Leiden Islam Blog

Dossier: Open Science

  • ORCID at Leiden University

    ORCID at Leiden University

    On June 22, Leiden University Libraries (UBL) organised an information session on the Open Researcher and Contributor Identifier (ORCID) and its benefits and uses. This is a summary of the information covered that afternoon.
  • How Open Access may boost a promising career

    How Open Access may boost a promising career

    As part of its “Open up to open access” campaign to raise awareness about the deals with publishers mentioned in earlier posts, the VSNU interviewed two Leiden PhD candidates on their views on how to promote Open Access publishing among your researchers.
  • Discover what ORCID can do for you

    Discover what ORCID can do for you

    On Thursday 22 June the Leiden University Libraries (UBL) are organising an informative session on the Open Researcher and Contributor Identifier (ORCID).
  • PIDapalooza 2016: Persistent Identifiers Party Hard

    PIDapalooza 2016: Persistent Identifiers Party Hard

    Early November 2016, I was privileged to give a presentation about the ORCID implementation at Leiden University at the first ever PIDapalooza Festival, a conference for people interested in persistent identifiers and their use, uses, and future.
  • 101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication

    101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication

    The 101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication research project is collecting data through a survey until February 10 2016. What exactly is this project about and why should you take the time to fill out the survey to help provide data?
  • Figshare Figures You Should Share Your Figures

    Figshare Figures You Should Share Your Figures

    Research data is becoming more important and presentations, posters, and videos, for example, are all considered proper research products. But how do you share your non-traditional research output in a way that makes it discoverable and citeable?
  • Be who you are: the importance of persistent identifiers

    Be who you are: the importance of persistent identifiers

    In today's crowded scholarly publishing scene mix-ups with similarly-named authors, variants or name changes can easily happen. How can persistent identifiers help you claim your identity and distinguish you from others with your name?