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The Fifth National Information Day: Open Access to Scientific Information and Data
The Fifth National Information Day: Open Access to Scientific Information and Data

Author(s): Guenoveva Jecheva, Mariela Deliverska, Yanita Zherkova, Peter L. Stanchev, Radoslav Pavlov
Subject(s): Other
Published by: Институт по математика и информатика - Българска академия на науките

Summary/Abstract: During the last year the main activities in Bulgaria connected with the open access to scientific information and data are: 1. Maintain the National Open Access Desks which connect researchers, research institutions, and policy makers at a national level on the one end, and the OpenAIRE project services on the other. The focus of the National Open Access Desks activities is on support for compliance with the EC Open Access policies. 2. Maintain the Bulgarian repositories for open access 3. Organizing the fourth National Information Day “Open Access to Scientific Information”, Veliko Tarnovo, 18 September, 2013 4. Organizing events in Bulgaria connected with the open access week, October 21-25, 2013 5. Organizing the first International Conference BiblioWorld: Technologies, Resources, Practices, 26-27. September 2013, Sofia. 6. The 460th Organization acceded to Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities is the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (http://openaccess.mpg.de/3883/Signatories). It was done during the 10th anniversary of the declaration from the academician Stefan Vodenitcharov, the President of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science and Humanities. 7. A Commission for developing a vision and action plan for the implementation of the principle of open access to scientific information consists of: Dr. Mariela Deliverska, Director of the Science Directorate – chair and Prof. Alexei Alexeev, representative of the Council of Rectors, Prof. Ivan Dimov, representative of the Head Office of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS), Prof. Peter Stanchev, Project Coordinator of OpenAIRE, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics—BAS, Prof. Radoslav Pavlov, Project Coordinator of EuDML, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics —BAS, Prof. Rumen Nikolov, Project Coordinator of ATLAS and OpenScout, UniBIT, Vanya Grashkina, Executive Director of the National Centre for Information and Documentation, Rumyana Dimitrova, Expert in the Academy of Agriculture, Bistra Lipovska, Head of Unit at the Science Directorate, Genoveva Zhecheva, Head of Unit at the Science Directorate, Yanita Zherkova, State Expert at the Science Directorate was created. The Commission reviews the state of scientific information in Bulgaria. The Commission develops a vision and action plan for the implementation of the principle of open access to research results and data obtained within projects financed by public funds.

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: IV
  • Page Range: 361-363
  • Page Count: 3
  • Language: English