Webinar Video: Are the FAIR Data Guidelines Really Fair?

The FAIR Data Principles are a hot topic in research data management. Their adoption within the H2020 funding programme means researchers now have to pay much more attention to how their share, publish and archive their data. Recently LIBER held a Webinar on this topic, with Alastair Dunning of TU Delft as our guest speaker.…

New Partnerships With CLARIN ERIC, DARIAH

LIBER has signed two new Memoranda of Understanding, with CLARIN ERIC and with DARIAH-EU. Both organisations serve humanities scholars. CLARIN stands for “Common Language Resources and Technology lnfrastructure”. CLARIN is a research infrastructure that was initiated from the vision that all digital language resources and tools, from Europe and beyond, are accessible through a single…

Update from LIBER’s Metrics Working Group

The following is an update from the Metrics Working Group chairs, Isabella Peters and Sarah Coombs. LIBER’s Metrics Working Group, launched in 2016, is now in full swing and has recently had its first article accepted for publication by Digital Library Perspectives. The article is a critical discussion of the Leiden Manifesto for libraries already engaged…

Registration Open for LIBER 2017

Registration is now open for LIBER’s 2017 Annual Conference, 5-7 July 2017 in Patras, Greece. Special ‘early-bird’ booking fees (€280 for LIBER members) are available until April 30th. Organised by the Library & Information Center of the University of Patras, the theme of the conference is “Libraries Powering Sustainable Knowledge in the Digital Age”. Keynote speakers…

OpenAIRE Workshop: On the Road Towards a Sustainable Open Access Publishing Market

On April 20th, 2017, LIBER will host the closing workshop of the OpenAIRE FP7 Post Grant Open Access Pilot. During the workshop, the organisers will present the preliminary results of the different activities undertaken during the two year pilot: a comprehensive overview of all statistical data resulting from the project, an overview of best practices…