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DIRNA Project: İzmir Study Tour

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DIRNA Project İzmir Study Tour


Within the scope of the DIRNA Project, Izmir Institute of Technology hosted a study tour on November 15-17, 2023, with the participation of 16 people from 8 Azerbaijan HEIs. The meeting aimed to share information about Open Science and Institutional Repository practices at Izmir Institute of Technology and to support AZHEIs, in developing their own applications.

In the three-day meeting, after an overview of Open Science, information about the development of open science in Türkiye and the world was given. In addition, the development processes of Institutional Repositories in Türkiye and IZTECH were explained. OpenAIRE services, which are critical for Open Science, were one of the important topics of the meeting. In addition, after the presentation where general information about the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) was shared, the EOSC Portal was introduced to the participants. 
During the meeting, all the features, technical infrastructure, administrator module, and data entry screens of IZTECH Institutional Repository and Research Information System GCRIS were explained in detail, and applications were made. 
The importance of metadata quality, basic topics in research data management and COAR (Confederation of Open Access Repositories), and Good Practices in Repositories presentations were given to the participants. The training, which included very intense and important topics, ended with a general evaluation.

Please click to read the blog post about the İzmir Study Tour.

Please click to access the agenda and presentations.