Description of the topic: The development of the International Register of Book Publishers (IRAP) in the framework of ENRESSH COST action will entail joint research and technical work at least it three specific topics: a) collecting and standardisation of information for book publishers from different countries; b) analysing the diversity of the European book publishing landscape; c) database design (structure, metadata, book publishers’ discoverability, etc.) and data visualization.
Objectives: The general objective of the proposal is conducting research and technical work for making possible a comprehensive information system on academic book publishers for research evaluation purposes.
- Broadening the current book publishers’ coverage of SPI Expanded
- Providing a new brand to the information system.
- Designing a database for discoverability, analysis and visualization of academic book publishers.
Duration: between 2 weeks and 2 months;
Host institution: Spanish National Research Council
Location: Calle Albasanz, 26-28. 28037. Madrid (Spain)