LIBER Alert | Research Library and Open Science News | July 12, 2019

Posted: 12-07-2019 Topics: Office News

This is the 17th LIBER Alert.

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  • New Executive Board Members & Working Group Chairs: Meet the new people on LIBER’s Executive Board, and heading up Working Groups. Read
  • Metrics Webinar: On 10 September, we will discuss the topics of responsible metrics and openness in assessments of scholarly work during a webinar. Register
  • Plan S: LIBER calls on libraries to share successes and challenges on the road to compliance. Read
  • Innovative Metrics Working Group: Achievements so far & upcoming work. Read
  • Digital Skills Working Group: Report from the Open Science Essentials workshop at LIBER 2019. Read
  • FAIRness of Repositories & Their Data: The results of two data repositories surveys were released by our Research Data Management Working Group. Read
  • Digital Skills Case Studies: Our Digital Skills for Library Staff and Researchers Working Group has released six Case Studies on European Open Science Skilling and Training Initiatives. Read
  • Digital Humanities Survey Report: Our Digital Humanities and Digital Cultural Heritage Working Group published a survey of DH activity in libraries across Europe. Read

Network & Open Science News

  • Architectures of Knowledge: The European Open Science Cloud – article on the EOSC by Paolo Budroni, Jean-Claude Burgelman and Michel Schouppe. Read
  • FAIR x FAIR: A study presenting the feasible, affordable and implementable requirements of a FAIR data repository. Read
  • Recommendations on Managing Research Data: Recommendations addressed to researchers and based on the experience of MareData network members and documentation relating to data management. Read
  • The OER Starter Kit: This starter kit provides instructors with an introduction to the use and creation of open educational resources (OER). Read
  • Grand Prix Livres Hebdo: Applications are open for the Grand Prix Livres Hebdo award for francophone libraries. Read more and apply

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