHANG, Cen (2017) Towards Open Science: China’s Scientific Research and Libraries. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2017 – Wrocław, Poland – Libraries. Solidarity. Society. in Session 232 - Academic and Research libraries, FAIFE and Copyright and Other Legal Matters. In: IFLA World Library and Information Congress 83rd IFLA General Conference and Assembly.

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Towards Open Science: China’s Scientific Research and Libraries

The advance of networking and computing technologies offers unprecedented opportunities for the implementation of principles and practices of open science. By demonstrating attempts of openly working and researching in scientific research and libraries, this paper aims to introduce China’s efforts towards Open Science. Firstly, this paper reviews Chinese Science & Technology policy and innovation policy towards Open Science by data statistics, indicating that China demands and promotes Open Science. Based on the situation of Chinese Open Science initiatives, this paper also explores current services of Chinese government, organizations and libraries of moving forward to openness by sharing some cases. Moreover, Chinese Academy of Sciences is presented in this paper as an example of one of Chinese academic library to introduce its “Open and Collaboration” service strategy planning and Open Knowledge service practice to the need of Open Science and Open Innovation..

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