Biljana Kosanovic

04 Nov 2019

Biljana Kosanovic

Organisation: 
University of Belgrade
Professional Title: 
Information specialist

Information specialist interested in and focused on Open Science policy and implementation. She has been serving as OpenAIRE national coordinator for Serbia since 2014 as well as coordinating a few groups and projects focused on implementing Open Science strategy in Serbia on national and institutional level. With academic background in mathematics and information science, she was based at the National Library of Serbia until 2014, serving as a national coordinator for subscription for international publishers and vendors. During her career, she has established KoBSON (Serbian Library Consortium for Coordinated Acquisition) and coordinated and developed it for the following 12 years; established DOISerbia project for assigning DOI to articles in Serbian journals; established National PhD Thesis Portal (NaRDUS) and has helped with establishment and management of SCIndeks (Serbian Citation Index).

Biljana will bring her experience in implementing open science in developing and transition countries. Additionally she could help in activities in order to motivate stakeholders to the benefit of OS (especially on policy level).