Open science encompasses unhindered access to scientific articles, access to data from public research, and collaborative research enabled by ICT tools and incentives. Broadening access to scientific publications and data is at the heart of open science, so that research outputs are in the hands of as many as possible, and potential benefits are spread as widely as possible:
The OECD is working with member and non-member economies to review policies to promote open science and to assess their impact on research and innovation.
Recommendation of the OECD Council concerning Access to Research Data from Public Funding
The OECD Council adopted a revised Recommendation on Access to Research Data from Public Funding in January 2021. This legal instrument, in force since 2006, has been updated to address new technologies and policy developments.
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