LIBER Alert | Research Library & Open Science News | March 25, 2019

Posted: 25-03-2019 Topics: Office News

This is the 11th LIBER Alert.

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  • Copyright Vote: On Tuesday, MEPs will vote on the Copyright Directive. Our Copyright Working Group has released voting recommendations. Read
  • LIBER 2019 Annual Conference: Registration is open! Learn more
  • Library Carpentry Instructor Training for Librarians: LIBER has partnered with the Library Carpentry organisation to offer a 2-day instructor training course on 24-25 June, just before our 2019 Annual Conference in Dublin, Ireland. A special rate is available for LIBER library staff. Learn more
  • Cultural Change to Open Science Webinar: On 26 March at 1400 CET speakers from Stockholm University Library and the FOSTER project will share tips and training resources for convincing your institution and communities of the value of Open Science? Register
  • Finding and Reusing Research Data Webinar: On 11 April at 1400 CET, LIBER’s Research Data Management Working Group has invited Kathleen Gregory of DANS to speak about recent research investigating how researchers and librarians engage in practices of finding, understanding and reusing research data. Register
  • Library Manifesto: LIBER has endorsed a Library Manifesto for Europe, along with IFLA, EBLIDA, SPARC Europe and Public Libraries 2020. Read

Network & Open Science News

  • Open Science Fair: Block 16-18 September in your agenda, so that you can attend the second edition of the Open Science Fair in Porto (Portugal). This years’ theme: Sustaining Open, Responsible and Innovative Research. Learn more
  • Open Science and RDM Train-the-Trainer Bootcamp: Are you supporting researchers in Open Science and RDM, and looking for ways to make your training more effective? Join LIBER at this Train-the-Trainer Bootcamp at DANS on 17 April. Learn more
  • Rethinking The Academic System: This podcast from the VU Library in Amsterdam is about science in transition towards more fair reward and evauation system, and its implications for young career researchers during that transition period. Listen
  • Data Management Costing Tool: A basic tool created by TU Delft, to help researchers and staff determine costs and staffing requirements in project proposals. Access
  • New Research Data Report: What to keep in terms of research data has been a recognised issue for some time but research data management and in particular appraisal and selection (i.e. “what to keep and why”) has become a more significant focus in recent years. Read

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