Nancy Pontika PROFILE PHOTO

I am an Open Access Aggregation Officer at CORE (https://core.ac.uk) and also involved in the FOSTER+ (https://www.fosteropenscience.eu/) and OpenMinTed (http://openminted.eu/) projects.

My field of interest is scholarly communication and my focus is on open science and open access. I advocate for Open Access, machine accessibility to open access research papers and the promotion of Open Science for the advancement of research. I have a PhD on Open Access, with a focus on Open Access Fundersí Policies from Simmons College, Boston, MA, USA.

In the past I have worked for the Repositories Support Project (RSP) and as a repository manager at Royal Holloway, University of London. I serve as an Editor at the Open Access Directory (http://oad.simmons.edu) and as an External Liaison Officer at the UK Council of Research Repositories (http://ukcorr.org).

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CORE participates in new EU funded project on Responsible Research and Innovation - FIT4RRI

FIT4RRI is precisely intended to contribute to bridging the gap between RRI and Open Science and promoting viable strategies to render institutional changes in RFPOs (Research Funding and Performing Organizations) FIT4RRI moves from the assumption that there is a serious gap between the potential role RRI and OS (open science) could play in helping RFPOs (Research Funding and Performing Organizations) to manage the rapid transformation processes affecting science (especially the science-in-society aspects) and the actual impact RRI and OS are having on RFPOs, research sectors and national research systems....Read more

Cancellieri, M., Pontika, N., Pearce, S., Anastasiou, L. and Knoth, P. (2017) Building scalable digital library ingestion pipelines using microservices, MTSR'17 : 11th International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research, Tallin, Estonia

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Knowledge Media Institute
The Open University
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United Kingdom

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