The Future of Science
– Open Science and Open Data
The development of ICT brings many changes in different fields of life – health care, education, economy, science. Opening of the resources that could be helpful to the society becomes a priority in the developed countries. With digital technologies and the Internet, Open Science is at its highest level. This term refers to opening of the scientific results, so the academic community can use it as a support in some further scientific research. The countries of the European Union are united in the process of adopting the legalisation about Open Science, as well as the non - European Union countries. Open Science is an umbrella term which includes Open Reviews, Open Access, Open Data etc. This paper presents definitions and benefits of Open Science, as well as the possibilities of access and use of Open Data, one of the most current representative of this movement.
keywords: Open Science, Open Data, Open Access, digital archives.