Text and Data Mining in History

Joris van Eijnatten is professor of cultural history at Utrecht University, The Netherlands. He has a fascination for numbers that not many historians have. Last year he was the research fellow for digital humanities at the National Library of The Netherlands, where he applied text and data mining to study the image people have of Europe based on newspapers. I interviewed him about text and data mining in humanities, his work and his personal romance with numbers.

Meet LIBER’s New EU Projects Manager

LIBER is pleased to welcome Simone Sacchi as our Interim EU Projects Manager.  Simone brings 15 years of experience in academic libraries and research centers to the position. He has run information management and outreach programs in the areas of scholarly communication, open science and digital stewardship. “LIBER’s strategy and portfolio of EU projects demonstrates our…

Connect with LIBER at the 9th RDA Plenary

LIBER is heading to Barcelona this week for the 9th Research Data Alliance Plenary Meeting — a special working event which helps the research data community move forward, improving data sharing across disciplines, technologies, and countries. Look for the following LIBER representatives at the Plenary: From LIBER’s Executive Board and Committees: Ms Kristiina Hormia-Poutanen, LIBER President Prof…

Report: “Towards a Competitive and Sustainable Open Access Publishing Market in Europe”

Last week, the project OpenAIRE published the report “Towards a Competitive and Sustainable OA Market in Europe – A Study of the Open Access Market and Policy Environment.” LIBER commissioned Research Consulting to undertake this study in October, as part of our work for the project. The report (pdf) is accompanied by an Annex (pdf) which contains the…

OpenAIRE Workshop: On the Road Towards a Sustainable Open Access Publishing Market

On April 20th, 2017, LIBER will host the closing workshop of the OpenAIRE FP7 Post Grant Open Access Pilot. During the workshop, the organisers will present the preliminary results of the different activities undertaken during the two year pilot: a comprehensive overview of all statistical data resulting from the project, an overview of best practices…