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LIBER Webinar: Open Science – Inspiring Cultural Change In Your Library

ორშ, 04/03/2019 - 16:50

Embracing Open Science is critical if we are to make science more collaborative, reproducible, transparent and impactful. Open Science undoubtedly has the power to positively influence society, but its implementation is not yet universal. A revolution is required: one which opens up research processes and changes mindsets in favour of a world where policies, tools…

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EOSCpilot & LIBER Webinar: Ethical Issues & Skills in the European Open Science Cloud

ხუთ, 21/02/2019 - 10:34

The implications of ethics and private/sensitive data are often underappreciated and misunderstood. At the same time, the European Open Science Cloud requires both researchers and service providers to have a high degree of awareness and competence on these topics. Policies covering ethical issues should not be an add-on but a key element of research practice…

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LIBER Welcomes Final Copyright Directive Text

ხუთ, 14/02/2019 - 16:46

LIBER welcomes news that negotiators from the European Parliament and the Council have agreed a final compromise text for the European Union’s Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. The proposed Directive, which has been nearly three years in the making, contains many positive developments for Europe’s library, education and research community. Notably, it…

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A New Copyright Directive: Don’t Throw the Baby Out With the Bathwater!

ორშ, 11/02/2019 - 17:40

The EU draft Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market is reaching the end game. In the run up the European elections in May this year, the Commission, Council and Parliament are having to agree the final wording of this new Directive. As reported by LIBER recently two articles remain extremely controversial – Article…

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Open Access Working Group: Statement on Plan S guidelines

ორშ, 04/02/2019 - 14:00

The recently published guidance for the implementation of Plan S offers welcome new details on how full and immediate Open Access to research publications would be achieved under this new initiative. As LIBER stated in September, when Plan S was first announced, we fully support the ambitions of Plan S. It aligns with LIBER’s 2018-2022…

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Job Opening: Community Engagement & Communications Officer

პარ, 11/01/2019 - 17:33

LIBER is Europe’s largest research library network. We help our university, national and special libraries to support world-class research. Founded in 1971 and based in The Hague, LIBER is involved in a range of European projects addressing the barriers on the path towards Open Science. LIBER is seeking a Community Engagement & Communications Officer to…

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Survey Reveals Need for Guidance on Trustworthy Places to Publish Research

ოთხ, 19/12/2018 - 14:00

A recent survey shows that the mission of the Think. Check. Submit initiative – to help researchers identify trusted journals for their research – is highly appreciated.  Fifty-six percent of the survey’s 410 respondents said the Think. Check. Submit service was ‘essential’ or ‘very useful’, and more than 75% said they would definitely recommend Think. Check. Submit. to a colleague. Preliminary…

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Could You Be LIBER’s Next Executive Board Member?

სამ, 18/12/2018 - 18:16

Are you a passionate research librarian or library director who would like to take your career to the next level? Want to be part of a dynamic and active group, committed to furthering the work of research libraries across Europe? Do you have ideas for LIBER’s future direction? If so, please consider joining our Executive…

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LIBER Copyright Update: Digital Humanities Campaign, Trilogue Progress & Plans for 2019

სამ, 18/12/2018 - 14:21

LIBER’s Copyright & Legal Matters Working Group has been busy in recent weeks, keeping track of various copyright developments and making plans for next year. Before we break for the Christmas holidays, here’s an overview of what has recently been achieved and what we’re working on for 2019. If you would like to receive future…

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Webinar Video & Audio: Skills and Training in Open Science and the EOSC ecosystem

პარ, 14/12/2018 - 16:54

Interested in skills and training in Open Science and the EOSC ecosystem, as it relates to libraries and researchers? On 14 December 2018, LIBER recorded a webinar in collaboration with the EOSCpilot project. The goal of the webinar was to connect LIBER’s community with the EOSCpilot project’s work on skills for stewardship in the EOSC context,…

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LIBER Open Access Working Group: Statement on Plan S Guidelines

ხუთ, 06/12/2018 - 16:10

The recently published guidance for the implementation of Plan S offers welcome new details on how full and immediate Open Access to research publications would be achieved under this new initiative. As LIBER stated in September, when Plan S was first announced, we fully support the ambitions of Plan S. It aligns with LIBER’s 2018-2022 Strategy — specifically our…

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Webinar Video & Audio: Reproducibility Librarianship in Practice

ხუთ, 06/12/2018 - 11:17

Librarians are already engaged with research data management, open access publishing, grant compliance, pre-registration. In this webinar, organised by LIBER’s Research Data Management Working Group, speaker Vicky Steeves says it’s time we as a profession add reproducibility to that repertoire. The webinar was recorded and can now be viewed on YouTube. An audio recording is on Soundcloud and…

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LIBER 2018: Annual Conference Survey Results

სამ, 27/11/2018 - 18:27

Thank you to everyone who participated in our feedback survey for LIBER’s 2018 Annual Conference in Lille, France. The main findings are listed below and will be used to improve our 2019 conference in Dublin, Ireland (26-28 June at Trinity College Dublin). Presentations and recordings from LIBER 2018 can be found here, and highlights are summarised…

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Data Repository Survey: Please Share Your Views

სამ, 27/11/2018 - 15:31

Data repositories play a crucial role in the evolution of Open Science. LIBER’s Research Data Management Working Group has created two questionnaires in order to: Analyse the FAIRness of repositories and their data; Compose a list of recommendations for the implementation of the FAIR principles; Analyse misconceptions related to the principles’ definition and implementation; Analyse…

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