Highlights of LIBER 2016

LIBER’s 2016 Annual Conference in Helsinki, Finland was our biggest yet, with 541 registered delegates and over 40 speakers. How do you summarise three days of intense discussions, inspiring talks, and of course plenty of networking during the lively social events? It’s a tall order but we’ve selected a few highlights. For more information on the conference,…

Upcoming Workshop: Next Generation Library Systems in Europe

New library systems are being launched, which will deeply affect how libraries carry out their core procedures and tasks. They include the upcoming cloud-based systems of the world‘s largest suppliers Ex Libris and OCLC, and Open Source systems under construction (e.g. Kuali OLE, KoHa). Libraries in countries across Europe and the United Kingdom are moving to…

Research Data Management Workshop Report (LIBER 2015)

A two-day workshop on Research Data Management in Libraries was held at LIBER’s 2015 Annual Conference. A report summarising the outcomes of the plenary discussions and the outbreak sessions is now available. The workshop targeted two core activity areas: The translation of institutional data management policies into research support services. The need to support researchers…