Welcome to the August 2015 LIBER Mailing

Posted: 26-08-2015 Topics: LIBER Quarterly Mailing Office News

This mailing is emailed directly to LIBER Libraries and posted publicly on the LIBER website. Please feel free to share this Mailing with others.

Documents in this Mailing relate to LIBER’s work over the past three months. You can download the documents individually from the list below or packaged together in a single ZIP file

Annual Meeting of Participants, London 2015

  1. Minutes of the LIBER Annual Meeting of Participants held in Senate House Library, London, UK, on Thursday 25 June 2015
  2. Report of the LIBER Executive Board presented to the Annual Meeting of Participants and approved on Thursday 25 June 2015

LIBER Strategy 2013-2017

  1. LIBER Survey
  2. Strategic Directions: Feedback

LIBER Advocacy and Communications

  1. LIBER Advocacy and Lobbying Strategy

LIBER Steering Committees

  1. Steering Committee on Reshaping the Research Library: Report

LIBER Annual Conference 2016

  1. LIBER Annual Conference 2016, Helsinki 2016: Preliminary Details


  1. Overview of LIBER Communications
  2. Post-Conference Communications LIBER2015

If you have any queries about the content of this Mailing, or if there is any further information that we can provide, please let us know.

Yours sincerely

Ann Matheson
March 2015

Further News From LIBER

Do we have your updated membership details? With the upcoming satisfaction survey in mind, we would like to be sure that we can reach you. If you have not already done so, we are asking you to check your membership details in the participant database on the website and inform us of any changes that need to be made. Doing this is very easy – just send a short email with the new information to liber@kb.nl.

PASTEUR4OA publishes EU Member State’s readiness for Open Access report: EU Project PASTEUR4OA published a report today called “Assessing Readiness for Open Access Policy Implementation across Europe“. The report, written by LIBER’s Open Access Officer Pablo de Castro, presents a European-wide case study for assessing EU Member State’s readiness for Open Access (OA) policy implementation.

Europeana Newspaper Project makes 20+ Million Newspaper Pages available Online: After 38 months, the Europeana Newspapers project has officially come to a close in March 2015. LIBER was one of the proud participants in this project. The project passed its final review with flying colours, with all work packages ‘exceeding expectations and surpassing targets’ and the overall project rated ‘EXCELLENT‘! Find all project results here.

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