Astrid Verheusen, Head of the Innovative Projects Department at the National Library of the Netherlands, has been appointed as LIBER’s Interim Executive Director. “After years of working on innovation and development within a library it is a challenge to broaden my view and work with a community from all over Europe. I fully support the…Details
Do you want to play a key role in setting the European research library agenda? LIBER (the Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche/Association of European Research Libraries) represents over 400 member institutions and organisations from more than forty countries and is the principal association of European research libraries. LIBER has an exciting agenda for the…Details
After 6 years at LIBER, most recently as Executive Director, Susan Reilly will be leaving on 15 March to join the new Qatar National Library as their director of digital, licencing and copyright. “It has been a pleasure and a privilege to work with and get to know so many of you during my 6 years…Details
On the 3rd and 4th of April, LIBER’s community engagement officer Martine Oudenhoven will be present at the Innovative Library In Digital Era (ILIDE) conference in Slovakia.Details
Our recent webinar, 23 Things About Research Data Management, focused on a set of free, online resources and tools aimed at changing how you manage research data.
A recording of the webinar is now available, for anyone who couldn’t attend in person. Information about future webinars can be found on the LIBER website.
On April 20th, 2017, LIBER will host the closing workshop of the OpenAIRE FP7 Post Grant Open Access Pilot. During the workshop, the organisers will present the preliminary results of the different activities undertaken during the two year pilot: a comprehensive overview of all statistical data resulting from the project, an overview of best practices…Details
On March 7 LIBER’s EU Project Manager Melanie Imming will chair a panel at the Innovation Workshop of the PREFORMA Project in Padua. The PREFORMA project works on one of the main challenges memory institutions are facing nowadays: the long-term preservation of digital data. This issue is also important for LIBER’s community. LIBER has therefore…Details
Is your institution considering how to manage research data? Do you need to implement a data management policy? Would you like to hear the latest insights from experts working on this topic? If so, save a space in your diary for the LEARN Final Conference, Managing the Data Deluge: roles and responsibilities for your institution,…Details
LIBER is pleased to welcome Simone Sacchi to our team, as our new Open Science Officer. Simone brings to LIBER 15 years of experience in academic libraries and research centers, driving enterprise–level information management programs and R&D projects focused on the technologies, policies, and best practices that support the long–term stewardship, access, and impact of…Details
If your library is looking for insights on how to manage research data, along with an overview of how libraries across Europe are gearing up to handle increasing volumes of data, then this recording of a recent LIBER Webinar may be of interest. Based on the 2016 LIBER-DataONE survey on Research Data Services in Europe, the…Details