About 500 million open bibliographic citations are available on the web. We invite to this workshop researchers, scholarly publishers, funders, policy makers, and opening citations advocates, interested in the widespread adoption of practises for creation, reuse and improvement of open citation data.
Initiatives, collaborations, methods and approaches for the creation of open access to bibliographic citations.
Strategies, policies and mandates for promoting open access to citations, and transparency and reproducibility of research and research evaluation.
Approaches to, benefits of, and issues surrounding the deposit, distribution, and services for open bibliographic metadata and citations.
Metrics, visualizations and other projects. The uses and applications of open citations, and bibliometric analyses and metrics based upon them.
Since 2015, Ginny has been developing a new team at Crossref encompassing outreach and education, user experience and support, and metadata strategy.
Dario is a social computing researcher and open knowledge advocate. He is the Director, Head of Research at the Wikimedia Foundation.
OpenCitations runs the OpenCitations Corpus (OCC), a RDF repository of open scholarly citation data harvested from the scholarly literature.
The EXCITE Project is developing a tool chain of software components for reference extraction from PDF documents, to be applied to existing scientific bibliographic databases.
Europe PMC is a database for life-science literature and a platform for text-based innovation.
The airport “Guglielmo Marconi” is located at 15-20 minutes by car from the city centre. A direct bus, Airport Bus BLQ, leaves regularly from the Airport for Bologna Central Rail Station. The trip costs 6€. A taxi costs about 15-20€ (call a taxi at 0039 051 372727).
The workshop will take place at the University of Bologna in the heart of the city, at the Department of Classical Philology and Italian Studies (italian translation: Filologia Classica e Italianistica, FICLIT), via Zamboni 32, Bologna. From the train station you can either walk to FICLIT (20') or take bus C (direction "Cestello", see the time table, page 2).
The organizers are negotiating with local hotels for rooms to be reserved and made available at special rates for participants. More information available here.
Bologna is home to numerous prestigious cultural, economic and political institutions as well as one of the most impressive trade fair districts in Europe. In 2000 it was declared European capital of culture, and in 2006, a UNESCO "city of music".