Presentation on theme: "Supporting and improving open access take- up in Mediterranean Europe NORDBIB 2012 Tuesday, June 12 th Copenhagen Dr Victoria Tsoukala| EKT/NHRF Project."— Presentation transcript:
Supporting and improving open access take- up in Mediterranean Europe NORDBIB 2012 Tuesday, June 12 th Copenhagen Dr Victoria Tsoukala| EKT/NHRF Project Coordinator
capitalize on current joint achievements of an existing Mediterranean network for the promotion of Open Access. facilitate the development of explicit and coordinated Open Access strategies and policies in the aforementioned and neighboring countries reinforce regional coordination of strategies and structures among Member States Partners: National Documentation Centre/NHRF (Greece; coordinator), CASPUR (Italy), CNRS (France), FECYT (Spain), Uminho (Portugal), LIBER (NL), Unottingham (UK), ENCES (Germany), U Hacettepe (Turkey) Duration: Dec 1, 2011 to Nov 30, 2013 (24 th months); Science in Society 2011, FP7, DG Research (officer: Dr. Jean Francois Dechamp) MEDOANET concept
Specific objectives National Coordination Mapping national strategies policies and structures, enabling new ones Creating national processes for implementing Open Access and increasing specific policies (mandates by funders, national laws, institutional mandates, gold publishing)- National Task Forces-National Meetings in each of the countries in the fall Coordinating the Med countries, as well as other countries Partner workshop to discuss findings and prospects European and International networking A European Workshop: to take place in Feb 2012 at Minho, possibly alongside an OpenAire workshop to maximize synergies between projects Guidelines for the implementation of OA policies Networking and creating synergies Outreach and Engagement Dissemination activities, project platform and European Conference organisation Final project conference
Mapping National Situations Three surveys going on until June 15 th in Greece, Turkey, Italy, France, Spain and Portugal, addressed to –Research Funders –Research Performing Institutions –Publishers –Kindly ask that you fill the surveys if you fall in any of the above categories and countries, or ask the appropriate person to do so. Ask me for more info!!