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Finland launches its national Forum for the European Open Science Cloud

Finland's Ministry for Education and Culture, Academy of Finland, the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies and CSC on Monday 25 January 2021 launched the country's forum for the European Open Science Cloud: the EOSC Finnish Forum (EOSC-FF).

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Digital Preservation Service for Research Data

Digital Preservation Service (DPS) for research data is available for all bodies under the Ministry of Education and Culture. Digital preservation means maintaining the usability and understandability of digital information over the course of decades.

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Browser extension with a library collection and crowdsourced knowledge crystals show what we can achieve with open science

55 participants, 15 teams and a few days’ time to figure out how to promote open science using technological solutions or concepts.

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CSC:n hallitusohjelmatavoitteet: tehdään Suomesta datakeskusten ja -liikenteen solmukohta

Viimeisenä teemana CSC:n hallitusohjelmatavoitteista käsitellään datakeskuksia: kuinka Suomesta tehdään tutkimuksen ja tuotekehityksen yhdistävä globaali dataliikenteen solmukohta?

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What to take into consideration when compiling research material?

Research material management begins already before collecting the data itself. At the very least, it is important to know who the target users are and how they are going to use it, as well as how they will be able to access the data and with what kind of rights.

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What a researcher should know about persistent identifiers

Even the most useful information has no practical value if nobody can access it. Digitalization only aggravates the problem. Persistent identifiers (PID) are the internet’s way to point at documents and other items that should remain findable as long as possible.

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Tackling coronavirus with scientific databases

Coronavirus can be overcome through international cooperation and sharing of data, and electronic research infrastructures can help with this. They include hardware, information networks, databases and services that together make up a network of global information exchange. Finland is a member of these infrastructures and the benefits are undeniable.

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New Computing and Data infrastructure: Puhti, Mahti and Allas

You may have seen the news about opening of Puhti and Allas. How did we get to this point, and how does it fit in with the overall roadmap?

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Case National Library: Cooperation that preserves national cultural heritage for future generations

Digital preservation of data ensures that cultural heritage materials are preserved and passed on to future generations and that they remain comprehensible.

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Vipunen provides statistics of Finnish education

Education and research organisations require diverse statistical data to support business intelligence, operational management and planning. A comprehensive illustration of the Finnish education and research system is essential to research as well.

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Case KAVI: CSC supports the preservation of Finnish radio and television heritage

KAVI preserves films and film-related materials as well as television programs for our decendants. CSC maintains KAVI´s radio and television program archives and provides the live streaming services so that the films and programs can be watched and heard by our users today, as well as the future generations.

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Searching for research data now easier with ETSIN service

As the research environment changes, there are also changes in the manner in which research is managed. Researchers should be able to publish and describe research data and refer to research produced by others.

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