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Katarina Lovrečić

curriculum vitae

Personal information:

e-mail address: katarina[dot]lovrecic[at]gmail[dot]com

Nationality: Croatian

Date of birth: 22 January 1986

Desired employment/occupational field: Open Access Advocate

Work Experience:

Dates: 04 May 2010- 04 May 2012

Occupation/Position held: Community Manager, Open Access Advocate

Main activities and responsibilities:

  • Exploring/Evangelizing the educative cause of the brand: “Open Access”
  • Creating and editing content for the official InTechWeb blog
  • Daily update of content at official Twitter and Facebook accounts
  • Maintaining the official LinkedIn group
  • News Editing at Open Access Comments website
  • Using Connotea bookmark system for the update of Open Access Tracking Project
  • Exploring various networking groups such as Open Access Week or WSIS Community
  • Educating team members about Open Access
  • Managing Open Access advocacy projects (such as SHOW, an Open Access Week manifestation)
  • Attending and presenting at Open Access conferences and workshops (i.e. presented at the SHARE Conference in Belgrade, attended the OAI 7 workshops in Geneva…)
  • Monitoring the creation of any Open Access related material such as posters, pamphlets, flyers, booklets etc.
  • Engaging students and faculty professors in different Open Access advocacy activities (i.e. the SHOW program creation)
  • Collaborating with different Open Access associations

Name and address of employer: InTech Open Access Publisher, University Campus SteP Ri, Slavka Krautzeka 83/a, 51000 Rijeka (Croatia)

Education and training:

Dates: October 2004 – May 2010

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University Campus Ri, Slavka Krautzeka bb, 51000 Rijeka (Croatia)

Title or qualification awarded: MA* in English Language and Literature and Computer Science

*Four-year MA degree (non compliant with Bologna five-year MA degree)

Personal skills and competences:

Languages: Proficient understanding, speaking and writing of English Language

Social skills and competences:

Online communication skills gained through the management of blogs, social media etc.; experience in making live presentations, public speeches; experience in interviewing; experience in project team leading

Organisational skills and competences:

Experienced in managing a two-day event at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences during the open access week: event creation, event time/space/budget planning, staff/presenters recruitment, media coverage, team members education and training etc.

Computer skills and competences:

Skilled in using different word processing programs (both for Mac and PC), spreadsheet programs, presentation programs; skilled in using WordPress blog editor and maintaining a WordPress blog; experienced in implementing a html code, and using other code languages such as C++; experienced in using tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator etc.

Other skills and competences:

Deep understanding of Open Access movement activities, efforts, ideology, aims and supporters

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