Topic 3.2: Setting up a pilot study for interoperating information systems via VIRTA Finnish platform (WP3)

By 5 June 2017
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Host institution: CSC – IT Center for Science Ltd, Research Information Management and Interoperability

Description of the topic:  The STSM contributes to the WG3 goal of setting up a pilot study for interoperating at least 2 research information systems via VIRTA Finnish platform, and hence to task 4 of WG3 (“Design a roadmap for a European bibliometric database”). The STSM will contribute to the European VIRTA pilot aiming at the development of a European database of research information.

Objectives:

– to analyse publication data quality in the VIRTA pilot;

– to perform bibliometric analysis: A comparison of pilot organizations, for example in terms of co-publishing, publication types, or internationality.

Results: A paper on multilateral comparisons between countries.

Special criteria for this STSM: preferably the applicant has access to and is familiar with the data infrastructure in their own country or region.

Practical details:

Working group: WG3 (databases and uses of data for understanding SSH research)

Duration: between two weeks and two months, longer stay is preferable

Location: CSC – IT Center for Science Ltd, Espoo, Finland

Contact: Hanna-Mari Puuska (hanna-mari.puuska@csc.fi)