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Plenary Session

The Plenary Session will be used to discuss the most important aspects of the scientific publishing in Central and Eastern Europe, and the Balkans.

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Section 1. Nationwide and international scientific publishing projects

Section Chair: Dr. Leonid. Y. Kostenko, V. I. Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine

This section will discuss many aspects of science information policy of the Slavic countries, large-scale national and multinational electronic publishing and digital library projects, such as "doiSerbia", "eLibrary.ru", "Hrčak", "Scientific Periodicals of Ukraine" etc.

This section covers the following issues:

  • Slavic scholary publishing and the challenges of globalization;
  • scientific publishing industry of Central and Eastern European counties and the Balkans – trends and forecasts;
  • formation and development of international, national and corporate lists of scholarly journals, which are recognized by governments and research funding agencies;
  • languages of scientific communication in Slavic Europe and drivers for bilingual plagiarism;
  • national reference databases of Slavic countries;
  • technological and marketing strategies of the most important publishing companies;
  • problems of and requirements for large-scale digital publishing infrastructure.

Directors
  • Leonid Kostenko, V. I. Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine, Ukraine
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Section 2. Open access journals of Slavic countries

Section Chair: Dr. Tetiana O. Yaroshenko, National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy

This section will be focused on sharing experiences on topics dedicated to development of open access journals in the Slavic countries and implementing of successful models for these journals.

We invite papers related to the following topics:

  • open access policy of Central and Eastern European counties and the Balkans;
  • benefits of publishing in open access journals: views of researchers and librarians;
  • opposition to open access in Slavic Europe;
  • national adoption of copyleft licenses;
  • business models for open access journals publishing: case studies of successful publishers.

Directors
  • Tetiana Yaroshenko, National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy
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Section 3. Digital infrastructure of Slavic scientific periodicals

Section Chair: Prof. Andriy A. Kryuchin, Institute for Information Recording of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

The Section will be devoted to discussing the technical issues of the electronic publishing and digital library projects, new systems and techniques of information acquisition, processing, analysis, storage and delivery.

Please consider submitting a paper to this section if your research covers the following topics:

  • integrated digital solutions for scientific publishers and academic libraries;
  • innovative services supporting collaborative editorial workflow;
  • metadata and integration of distributed digital libraries;
  • infrastructure for primary data management;
  • tools and services for parsing of unstructured and semi-structured text data;
  • digital thesauruses and automatic indexing of scientific information;
  • development of automatic anti-plagiarism systems;
  • long-term storage and infrastructures for digital preservation.

Directors
  • Andriy Kryuchin, Institute for Information Recording of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
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Section 4. European science and research through scientometric comparative analysis

Section Chair: Dr. Denys V. Solovianenko, V. I. Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine

This section is devoted to scientometric studies in Slavic-languages scientific communities. We plan to discuss coverage of European science in Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar and other international databases. Also we address national scientometric initiatives such as Russian Science Citation Index and Serbian SCIndeks.

We welcome submissions in the following areas:

  • scientific research potential and global research collaboration in Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans;
  • representativeness of citation databases: language and geographical distribution of sources and authors;
  • scientometric impact on government science policies and funding of research;
  • development of methods, techniques and indicators for quantitative analysis in STM, social science and humanities;
  • authoritative control and identification of authors/institutions (name disambiguation, transliteration problem etc.);
  • scientometric case studies.

Directors
  • Denys Solovianenko, V. I. Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine
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Section 5. Archives of Slavic scientific serials in modern context

Section Chair: Dr. Natalia G. Solons'ka, V. I. Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine

The Section will discuss the wide range of issues concerning current paradigms in Slavic studies of science.

The main topics of our discussion are:

  • history of scientific publishing in Slavic-speaking countries and territories;
  • current state of Slavic journal collections in libraries and archives worldwide;
  • development of scientific terminology in Slavic-languages academic society;
  • digitization projects and digital archives of academic journals;
  • topical issues of Slavic studies of science.

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Seminar on publishing with Open Journal Systems

Directors
  • Dmytro Domin, Eastern-European Journal of Enterprise Technologies
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