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…

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…

Text and Data Mining Researchers present Studies at JCDL workshop

On 22-23 June 2016, OpenMinTeD organised its third stakeholder workshop at the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries in Newark, just outside of New York City.

The International Workshop on Mining Scientific Publications featured speakers from OpenMinTeD, as well as speakers who presented their text and data mining research results. LIBER being the lead on the dissemination and stakeholder engagement activities of the OpenMinTeD project, helped organise the workshop.