Bojan Macan

Head of the Centre for Scientific Information, Ruđer Bošković Institute

Bojan Macan is head of the Centre for scientific information at the Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia. He has a PhD in information and communication sciences as well as graduation diploma of information sciences (librarianship) and Croatian language and literature, all from University of Zagreb, Faculty of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

He published around 20 articles in international and domestic journals and conference proceedings, as well as two book chapters. Bojan was/is a collaborator on four international projects of European Union related with open access and open science (NI4OS-Europe, OpenAIRE Advance, OpenAIRE 2020 and OpenAIRE Plus) as well as on few national projects and initiatives related with building national open access infrastructure. He has also actively participated in many international and domestic conferences and is very active in education activities through university teaching, various educational trainings, as well as training of librarians through the Center for continuing professional training of librarians.

Bojan is particularly interested in the challenges posed by changes in scientific communication, especially related with the open science initiative, and the role which research libraries can play in that process.