Open Science Policy Platform, OSPP: What is it? What does it Do?

As part of LIBER’s work to advance Open Science, we are one of 25 stakeholders sitting on the European Commission’s high-level Expert Group to provide advice about the development and implementation of open science policies in Europe. The term of the OSPP is 2016–2018, and its work is organised around eight action areas that the European…

Update from LIBER’s Metrics Working Group

The following is an update from the Metrics Working Group chairs, Isabella Peters and Sarah Coombs. LIBER’s Metrics Working Group, launched in 2016, is now in full swing and has recently had its first article accepted for publication by Digital Library Perspectives. The article is a critical discussion of the Leiden Manifesto for libraries already engaged…

Update: LIBER’s New Metrics Working Group

LIBER recently established a Metrics Working Group, within the remit of the Scholarly Communication and Research Infrastructures Steering Committee. The members of the Working Group stem from a variety of research libraries and research institutions and are all considered experts in the field having extensively worked with or studied traditional as well as alternative (i.e.…