We are pleased to announce that, after two online editions, the 2023 edition of the Workshop on Open Citations and Open Scholarly Metadata will come back to Bologna, on 26-27 October 2023. – https://workshop-oc.github.io.
During the two-day event, researchers, policy-makers and scholarly publishers will gather in the historical location of the University of Bologna to take part in the plenary presentations and discussions around this year’s theme:
The value of open scholarly metadata for research assessment purposes.
If you wish to participate in the Workshop on Open Citations and Open Scholarly Metadata 2023 as an attendee, please fill in the form by providing the requested information and a short bio to apply for the event. You will receive a notification of acceptance by 25 June. In case of oversubscriptions, the organisers will select attendees from among those who have applied.
If you wish to talk in the Workshop of Open Citations and Open Scholarly Metadata 2023, please fill in both the first part and the second part of the application form to submit a contribution (max 500 words) that fits this year’s theme “The value of open scholarly metadata for research assessment purposes”. The organizing committee will decide if the selected submissions will involve either a talk of 10-minute duration, with a 5-minute discussion following, or a poster presentation.
Application form: https://forms.gle/VGTazRBQdcYafuAe7
21 May 2023 11 June 2023 ( h. 23:59 AoE ).
Fees and expenses
For the accepted attendees and contributors, we request a small registration fee (VAT included) of €100 to cover expenses (€25 for students). We will provide lunches and refreshments on all days, and a free workshop dinner on Thursday 26 October.
Those attending will be expected to cover the cost of their own travel and accommodation, and a list of recommended hotels and guest houses is available here.
Details of how to pay will be sent with the notification of acceptance together with information to finalize the registration.
Please circulate this invitation to any colleagues that you think might be interested in attending this workshop.
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 the European capital of culture, and in 2006, a UNESCO “city of music”. Bologna’s porticoes have been listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2021.
The University of Bologna is the oldest university in the western world, and one of the largest universities in Italy (with about 90,000 enrolled students).
The workshop will take place at the University of Bologna in the heart of the city – the Department of History, Cultures, and Civilization (Italian translation: Dipartimento di Storia, Culture e Civiltà), Piazza S. Giovanni in Monte, 2, Room “Aula Prodi”.
The event will be also live-streamed.
List of organizers
Giovanni Colavizza (University of Amsterdam; ScholarIndex)
Chiara Di Giambattista (University of Bologna; OpenCitations)
Ivan Heibi (University of Bologna; OpenCitations)
Philipp Mayr (GESIS – Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences; EXCite/OUTCite)
Silvio Peroni (University of Bologna; OpenCitations)
Matteo Romanello (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne; ScholarIndex)
David Shotton (University of Oxford; OpenCitations)
Ludo Waltman (Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University; VOSViewer)