LIBER Alert | Research Library and Open Science News | March 12, 2020

Posted: 12-03-2020 Topics: Office News

This is the 31st LIBER Alert.

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Coronavirus Update: Due to concerns regarding the coronavirus (Covid-19), we have postponed the opening of registration for LIBER 2020 (24-26 June). We will provide another update on 16 March. Our Architecture Seminar (due to take place 1-3 April) will now be held in 2021. Learn more

  • Open Science Skills: In 2019, our Digital Skills for Library Staff and Researchers Working Group embarked on a project to define the skills needed for OS and developed this OS Skills visualisation, which identifies the skills and knowledge needed to practice OS effectively. Read more
  • Copyright Directive: First results from the survey conducted by LIBER’s Copyright Working Group on content blocking reveal the barriers faced by researchers trying to perform TDM. Read more
  • Open Access: LIBER reflects on what has been achieved so far and looks ahead to continuing to further Open Access in the coming years. Read more
  • SSO Recommendations: LIBER’s FIM4L Working Group Invites Comments on Recommendations for Single Sign On (SSO) Connections with Publishers. Read more
  • New Colleague: LIBER welcomes Nienke van Schaverbeke as Partnerships & Event Manager. Read more


  • SSH Open Cloud 
    • ESFRI Cluster Position Papers on EOSC Implementation. Read more
  • INOS 
    • Report and recommendations on how Higher Education Institutions can leverage Open and Citizen Science. Read more
    • Study: How pedagogy improves Open Science and Open Innovation Activities. Read more
    • INOS presented at Berlin’s Open Science Conference on 11 March 2020. Read more and download poster
    • Stay up to date with the latest Open Science and Citizen Science news and results of the INOS project. Subscribe
  • ReCreating Europe 


Network & Open Science News

  • Creating Knowledge Conference: Registration for the 10th Creating Knowledge Conference in Tromsø on 4-5 June (organized by UiT The Arctic University of Norway) is now open. The early bird deadline is March 15th. Register

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