LIBER Workshop: Opening Up The Collection – Reuse & Publishing

Are you interested in the reuse and dissemination aspects within the life cycle of complex digital collections, serving as sources for scientific use? If so, then please join the workshop Opening up the collection – reuse and publishing at ELPUB 2016 on 7 June. The workshop is being jointly organised by LIBER’s Working Group on Digital Collections, the DFG-Project…

AARC Project starts: towards an integrated AAI for research and education

The Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration project, AARC, has started from 1 May 2015. A kick-off meeting for partners and interested members of the wider community was held in Amsterdam on 3-4 June 2015. For the next two years, AARC will bring together 20 partners including national research and education networking (NREN) organisations,…

LIBER Launches Third International Leadership Programme

This year LIBER is to launch the third edition of its acclaimed international Leadership Development Programme, a high-level seminar for the next generation of senior leaders in European Research libraries. The programme will begin with a 2-1/2 day seminar from 21-23 June, 2015 — just before LIBER’s 2015 Annual Conference in London, UK It features…

LIBER’s Leadership Programme Captured On Video

LIBER’s highly successful international leadership development programme is designed to shape the next generation of senior leaders in European research libraries. Through workshops, training and individual tutoring, it helps participants prepare for the next step in their careers as library directors. This summer, the LIBER office spent two days with the programme participants and made…

LIBER Launches Leadership Programme for Library Directors

In May 2015, LIBER will launch its first Leadership Journées Programme exclusively for Library Directors. This will take place at Sciences Po (Paris Institute of Political Studies) in the heart of Paris from 20-22 May 2015 (Wednesday-Friday). The Paris Institute of Political Studies is ideally located on the Left Bank in the 7th arrondissement, near the River…

3rd LIBER Leadership Programme

In 2015, LIBER launched the third round of its international leadership development programme. This highly successful seminar is aimed at the next generation of leaders in European Research libraries. The Leadership Seminar programme is designed for people who are already in management positions in libraries and who wish to enhance their leadership qualities in preparation…

LIBER and LERU participate in EC consultation on Open Research Data

The European Commission is developing an Open Data Pilot, which aims to stimulate the data-sharing culture among researchers and the re-use of information. Paul Ayris, President of LIBER, attended a key meeting about the pilot in Brussels. In this statement, he explains the relevance of this Open Data Pilot for research libraries. I recently attended…

Video: LIBER’s Work To Reshape The Research Library

What is the future of the research library and how can LIBER help shape that future? That question was recently addressed by Izaskun Lacunza, executive director of LIBER, and Wilhelm Widmark, director of Stockholm University Library and member of LIBER’s executive board. The talk took place at Biblioteksdagarna 2013, a library conference hosted by the Swedish…