Workshop Report: Libraries and Research Data Management

In 2012, the LIBER working group on e‐Science formulated ‘Ten recommendations for libraries to get started with research data management’. This document has since become one of the most downloaded documents from the LIBER website. In order to breathe life into the recommendations, the Scholarly Communication and Research Infrastructure Steering Committee collected 11 research data management case studies. What progress have research…

Dr Paul Ayris Finishes His Term As LIBER President

Dr Paul Ayris, who served as LIBER President for four years and the Foundation for a decade, has now finished his term at the head of the Foundation. At the LIBER 2014 Annual Conference, a new President, Kriistina Hormia-Poutanen, was appointed. Ms Hormia-Poutanen gave the following speech in honour of Dr Ayris’s achievements during his time as…

LIBER Welcomes Kristiina Hormia-Poutanen As New President

At LIBER’s 2014 Annual Conference, Kristiina Hormia-Poutanen, Director of Library Network Services at the National Library of Finland, was appointed as LIBER’s 11th President. Ms Hormia-Poutanen is the first female President in LIBER’s history. In her opening address to the audience at LIBER 2014, she promised to focus on collaboration with LIBER Libraries and with the European Commission in…