LIBER Alert | Research Library and Open Science News | October 11, 2019

Posted: 11-10-2019 Topics: Office News

This is the 23rd LIBER Alert.

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  • DART-Europe: An e-theses portal through which LIBER libraries can raise the visibility of their work and research by publishing Open Access metadata records and research theses. Read more
  • Copyright Implementation Webinar Series: In three sessions on 22 October and 4 & 19 November at 1500 CET, LIBER’s Copyright & Legal Matters Working Group will share knowledge so libraries can get involved in national implementation of the Digital Single Market Directive. Learn more & register
  • Digital Preservation Webinar: In this webinar on 7 November at 1500 CET, current trends in digital preservation will be discussed by Kate Wittenberg and Javanica Curry of Portico and Nicola Wright of LSE Library. Register
  • Artificial Intelligence Webinar: In this webinar on 8 November at 1300 CET, Martijn Kleppe of the National Library of the Netherlands (KB) will discuss lessons learned by the KB during their first experiments, as recently described in a whitepaperRegister
  • Data Curation Webinar: In this webinar organized by LIBER’s Research Data Management (RDM) Working Group on 14 November at 1500CET, Juliane Schneider will relate stories of some of her real-life adventures as a metadata consultant for research data, and the strategies she used to take data from laptops and un-networked servers into repository-ready form. Register
  • New in LIBER Quarterly: The Strategic Collaboration of Libraries in Digital Preservation – case study byMonika Zarnitz, Thomas Bähr and Ursula Arning.
  • Workshop on EOSC Services, Collaborations, and the RDA: This workshop on 21 October will discuss commonalities and collaborative solutions for community research data services. It is a side event to the RDA Plenary, and coordinated by the SSHOC projectRegister
  • Job Opening: We are hiring a Training Coordinator. Apply

Network & Open Science News

  • New SPARC Europe Report: The report Insights into European Research Funder Open Policies and Practices summarises the results of a survey commissioned by SPARC Europe and describes how European research funders are approaching Open policies and practices today. Read
  • Open Access to Academic Books: This briefing paper by Science Europe identifies the key issues at stake in implementing a policy of Open Access to academic books, and outlines recommendations for different stakeholder groups to facilitate and accelerate such a policy. Read
  • Engaging Researchers with Data Management: The Cookbook – This handbook on effective research data management has recently been published. It presents a collection of 24 case studies drawn from institutions across the globe, and demonstrates how to engage the research community with RDM. Read
  • Micro-MOOC on Open Science: The third edition of this free course will run on Twitter from 21 to 25 October, coinciding with the International Open Access WeekRead more

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