Workshop Report: Skills for Supporting Research Data Management

Libraries across Europe are rolling out research support services, including for Research Data Management (RDM), and helping libraries to play a key role in this field is essential to one of LIBER’s core strategic objectives: Enabling Open Science. To discuss current developments and initiatives in this field, our Scholarly Communications & Research Infrastructures Steering Committee…

Register Now: LIBER Journées Programme for Library Directors

Registration is now open for the 2017 LIBER’s Journées Programme for Library Directors, taking place 17-19 May in Paris.  Application Form (Word doc) Draft Programme (PDF) Strategic Vision (PDF) The Programme is designed for 20-25 Library Directors who are already in leadership positions in their institutions and who are looking ahead at delivering strategic change as…

Research Data Services Survey: Your Questions Answered

Last week, LIBER held a webinar on Research Data Services (RDS) in Europe’s academic research libraries. Internationally renowned researcher Professor Carol Tenopir presented the key findings of a recent LIBER-DataONE survey on RDS, and Birgit Schmidt and Rob Grim from LIBER’s Working Group on Scientific Information Infrastructures moderated the lively discussion and questions from attendees.…

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…