Published September 25, 2023 | Version v1
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Developing the National Open Access Monitor, Ireland: Stakeholder Webinar


These are the slides from a public webinar, held on 22nd September 2023, to introduce stakeholders to the National Open Access Monitor. There are two files: the IReL slides and the OpenAIRE slides.


  • National Open Access Monitor, Ireland: 
    • Monitor’s Scope: As established by the February 2023 stakeholder survey (IReL) 
    • Description & Functionalities: A comprehensive overview of the Monitor and its capabilities (OpenAIRE) 
    • User Personas & Stakeholders: Understanding the primary users and beneficiaries (OpenAIRE) 
    • Open Science Data & Indicators Quality aspects (OpenAIRE) 
  • Introduction to Engagement and Training (IReL & OpenAIRE) 
  • Next steps & Discussion (IReL) 

The contributors were Dr Catherine Ferris (IReL), Project Manager, National Open Access Monitor Project; Natalia Manola (OpenAIRE), CEO; Ioanna Grypari (OpenAIRE), Project Manager, OpenAIRE National Open Access Monitor, Ireland; Leonidas Pispiringas (OpenAIRE), Scholarly Communication Technical Expert; and Harry Dimitropoulos (OpenAIRE), Technical Manager (Funders & Text Mining Expert).

A recording of the webinar is available here:

The webinar launch announcement can be found here:
The context is detailed in the National Open Access Monitor Project Plan here:

This project is managed by IReL and has received funding from Ireland’s National Open Research Forum under the NORF Open Research Fund.



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