Welcome to the August 2021 LIBER Mailing
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LIBER IS HIRING
- LIBER is looking for a Head of International Projects to join the LIBER Office team in The Hague. The closing date for applications for this full-time position is Wednesday 8 September. More information can be found here.
- LIBER Quarterly has a vacancy for the position of Chair of the Editorial Board. Interested? Take a look at the posting here.
LIBER WINTER EVENT 2021
In December 2021, the first-ever Winter Event will take place, and LIBER is now inviting Working Groups and project partners to submit proposals to contribute to this two-day forum.
All proposals for workshops, lightning talks, or live demonstrations fitting the event’s theme of “Engagement Now! Research Libraries connecting with user communities” by LIBER Working Groups and project partners are welcome!
Interested in contributing to the event? The Call for Proposals can be found here, and more information about the LIBER Winter Event will follow in the coming months.
LIBER 2021 ONLINE ANNUAL CONFERENCE
From 23 to 25 June 2021, LIBER’s Annual Conference took place. Now that LIBER 2021 Online is over, you can read about the Annual Conference highlights here.
During the Conference LIBER Participants had the opportunity to contribute to LIBER’s next Strategy at the Knowledge Café. In this blog post, the outcomes of the session are outlined.
As part of the Closing Session on Friday 25 June, the host of the 2022 LIBER Annual Conference was announced, which will take place at Odense, Denmark from 6 to 8 July. The full announcement can be found here, and if you would like to receive the latest Conference news, please feel free to join the Annual Conferences newsletter here.
MEETING OF PARTICIPANTS 2021
The annual Meeting of Participants took place on Thursday 24 June 2021. This article provides an overview of this event.
At the Meeting of Participants, the following documents were approved by LIBER Participants:
- Minutes of the Meeting of Participants held in June 2020
- LIBER Annual Account 2020 and Auditor’s Report
- LIBER Annual Report 2020
- LIBER Rules and Regulations (amended)
EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETINGS
At their June meetings, the LIBER Executive Board formally approved the Minutes of the February 2021 Executive Board meetings.
The provisional Minutes of the June Executive Board Meetings will be approved in October. Ahead of the October meetings, they will be published here.
STRATEGY UPDATE: PROJECTS & WORKING GROUPS
Information on the activities of LIBER’s Working Groups can be found in the latest Steering Committee reports.
The International Projects Report outlines LIBER’s current involvement in European projects.
Would you like to be involved in LIBER’s International Projects activities? You can directly contribute to two projects below:
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