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Open Science

Open Science at the SLUB

One of the leading academic information infrastructure institutions in Germany, the SLUB is committed to the ideal of Open Science and supports openness in all areas.


In addition to the development of Open Science strategies, methodologies and tools as well as open events, the SLUB Dresden offers an extensive Open Science service. The SLUB was awarded the 2016 Open Library Badge for these activities.

More information on the Open-Science-Service of the SLUB

What Does Open Science Mean?

The term Open Science comprises strategies and procedures "which aim to consistently exploit the opportunities of digitisation in order to make all components of the scientific process openly accessible and reusable via the Internet". (Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland)

The film Introduction to Open Science was produced as part of the  FOSTER project. Nancy Pontika was responsible for the realization. The film is released under a CC-BY license. 

According to the misson statement of the Helmholtz Association's Open Science Working Group

"open access, i.e. access limited by as few financial, technical and legal hurdles as possible, to scientific results such as publications, research data and scientific software improves transparency in science, improves quality assurance procedures and increases the efficiency of science by improving the supply of information. Open science thus always serves to improve good scientific practice. Open Science also promotes knowledge transfer in society, business and politics".