Isabel Bernal

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Ms Isabel Bernal

Professional Title: Librarian
Other: Open Access Repository Manager

Primary domain: Open Access, Open Data

Organization name: DIGITAL.CSIC Repository, Unit of Information Resources for Research, Spanish National Research Council

Organization type: Academia/Research

City / Country: Madrid - Spain

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Manager of the institutional repository of the Spanish National Research Council, DIGITAL.CSIC. Member of Executive Board of COAR Controlled Vocabularies Working Group. Previously worked at Stichting EIFL headquarters in Rome, European Commission DG INFSO in Luxembourg and Delegation of the European Union to the United States in Washington, DC, and University of Seville. Postgraduate education in Library and Information Sciences and International Relations and Economics. Since 2010 DIGITAL.CSIC has been promoting several services for institutional constituencies to manage research data and make them available in open access. These services include support to researchers to comply with funders' and publishers' open data policies, best practices to manage data through their whole life cycle, training for researchers, librarians and project managers and data visualization services. An overview of such services, training material and recommended good practices at LIBER Case Study: Raw Data at the Spanish National Research Council and Related Services by the Institutional Repository DIGITAL.CSIC (, and