Gintarė Tautkevičienė is the Library Director at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania. She has an academic background in education and is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Sciences, Humanities and Arts at KTU, also a member of the Joint Committee for PhD studies in Educational Science. Gintarė has been involved in research and a number projects on scholarly communication and Open Access. She is a national Open Access coordinator for an EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) and member of the Task Force Open Science of the CESAER network. As OpenAIRE NOAD, she is representative and liaison responsible for coordination of open access activities at the national level. Gintarė has been a member and coordinator of the Research Data Alliance National Node Lithuania in the frame of the Horizon 2020 project RDA Europe 4.0. In 2019 she became a member of the Sustainability Working Group of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). She is also a member of the Management Board of the Consortium of Lithuanian Academic Electronic Library eLABa.
Ieva Cesevičiūtė is Head of Research Information Services at the Library of Kaunas University of Technology, a position she has held since February 2015. Ieva holds a PhD in Social Sciences (Education) from Kaunas University of Technology (2004) and an MA in English Literature from Vytautas Magnus University in Lithuania (1997). She has had extensive experience in teaching, research and international project work since 1998. She has been instrumental in the Horizon 2020 projects OpenAIRE 2020 and OpenAIRE-Advance since 2015. Since 2019, Ieva has coordinated the activities of the Research Data Alliance National Node Lithuania in the frame of the Horizon 2020 project RDA Europe 4.0. In 2020 she became a member of the Training and Skills Working Group of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC).