HANNE POELMANS (Hasselt University, Belgium), is a staff member of the Information Management and Strategic data-analysis division of the Research Coordination Office at Hasselt University and of the ‘Research information modelling and semantics’ project of the Expertise Centre for Research and Development Monitoring (ECOOM) of the Flemish government. She is involved in a project that focuses on reducing the administrative burden on researchers and to increase the quality of research reports, by developing semantically enriched classification systems for research information. Hanne is a member of an inter-university project, in collaboration with the Flemish Interuniversity Council (VLIR), on harmonising the semantics used in university rankings, where she is chair of the VLIR ad hoc working group on university rankings.
Title: The Flemish Research Discipline Standard: One Step Towards Harmonised Research Information in Flanders
MARCIA ZENG is Professor of Information Science at Kent State University (USA). Her primary research interests include knowledge organization systems, linked data, metadata, smart data and big data, semantic technologies, and digital humanities. Dr. Zeng has authored over 100 research papers and five books. She has chaired and served on committees, working groups, and executive boards including IFLA, SLA, ASIS&T, NISO, ISO, DCMI, ISKO, and W3C. She was a member of the working group that developed the international standard ISO 25964 (Thesauri and Interoperability with other vocabularies).
Title: FAIR + FIT : Functional Metrics for Linked Open Data (LOD) KOS Products
VYACHESLAV TYKHONOV is a computer engineer and senior developer in the R&D group, JERRY DE VRIES, and MIKE PRIDDY are part of the Research Data Expert Team, FEMMI ADMIRAAL is a Data Station Manager for the Humanities, EKO INDARTO is a developer in the R&D group, and ANDREA SCHARNHORST is a senior research fellow; all working at the Data Archiving and Networked Services institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (DANS-KNAW) - the Dutch National Centre of Expertise and Repository for Research Data.
Title: Flexibility in Metadata Schemes and Standardisation: the Case of CMDI and the DANS EASY Research Data Repository
HELENE N. ANDREASSEN is subject specialist for Linguistics, Speech Therapy and Romance Languages at the University Library, UiT The Arctic University of Norway. As head of the library’s teaching and learning support, she devotes much of her time to working on information literacy, from BA to PhD level. She is also involved in projects on open research data, in particular curation, education and outreach connected with the Tromsø Repository of Language and Linguistics (TROLLing), which is an open, international archive for linguistic data and code. Andreassen holds a PhD in French Linguistics from UiT and is currently doing research on the acquisition of French by Norwegian students.
Title: Adapting flexible metadata support in Dataverse to the needs of domain-specific repositories – the case of The Tromsø Repository of Language and Linguistics (TROLLing)
JUDI VERNAU has been a practising information architect for over thirty years, and was the co-founder of Metataxis Ltd in 2002, a UK company specialising in information management and information architecture. Her particular interest has always been in structuring and categorising content, and I’ve built metadata schemes, thesauri, taxonomies and ontologies for government, third sector and commercial organisations around the world. She is now based in New Zealand, where she has recently been working on options for an all-of-government ontology for Archives New Zealand, as well as researching the development and use of indigenous metadata. She rans regular courses in information architecture at Victoria University Wellington.
Title: Indigenous metadata: the view from a Pākehā (non-Māori person)
EDGARDO CIVALLERO is the coordinator of the Library, Archive & Museum at Charles Darwin Foundation in Galapagos (Ecuador). He holds a degree in Library and Information Sciences from the University of Córdoba (Argentina) where he also studied and was trained in Marine Sciences and Biology. He worked as a librarian, information consultant and researcher in Spain, Argentina and Colombia. A significant part of his work in South America focused on library services for indigenous peoples. Over the past ten years he also worked on the revision of classification of languages, geography, biology and music in Universal Decimal Classification. He also contributed to the translation and proofreading of UDC Summary to Spanish, Portuguese and Esperanto, and coordinated translation into Galician and Basque. Edgardo's research interest is in knowledge classification, digital humanities, oral tradition and the recovery of endangered sounds (languages and music). His research and writing include topics of sustainability, degrowth, open access and decolonization, and their relation to information in a Knowledge Society.
Title: Moving between two worlds: translating a classification system
LUDO WALTMAN is professor of Quantitative Science Studies and deputy director at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) at Leiden University. He is also associate director of the Research on Research Institute. His work focuses on developing new infrastructures, algorithms, and tools to support research assessment, science policy, and scholarly communication. Together with his colleague Nees Jan van Eck, Ludo has developed the well-known VOSviewer software tool for bibliometric visualization. Ludo is coordinator of the CWTS Leiden Ranking, a bibliometric ranking of major universities worldwide. He also coordinates the Initiative for Open Abstracts (I4OA). In addition, Ludo serves as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Quantitative Science Studies. Personal webpage
Title: Openness of bibliometric metadata
CLARA CALERO-MEDINA is a senior researcher at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) of Leiden University in the Netherlands. She has a background in Economics, and Science and Technologies Studies. As a researcher her work is related with network analysis applied to scientific publications, particularly citations and co-authorship networks for the study of research performance. Clara has published numerous papers related with these issues. Another line of her research is related University Rankings. Finally she is also involved in the CWTS research team 'Society using research Evaluation'. At CWTS, Clara is also coordinating and managing the different contract research projects carried out at the institute. Personal webpage
Title: The CWTS Leiden Ranking: a responsible approach to university ranking
PHILIPP MAYR-SCHLEGEL is a team leader (Information & Data Retrieval) at the GESIS - Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences department Knowledge Technologies for the Social Sciences (WTS). He holds a PhD degree in applied informetrics and information retrieval from Humboldt University Berlin and published extensively on the topic of areas informetrics, information retrieval and digital libraries. His research group “Information and Data Retrieval” is working on methods and techniques of interactive information and dataset retrieval and maintains and further develops information systems for the social sciences. Philipp's research interest include: interactive IR, scholarly recommendation systems, non-textual ranking, bibliometric and scientometric methods, applied informetrics, science models in digital libraries, knowledge representation, semantic technologies, user studies, information behavior. Personal webpage
Title: Analysing self-citations in a large bibliometric database
PEI-SHAN CHI is a senior researcher at the Centre for Research & Development Monitoring and the Faculty of Economics and Business at KU Leuven. She holds a BA and MA in library and information science from National Taiwan University, and completed a PhD at the Institute of Library and Information Science, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in 2014. Her research interests include bibliometric analysis, indicator development, and research evaluation in the social sciences and humanities.
Title: Research impact beyond scholarly communication: the big challenge of Scientometrics 2.0
WOLFGANG GLÄNZEL is Director of the Centre for R&D Monitoring (ECOOM) and Research Professor at KU Leuven. He is also affiliated with the Dept. Science Policy & Scientometrics at the Library and Information Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest (Hungary). Wolfgang Glänzel studied mathematics at the Eötvös Lorand University (ELTE) in Budapest. He holds a doctorate in mathematics from ELTE obtained in 1984 as well as a PhD in the Social Sciences obtained from Leiden University (Netherlands) in 1997. He worked about twenty years at the Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences before he moved to Leuven (Belgium) in 2002, where he works and lives at present. He is also Guest Professor at several Universities in China and the UK. Wolfgang Glänzel has published about numerous journal articles, proceedings and book chapters and co-authored/edited several books as well. He was Alexander von Humboldt Fellow for two years in Germany. In 1999 he received the international Derek deSolla Price Award for outstanding contributions to the quantitative studies of science. He is the Secretary-Treasurer of the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISSI) and Editor-in-Chief of the Society’s Newsletter. Wolfgang Glänzel is Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Scientometrics since 2014.
Title: Research impact beyond scholarly communication: the big challenge of Scientometrics 2.0
DAKOTA MURRAY is a Postdoctoral research associate at the Center for Complex Network Research at Northeastern University, and has demonstrated experience studying sources of bias in scientific careers, the mobility of scientists, and disagreement in science. He holds a doctorate in Informatics from Indiana University Bloomington. His current research focuses on leveraging full-text data and computational tools for developing an empirical and quantitative approach for studying scientific debates and consensus.. Personal webpage
Title: Understanding scientific disagreement
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