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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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EU Copyright Proposals Put Digital Humanities At Risk

ორშ, 26/11/2018 - 14:15

The Digital Humanities — a growing field which many of Europe’s research libraries strongly support — risks being hit by a proposed amendment to the EU draft Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. The problem stems from a change proposed to Article 6. The proposal adopted by the European Parliament undermines how the…

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LIBER’s Copyright & Legal Matters Working Group – Shaping the Development of Digital Learning in Europe

პარ, 23/11/2018 - 14:20

Over a dozen people serve on LIBER’s Copyright & Legal Matters Working Group. They use their skills as copyright specialists, librarians, lawyers, professors and communications professionals to monitor current European law and react to proposed changes, on behalf of libraries, archives, researchers and students. This blog post covers the group’s background and successes, and explains…

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A Vision for Open Science

ორშ, 19/11/2018 - 18:09

A few months after the very exciting workshop Research Institutions and Libraries and the role of Funders in the European Open Science Cloud, which brought together key representatives of research funding organisations, research institutions and libraries, a group of participants have produced a report outlining their vision for open science. The report (which can be…

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LIBER 2019: Call for Papers

ხუთ, 15/11/2018 - 13:59

The Call for Papers for LIBER’s 2019 Annual Conference in Dublin, from 26 to 28 June, is now open. The deadline for submitting a proposal is 14 January 2019. Guidance and conference topics are outlined in detail below. Theme: Research Libraries for Society In this time of information overload, ‘fake news’, ever-growing possibilities of digital scholarship and…

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Europe Needs A Broad & Mandatory TDM Exception

სამ, 13/11/2018 - 19:24

LIBER has signed an open letter calling for a broad and mandatory Text and Data Mining exception, in order to guarantee that European research and innovation can thrive. Our call comes as the European Commission, Council and Parliament negotiate final changes on a revised copyright framework for Europe. In September, the European Parliament finalised its own position…

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LIBER Survey: Tell Us What You Think!

სამ, 13/11/2018 - 18:09

Here at LIBER, we’re always trying to improve. To help us better serve LIBER libraries and the broader research community we’re doing a survey. From now until November 30th, you can use our brief survey to tell us how satisfied you are with LIBER, what we could do better and which new activities we should…

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