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
CHRISTIAN GALINSKI is an expert in multilingual aspects of modern society, focusing on specialized communication, information and documentation, librarianship and archives, information and knowledge management, methodology standardization, as well as related legal implications. One of the initiators of the discussion concerning the multilingual nature of our information society, he has been instrumental in founding many institutions and organizations in the field of terminology and language resources. After pursuing Japanese and Chinese studies as well as communication studies at the University of Bonn Dr. Galinski spent two years in Japan for further studies and research on the history of Japanese education. He has conceived, planned and managed a large number of projects for UNESCO and European institutions, as well as for enterprises and other organizations. He is the author of many publications resulting from his research, training, and consultancy services.
Title: Terminology standardization and database standards in general under a microcontent perspective
DAN BLAKEMORE is a Senior Policy Adviser in the Careers Division of the Department for Education where he works with colleagues on the development of policies for the careers landscape, building on the foundations laid by the Government’s 2017 careers strategy. Prior to this, he has worked for the Civil Service for 20 years in both operational and policy roles within the Home Office, HMRC and the Department for Education.
Title: Careers information: a single source
SUZANNE FRY is Head of Reference and Master Data Management at the Central Digital and Data Office (CDDO) where she works across UK government to develop standards and transform government’s use of data to drive efficiency and improve public services. Prior to that, she was Head of Classifications at the Office for National Statistics (ONS) where she was responsible for developing and launching the Taxonomy Oversight Group (TOG), alongside partners in CDDO.
Title: The Taxonomy Oversight Group and its role in UK Government taxonomies
JULIA BULLARD is an Assistant Professor at the UBC School of Information where she examines how communities instantiate their values in infrastructure, particularly through the design of knowledge organization systems. Her current work focuses on how catalogues can more fully represent LGBT2QIA+ communities and how traditional cataloguing represents Indigenous topics. She holds a PhD in Information Studies from the University of Texas at Austin, an MLIS from the University of British Columbia, and an MA in Cultural Studies and Critical Theory from McMaster University.
Title: Revising vocabularies for cultural hospitality: an argument for hospitable processes
JANE DANIELS was Bibliographic Librarian at Cardiff Metropolitan University until her retirement in April 2022. She catalogued a range of resources and also managed metadata received from system, content and service providers. She was also a member of the WHELF (Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum) Cataloguing & Metadata Group; the Jisc NBK Phase 2 Task & Finish Group for Metadata Quality & Standards - Plan M; and the Ex Libris Community Zone Management Group. She is an active member of the Joint USA, Canadian & UK Cataloguing Ethics Steering Committee, who, working with the cataloguing community of practice, produced the Cataloguing Code of Ethics in 2021. She is the immediate past Chair of the CILIP Metadata & Discovery Group (previously the Cataloguing & Indexing Group.) Since retirement she has become a volunteer at her local museum and have become an advocate for the adoption of the Code in the wider cultural sector.
Title: The Cataloguing Code of Ethics 2021: informing subject cataloguing and Indexing for marginalised communities
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