Sylvia Koukounidou, is a University Officer and holds the position of the Coordinator of the Digitization and Archives Office of the University of Cyprus Library.
She has a BSc in Archival and Library Science and an MBA with concentration in MIS – Management Information Systems.
Since 2004, Sylvia is participating in many projects of the University of Cyprus Library and from September 2009 she is participating in the Pan – European projects OpenAIRE as the Cyprus National Open Access Desk (NOAD) coordinator. She is also participating in the European Project NI4OS Europe – National Initiatives for Open Science in Europe.
Furthermore, she acts as a moderator for the Working Group of Open Access in Cyprus and she is among the editors of the National Open Access Policy, adopted by the Republic of Cyprus in February 2016.
She is also one of the founding members and Treasurer of Cypriot association of copyright law (Cypriot affiliate of ALAI), a member of the National Digitisation Committee and in the years 2012 – 2014 she acted as a President of the Board of CALIS (Cyprus Association of Librarians – Information Scientists).
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