Bianca Amaro

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Dr Bianca Amaro Chair

Member since: 12/21/2018 - 12:01
Professional title: 
Programme Manager/Project Manager
Primary Domain/Field of Expertise (Other): 
Open Science - Copyright Law
Other (professional title): 
General Coordinator of Research and Maintenance of Consolidated Products
Organization name: 
Instituto Brasileiro de Informação em Ciência e Tecnologia - IBICT
Organization type: 
Government/Public Services

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PhD in Applied Linguistics at the Pompeu Fabra University (Spain) and graduated in Librarianship, Law and Letters. President of the Network of Repositories of Open Access to Science (LA Reference). Member of the Executive Committee of the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR), Coordinator of the Brazilian Center for the Regional Online Information System for Scientific Journals in Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal. (Latindex), Coordinator of the Brazilian Open Science Program at the Brazilian Institute of Information in Science and Technology. General Coordinator of Research and Maintenance of Consolidated Products where she coordinates the following systems and projects: Portal of Scientific Publications in Open Access (Oasisbr); Brazilian Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (BDTD); Directory of Open Access Policies for Brazilian Scientific Journals (Diadorim); and the Open Access Digital Repositories, Open Access Research Data Repositories projects; Brazilian Open Access Scientific Journals and; Integrated Brazilian Catalog of Bibliographic Records (Pinakes). Sectoral Focal Point in the thematic area of ​​the Scientific Repository of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries, Co-organizer of the Luso-Brazilian Open Science Conferences (ConfOA). Winner of the International Electronic Publishing Trust for Development (EPT 2015). She works mainly on the following topics: Scientific Communication, Copyright, Open Access to Scientific Information and Open Science.

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