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Open Science Lens delivers an innovative technological approach to empower Open Science and bring the information residing on OpenAIRE data infrastructure at the reach of scientists and citizens.

Its components deliver a set of instruments that allow web users to easily locate and explore information of relevance to Open Science while browsing the web. Additionally, it allows site owners to easily integrate such information in their offerings, enriching user experience with easy to consume information coming from one of the flagship infrastructures of Open Science, the one of OpenAIRE.

To do so, Open Science Lens exploits the OpenAIRE Research Graph and relies on common browser and web technologies to assure wide reach of its offering.

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Open Science Lens brings the information residing on OpenAIRE data infrastructure at your reach, allowing you to locate and explore information of relevance to Open Science, utilizing the OpenAIRE Research Graph, as you browse.

The extension provides direct, contextual, access to information linked to what you are browsing, be it publications, projects, calls, datasets, researchers, research topics etc., collected from various data sources and different repositories by OpenAIRE.

The extension will scan through the pages as you browse, identify persistent identifier such as DOIs and utilize the OpenAIRE Research Graph data model to locate additional information for you, unroll the graph of links to deliver it and provide direct access to the DOI referenced artifact itself, if available.

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The OSL Science Page Enhancer is the lightweight JavaScript widget that Science Page Providers can use and embed within their applications to take direct advantage of the OpenAIRE Research Graph, enhancing the content they provide to their users. In addition to scanning the content of the page in which the widget is included, the discovery ability of the widget can be extended to enrich the visitor’s experience even further.



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