LIBER Alert | Research Library & Open Science News | May 2, 2019

Posted: 02-05-2019 Topics: Office News

This is the 14th LIBER Alert.

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  • Impact Playbook Webinar: Join us on May 21 at 1400 CEST for a webinar featuring Europeana speaking on their Impact Playbook, and insights from Leiden University Libraries and the National Library of Wales on how they have used the Playbook. Register
  • Open Access Monograph Survey: A survey from our Open Access Working Group is looking into how libraries can foster publishing and implementation of Open Access for monographs. Learn more and take the survey.
  • DMP Catalogue Feedback: In 2018, our Research Data Management Working Group launched a Data Management Plan Catalogue. We would appreciate your feedback regarding this catalogue. Your responses will be analysed and used for improving our catalogue during 2019. Take the survey
  • AARC Project Outcomes: The AARC Project, in which LIBER was a partner, has now ended. Its results will be useful to anyone seeking an AAI solution for their research collaboration. Read
  • Citizen Science Working Group: LIBER is launching a new Citizen Science Working Group. All staff working in LIBER institutions are welcome to join. Learn more
  • Library Carpentry Training: 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

Network & Open Science News

  • Becoming a Data Steward: Shalini Kurapati, formerly a data steward at TU Delft, introduces the concept of data stewarding. Drawing on her own experience, she describes how data stewarding has developed an important role in delivering open science and research. Read
  • AI in Scholarly Publishing: This article looks at current AI and machine learning for text-based resources and offers a glimpse of a future where AI profoundly changes the academic publishing landscape. Read
  • Harvard’s Introduction to Digital Humanities: A free online introductory course which aims to show how to manage the many aspects of digital humanities research and scholarship. Learn more

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