OpenAIRE and euroCRIS are pleased to announce the availability of release 1.2.0 of the OpenAIRE Guidelines for CRIS Managers. The release is available in Zenodo and on GitHub; it can also be read online at openaire-guidelines-for-cris-managers.readthedocs.org.
The 1.2.0 release of the Guidelines extends the set of information that can be interchanged, incorporates updated versions of related semantic vocabularies and finetunes several details of the information exposure. The available list of updates provides more detail.
Going hand in hand is a new release of the OpenAIRE CRIS Validator that now supports multiple versions of the Guidelines. Currently, releases of the OpenAIRE Guidelines for CRIS Managers v1.1.1 and v1.2.0 are supported.
The editors from both OpenAIRE (Andreas Czerniak) and euroCRIS (Jan Dvořák and Dragan Ivanović) have incorporated feedback from members of the research information management community, including members of euroCRIS and OpenAIRE.
The Guidelines provide orientation for CRIS managers to expose their metadata in a way that is compatible with the OpenAIRE infrastructure as well as the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). These Guidelines also serve as an example of a CERIF-based (Common European Research Information Format) standard for information interchange between individual CRISs and other research e-Infrastructures.