LIBJ1001 Open Science Resource (1 cr)

Study level:
Postgraduate studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Responsible organisation:
Open Science Centre
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



This resource is designed as an introduction to Open Science and Research principles and practices for doctoral students and other research active members new to Open Science and Research. The resource introduces principles, concepts, and new ways of doing research with the view that at every step the learning can be related to the research the learner is working on.

Completion methods

To complete the course the student is required to study the course material and turn in an appropriately completed Open Science handbook.

Assessment details

Assessment for the course: pass-fail.

To get a passing grade, the student is required to turn in an appropriately completed Open Science handbook.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student is familiar with

- what Open Science is (the concept is not simple or well defined!)
- why academics and decision-makers are increasingly getting behind the idea
- what is Open Access, how you can increase access to your own research and importantly, why you should do it
- reasons for openly sharing data, the limitations for data sharing, tools and protocols for sharing data as well as the legal aspects for appropriate data sharing
- opportunities to start opening up your research process as well as how you may wish to participate in research work of others
- science communication and how we can share our work in multiple different ways.

Additional information

To complete this course as a part of your doctoral studies (1 ECTS) at University of Jyväskylä, sign-up via Sisu.

Course is recommended for first or second year of your study.

Description of prerequisites

No prerequisites.

Study materials

Course material (key: OS-JYU):

Completion methods

Method 1

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods
Unpublished assessment item