Open science strengthens societal impact of academic research and polyphony builds trust in science and scientific knowledge. Reliable science belongs to all of us!
Openness is one of the basic values of university.
Access research results and scientific knowledge. Rummage through open research data. Fall in love with openness.
Take a shine to research and openness!
The FinELib consortium’s negotiations with two major publishers, Wiley and Taylor & Francis, ended at the end of 2018 without reaching a new agreement. At the University of Turku, the publishers’ online journals can be used until the end of January, and FinELib and the Turku University Library aim to ensure the researchers, teachers, and students’ access to the articles also in the future.
Open publication is a central principle of science and research. Open access must be granted to scientific publications produced at the University of Turku if allowed by the terms of the publisher.
The University of Turku recommends opening research data. Instructions for saving and opening data as well as for making a data management plan etc. are available in the University's Research Data Guide.
The data service network supports the researchers of the University of Turku in matters related to open science.
The Rector of the University of Turku appointed the OpenUTU project on 3 July 2015 and its purpose is to guide the realisation of open science at the University.
The Open Research Policy of the University of Turku describes the principles and procedures related to opening research processes and methods on the University level. The operational programme of the Policy guides and regulates the practical implementation.