DIGITAL.CSIC, Spanish National Research Council

Isabel has been manager of DIGITAL.CSIC, the Open Access repository of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) since 2010. She has a background in Library Science, International Relations, Economics and History. Before joining DIGITAL.CSIC, she worked in EIFL Knowledge Sharing, Negotiations with Publishers and Library Consortium Building Programmes and in the European Commission on ICT applications in libraries, museums, and archives and in academic affairs. Her fields of expertise include Open Science (with a particular focus on repositories, research data management, copyright and other legal issues) as well as access to knowledge in developing and transition countries. She currently participates in EOSC SYNERGY Project. Profiles at,


My work focuses on advancing FAIR data in a multidisciplinary and growingly interdisciplinary environment and issues of interest include greater interoperability between existing standards, training researchers on how to implement good practices, and how to consolidate data related services in research libraries agenda. My work also includes support services as to legal matters such as copyright and management of sensitive data. Available for participation in processes to put forward and enable research libraries agendas and improve engagement with research data communities.


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