How Accessible Is Your Research? Interview With Nils-Lennart Johannesson

Nils-Lennart Johannesson is Professor of English Linguistics at Stockholm University and has worked with language and research since the 1970s. Nils-Lennart is an advocate of Open Access and encourages other researchers to make their research more accessible. He is also the chair of the editorial board of Stockholm English Studies at Stockholm University Press (SUP).…

From Services to Partnering: A New Strategy for OA Publishing in Utrecht University Library

Inge Werner has worked as Publishing Consultant for Utrecht University Library for the last five years and currently is a policy officer in the Library. In this guest post, she highlights why the library developed a new strategy for Open Access journal publishing. She discusses the expertise needed to successfully implement the service and run…

Interview With LIBER 2015 Keynote Speaker Dr Martin Paul Eve

At LIBER 2015, our upcoming Annual Conference, Dr Martin Paul Eve will feature as a keynote speaker. He is a Lecturer in English at the University of Lincoln, the author of Open Access and the Humanities: Contexts, Controversies and the Future and a founder and co-director of the Open Library of Humanities. LIBER recently spoke to…

LIBER Argues For Pan-European TDM Exception

On 19 February former LIBER President Paul Ayris attended, at the request of current LIBER President Kristiina Hormia-Poutanen, a high-level meeting with European Commissioner Oettinger in Brussels on copyright reform — arguing the case of a mandatory pan-European Exception for Text and Data Mining, which could not be overridden by contracts. The text of Dr Ayris’s…