Rosa Padrós Cuxart

Rosa Padrós Cuxart
Profile: 
Research Library Services
Working areas: 
Bibliometrics, Repositories, Open access, Research data management

How can Rosa help you?

She is a research support librarian at the UOC Library. She works alongside the research staff and accompanies them throughout the research process, from finding and handling information to assessing the quality of their scientific output. She is an expert in open access and open science and in bibliometrics.

In addition, she is co-manager of the UOC's institutional repository, O2, which centralizes the UOC community's digital publications to increase their visibility and impact.

She is manager of the support service for accreditation calls organized by the rating agencies.

She also coordinates the UOC's Interdisciplinary Working Group for research data, whose goal is to develop an institutional open access policy for research data.

Education and professional career

She has worked both in the public administration and in the private sector, in the field of archival science and documentation. Her current role is in research support.

Rosa holds an official llicenciatura degree in Information Science from the University of Barcelona (UB), and a postgraduate course in Electronic Document Management from the Graduate School of Archival and Records Management (UAB). She has broadened her training with complementary courses: research assessment, use of the DSpace software, etc.

Her academic and professional experience has enabled her to acquire a broad knowledge in open access and self-archiving policies, bibliometric indicators and open-access research data management (RDM).

She is currently a member of the Catalan University Service Consortium's (CSUC) Research Support Group, and the Spanish University Libraries Network's (REBIUN) Repositories Group.

Personal interests

I enjoy travelling, playing the piano and hiking.