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…

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…

Renewed web presence for FOSTER – Facilitate Open Science Training for European Research

FOSTER (Facilitate Open Science Training for European Research) is a 2-year, EU-Funded (FP7) project, carried out across 8 countries by 13 partners, including LIBER. The primary aim is to produce a Europe-wide training programme that will help researchers, postgraduate students, librarians and other stakeholders to incorporate Open Access approaches into their existing research methodologies and…

21st EBLIDA NAPLE Conference 2013 Conference, Milan, 15th May, 2013

The 21st EBLIDA NAPLE Conference 2013 Conference: ” Ready? Read ‘e’. E-services in Libraries, from European thinking to local Actions”, will be held in Milan on 15th May, 2013 Together with their NAPLE and AIB colleagues, EBLIDA has come up with an interesting programme (subject to minor changes) which you can now view at http://www.aib.it/attivita/eblida-2013/2013/31858-program-overview/.…