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Webinar Video: Supporting Data Literacy

ხუთ, 14/12/2017 - 16:20

Research libraries are increasingly focusing on providing better support and training for data literacy, both to their staff and to their community of users.  Two experts in this area are data librarians Robin Rice of the University of Edinburgh and John Southall, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford — authors of the Data Librarian’s Handbook. They…

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Workshop: “How Research Institutions and Libraries can help deliver the European Open Science Cloud” – Registration is open!

ორშ, 11/12/2017 - 16:22

LIBER, within the framework of the EOSCpilot project, is organising the workshop: “How Research Institutions and Libraries can help deliver the European Open Science Cloud” during the IDCC18 Conference to take place in Barcelona in February 2018.   About the workshop This workshop will take place on the 19th of February 2018, 13:30 – 16:30, NH…

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Implementing FAIR Data Principles: The Role of Libraries

პარ, 08/12/2017 - 12:27

The FAIR Data Principles are essential for libraries who want to foster and extend research data services. For libraries which do not already actively promote and include the FAIR Data Principles in their work, LIBER’s Research Data Management Working Group has produced a factsheet with tips on getting started. Please download the Factsheet and share…

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EUDAT Conference: Putting the EOSC Vision Into Practice

ხუთ, 07/12/2017 - 16:59

From the 22nd to the 25th of January 2018, the city of Porto (Portugal) will host the next EUDAT Conference entitled “Putting the EOSC vision into practice”. Gathering community decision-makers and data managers, scientists & research communities, policy-makers, e-Infrastructure initiatives, research infrastructures and ESFRI projects, the EUDAT Conference will: Discuss the progress of the European…

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New​ ​Coalition​ ​Aims to ​Secure​ ​the​ ​Future​ ​of​ ​Open​ ​Science

ხუთ, 30/11/2017 - 19:34

In an effort to strengthen and secure the network of non-commercial services that underpin the burgeoning field of Open Science, a newly-formed coalition of international organisations is spearheading an unconventional appeal. The Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (SCOSS), which formed just over a year ago, is making its first funding appeal to the…

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Busting TDM Myths & Misunderstandings

ხუთ, 30/11/2017 - 14:56

A broad TDM Exception is important for everyone (not just researchers), would boost Europe’s economy and doesn’t mean that publishers would lose money. A new factsheet — Myths & Misunderstandings about Text and Data Mining in the Copyright Reform  — explains each of the above statements, and busts other misconceptions such as the idea that copies of…

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LIBER 2018: Call for Papers

პარ, 24/11/2017 - 16:18

The Call for Papers for LIBER’s 2018 Annual Conference — in Lille, France from 4 to 6 July 2018 — is now open. The deadline for submitting a proposal is 19 February 2018. Guidance and conference topics are outlined in detail below. Research libraries as an Open Science hub: from strategy to action The theme of the conference connects…

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Proposed TDM Exception Remains Too Narrow

ოთხ, 15/11/2017 - 17:43

The European Commission’s proposed exception for Text and Data Mining remains too narrow and should be changed so that anyone with lawful access to content can use technology to read that content. In addition, the proposals should be modified so that scientists can ensure their results are reproducible and verifiable. This was the message which…

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LIBER Strategy: Looking Back & Moving Forward

პარ, 10/11/2017 - 17:56

LIBER believes in the power of research libraries to be a force for positive change, and to shape the future. In recent years, our active and dedicated community has come together to make that belief a reality. Under our 2013-2017 Strategy, Reinventing the Research Library for the Future, over 100 staff from LIBER libraries volunteered…

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Looking Back At LIBER’s 2013-2017 Strategy: What We Achieved

პარ, 10/11/2017 - 17:56

LIBER believes in the power of research libraries to be a force for positive change, and to shape the future. In recent years, our active and dedicated community has come together to make that belief a reality. Under our 2013-2017 Strategy, Reinventing the Research Library for the Future, over 100 staff from LIBER libraries volunteered…

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LIBER Strategy: Looking Back & Moving Forward

პარ, 10/11/2017 - 17:56

LIBER believes in the power of research libraries to be a force for positive change, and to shape the future. In recent years, our active and dedicated community has come together to make that belief a reality. Under our 2013-2017 Strategy, Reinventing the Research Library for the Future, over 100 staff from LIBER libraries volunteered…

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Proposed TDM Exception Remains Too Narrow

ხუთ, 09/11/2017 - 10:36

The European Commission’s proposed exception for Text and Data Mining remains too narrow and should be changed so that anyone with lawful access to content can use technology to read that content. In addition, the proposals should be modified so that scientists can ensure their results are reproducible and verifiable. This was the message which…

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LIBER Endorses Jussieu Call For Open Science and Bibliodiversity

პარ, 27/10/2017 - 12:51

LIBER’s Executive Board has endorsed the Jussieu Call for Open Science and Bibliodiversity. The Call was drafted on the campus Jussieu in Paris by a French group comprising researchers and scientific publishing professionals working together in Open Access and Public Scientific Publishing task forces of BSN (Bibliothèque scientifique numérique, or Digital Scientific Library). It aims…

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LIBER Endorses Jussieu Call For Open Science and Bibliodiversity

პარ, 27/10/2017 - 12:51

LIBER’s Executive Board has endorsed the Jussieu Call for Open Science and Bibliodiversity. The Call was drafted on the campus Jussieu in Paris by a French group comprising researchers and scientific publishing professionals working together in Open Access and Public Scientific Publishing task forces of BSN (Bibliothèque scientifique numérique, or Digital Scientific Library). It aims…

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LIBER at the FORCE11 2017 Conference in Berlin.

ორშ, 23/10/2017 - 15:15

The FORCE2017 Research Communication and e-¬Scholarship Conference “brings together a diverse group of people interested in changing the way in which scholarly and scientific information is communicated and shared. The goal is to maximize efficiency and accessibility. The conference is non¬traditional, with all stakeholders coming to the table for open discussion on an even playing field…

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LIBER at the FORCE11 2017 Conference in Berlin.

ორშ, 23/10/2017 - 15:15

The FORCE2017 Research Communication and e-¬Scholarship Conference “brings together a diverse group of people interested in changing the way in which scholarly and scientific information is communicated and shared. The goal is to maximize efficiency and accessibility. The conference is non¬traditional, with all stakeholders coming to the table for open discussion on an even playing field…

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The Open Science Cafe at the Open Science Fair

პარ, 20/10/2017 - 19:43

In order for open science to happen, it is important to get out of your own bubble and connect to stakeholders with different interests in science, policy, research workflows and infrastructures. That is why LIBER hosted an Open Science Cafe at the Open Science Fair in Athens last September. The initiative was organised together with…

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The Open Science Cafe at the Open Science Fair

პარ, 20/10/2017 - 19:25

In order for open science to happen, it is important to get out of your own bubble and connect to stakeholders with different interests in science, policy, research workflows and infrastructures. That is why LIBER hosted an Open Science Cafe at the Open Science Fair in Athens last September. The initiative was organised together with…

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