Impact and Sustainability: Panel at the PREFORMA Innovation workshop

On March 7 LIBER’s EU Project Manager Melanie Imming will chair a panel at the Innovation Workshop of the PREFORMA Project in Padua. The PREFORMA project works on one of the main challenges memory institutions are facing nowadays: the long-term preservation of digital data. This issue is also important for LIBER’s community. LIBER has therefore…

LIBER and FutureTDM at the EUhackathon: Using Text and Data Mining to Visualise Copyright Evidence

The theme of the 6th edition of the EUhackathon held at Google headquarters in Brussels last week was ‘visualising copyright evidence to inform the policy debate and support the decision making process’. The foremost objective of the initiative was to raise awareness and encourage debate around copyright and text and data mining. The goal of the…

Horizon 2020 Work Programme Opportunities

The upcoming calls in the H2020 work programme 2016/2017 offer new opportunities for LIBER and LIBER members to participate in bids for European project funding over the next two years. We examined the programme to identify the calls most relevant to LIBER’s strategic directions, and encourage our members to consider getting involved in the calls…

AARC Project starts: towards an integrated AAI for research and education

The Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration project, AARC, has started from 1 May 2015. A kick-off meeting for partners and interested members of the wider community was held in Amsterdam on 3-4 June 2015. For the next two years, AARC will bring together 20 partners including national research and education networking (NREN) organisations,…