- ICM University of Warsaw
Krzysztof Siewicz is a doctor of law, mediator, and legal counsel specialising in legal issues concerning information processing. At ICM he coordinates the project “Library of Science” (https://bibliotekanauki.pl), the largest Polish platform of Open Access publications. He co-represented ICM in the team of experts on Open Access formed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Eduction. Formerly, he was a lecturer at Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw and Koźmiński University. As the Creative Commons Poland Legal Lead, he prepared the Polish implementation of CC 3.0 licenses. His doctoral thesis concerned the legal protection of the freedoms of software users (Universiteit Leiden, the Netherlands). LLM, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, Graduate of the Uniwersity of Warsaw, Legal Studies Department.
Library of Science – a case for the nationwide support and development of Open Access journals
The Library of Science (Biblioteka Nauki, https://bibliotekanauki.pl) is one of the biggest European Open Access publication platforms and hosts more than 460000 publications from over 1550 journals. It is publicly funded and most of the hosted journals are Diamond OA, which means that the publishers of these journals also rely on public funding in their […]