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.
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.
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.
Stephen is a professor of structural biology at Imperial College London. He is also chair of the DORA steering group.
Catriona has more than 19 years experience in scholarly publishing and 14 years in Open Access publishing. She is Director of Open Science at Hindawi.
Stephanie spent over 10 years in the academic publishing industry in the fields of biology and chemistry. She is CEO of ScienceOpen.
Diego works at the European Research Council and is responsible for the data infrastructure, the information flow architecture and the policy analysis.
Philipp is a WP leader in the EXCITE project and organizer of the workshop series on Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval and Natural Language Processing for Digital Libraries.
Jo McEntyre is Team Leader for Literature Services at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), where she is responsible for developing Europe PMC, the European database for full-text life science research articles.
Zeyd is a postdoctoral researcher and a team member of the project EXCITE. Currently, he is involved in the extraction and segmentation of reference strings from Social Science publications.
David is Co-Director of the OpenCitations Project, and founding member of the Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC) and of Force11. He has for the last decade pioneered the field of Semantic Publishing, employing semantic web technologies.
Silvio Peroni is an Assistant Professor at the University of Bologna. He is one of the main developers of SPAR Ontologies, he is Director of OpenCitations, and founding member of the Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC).
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 - the School of Arts, Humanities and Cultural Heritage (italian translation: Scuola di Lettere e Beni Culturali), via Zamboni 34, Room "Aula Affreschi". 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".