PubSource #12: Research-driven data science funding, new Editoria rollout, Collective action, Icons, and Vacancies

Oct 21, 2019

Data Science Community Conference and Events Fund

Small event-based grants towards conferences in the research-driven data science space will be available for the next two years from Code for Science (CS&S). This new fund is an initiative of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and priority allocation will be towards developing governance and selection processes that are robust, sustainable, and centered on the research data science community. More details here.

Launch of Editoria Nisyros

The latest version of Coko’s open source publishing production and workflow system Editoria will be launched at the third Editoria Community Meeting 3-4 December in Chicago. The Nisyros version has been significantly expanded in response to user community feature requests. Community Meeting information is here. 

Needed: collective action on Open Scholarship

The Knowledge Exchange has published its first book with contributions from Jisc and other experts in the field of open scholarship. The book – Open Scholarship and the Need for Collective Action – aims to better understand challenges to make scholarship more open.

The Redefining Women Icon Collection

The new Redefining Women icon collection of 60+ icons represents women in design, technology and leadership positions. Each icon has been donated to the Public Domain, free for anyone to use and the icons can be downloaded  from the Noun Project.

Vacancies

Open Book Publishers (OBP) seeks to appoint a European Co-ordinator for an 18-month fixed term position as part of the Open Scholarly Communication in the European Research Area for Social Sciences and Humanities – Preparation (OPERAS-P) project. The European Co-ordinator will facilitate exchange between the various library and scholarly publishing communities within the EU, and the international Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs (COPIM) project. The implementation of innovative services will address the development of transnational access to publication services, based on the adoption of common standards and the interoperability between publishing services.
Further details of this position are available here.

CS&S is accepting applications for a Program Manager for the Data Science Community Conference & Events Fund. This is a full time, US-based, remote-friendly position — check out the full job description here.

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