The Open Science Support Centre was established on 1 January 2020 as a new department of the Central Library of Charles University.
Providing central methodological support in the field of open access and research data management at Charles University
Coordinating and supporting a network of faculty open access coordinators
Coordinating OA fees monitoring at Charles University
Ensuring the operation and development of the Charles University Digital Repository in cooperation with the Computer Science Centre
As part of a University data management working group, supporting researchers in activities related to research data management
Analysing current practices in research data management at Charles University
Organising educational and promotional events related to open science
Defining and developing strategic goals of open science at Charles University in cooperation with other departments of Charles University
Representing Charles University in working groups and initiatives for the development of open science at the national level
Monitoring current international trends in open science
The Centre also fulfils tasks related to the project Strategic development of science and research capacities and strengthening of the international competitiveness of Charles University and the Action Plan for the Implementation of the Czech Republic National Strategy of Open Access to Scientific Information for 2017-2020.