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Silvio Peroni

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Classical Philology and Italian Studies

Academic discipline: INF/01 Informatics

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Grants and e-Scholarships to work on open citations and WikiCite

The steering committee of WikiCite is offering two categories of finantial support (grants and e-scholarships, introduced below) which support the goals of WikiCite. WikiCite is a Wikimedia initiative to develop open citations and linked bibliographic data to serve free knowledge, which has several links with the work OpenCitations is running – i.e. the independent infrastructure organization dedicated to the publication of open bibliographic and citation data managed by the Research Centre for Open Scholarly Metadata at the University of Bologna.

Application deadline: 1 October 2020

Projects completion deadline: 1 May 2021.

1. Project & Event grants
Grants between $2,000 and $10,000 (USD equivalent) available to individuals, groups, and organisations with a project of any nature that supports the goals of Wikicite. More information about eligibility criteria and the application form are available on the WikiCite project & event grants homepage.

2. e-Scholarships
An e-scholarship provides a per-diem equivalent allowance for 1-5 people to stay at their home(s) and work for 2-4 days on a project supporting the mission of WikiCite. More information about eligibility criteria, program design principles, and the application form are available on the WikiCite e-scholarships homepage.

Published on: August 21 2020