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Reminder: Open Science Meet-Up on 3 Dec

The Open Science team of the SUB is inviting you to join the next Open Science Göttingen Meet-up on 3 December, 13-16 o’clock where it will be explored what Open Access repositories for publications, preprints, data, etc. offer for you, ie how they work, and how they may fit into your workflows.

Venue & hour: SUB Central Campus Library, Platz der Göttinger Sieben, Seminar room (first floor, on the gallery), 13-16 o’clock

Please register if you are joining via the registration form:

Your contribution to the show & tell part is as always most welcome. Please do not hesitate to get in touch.

More information on the workshop can be found here:

As always notes will be taken in the pad and all materials archived on Owncloud / Open Science Framework, see the directory at


Draft agenda

13.00-13.30 Welcome and Round of Introductions
Introduction: cards with names/affiliations, statement on repositories 
13.30-14.00 Presentations
  • Introduction to repositories – what is a repository, what version can be shared, etc.  – Birgit
  • Preprints – what is it, benefits and challenges – Louisa 
14.00 – 14.45 Show & Tell
presentation of examples (5-7 each) – generic, disciplinary, for different types of research output
Questions to consider: Who are the target groups? What type of content can be posted? What makes the repository special?
  • The Stacks, GEOLEO – disciplinary repositories hosted by SUB – Dorothea/Almut, Inke
  • Zenodo, Figshare, Github – Vinodh 
  • Göttingen Research Online (GRO) – Publications, eDiss, GoeScholar – Daniel 
  • Göttingen Research Online (GRO) – Dataverse and research data repositories – Péter 
14.45-15.30 Outbreak discussion 
consider topical groups: preprints, research data, generic/disciplinary/institutional repositories
  • What are your criteria for selecting a repository? 
  • What movitations are most important for you?
  • What are possible pitfalls? 
  • What is missing / could be improve at the repository or institutional level?
15.30-16.00 Reports & Next steps 
  • Hacky Hour, Research Integrity & Open Science 
  • Topics for the next Meetups
  • AOB (e.g. forthcoming events, visitors)