LIBER Alert | Research Library and Open Science News | May 17, 2019

Posted: 17-05-2019 Topics: Office News

This is the 15th LIBER Alert.

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  • Impact Playbook Webinar: Join us on May 21 at 1400 CEST to discuss how you can measure impact in your library. We’ll hear from Europeana on their Impact Playbook, and from Leiden University Libraries and the National Library of Wales on how they have used the Playbook. Register
  • Europe’s New Copyright Directive: Golden Opportunity or Missed Opportunity for Libraries and Universities? Read
  • RDM Support Case Studies: LIBER’s Research Data Management Working Group has published two case studies showcasing research data management support provided by the Delft University of Technology and the University Library at The Arctic University of Norway. Read
  • FOSTER Plus Project Results: The FOSTER Plus project, in which LIBER was a partner, has come to an end in April. The FOSTER Portal remains active and the Open Science Training Courses are still available. Read
  • Library Carpentry Instructor Training for Librarians: A two-day Library Carpentry instructor training course will take place on 24-25 June, just before LIBER 2019 in Dublin, Ireland. A special rate is available for LIBER library staff. Learn more
  • Save the Date – Architecture Seminar: The LIBER Architecture Group will hold its 20th seminar on Designing for Learning and Scholarship at The University of Luxembourg Learning Center, Belval Campus, on 1-3 April 2020. More information will follow.

Network & Open Science News

  • EOSC Early Adopter Programme: The EOSC Early Adopter Programme is now OPEN. Researchers and research communities dealing with grand-societal challenges that require the combined use of multiple services and resources are invited to apply to the programme. Deadline for application is 15 June 2019. Learn more
  • 2019 Big Deals Survey Report: The Second EUA Big Deals Survey Report is an updated mapping of major scholarly publishing contracts in Europe. Read

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