The closing date for nominations has now passed. Appointments to the following vacancies will be made at the Meeting of Participants in Senate House Library, London, on Thursday 25 June 2015: (1) BOARD MEMBER The following (3) Executive Board members have completed terms of office. They are eligible for re-appointment for a further term of…Details
The Editorial Board of LIBER Quarterly invites tenders for the hosting of the LIBER Quarterly open access journal. LIBER Quarterly is the journal of LIBER (Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche – Association of European Research Libraries). It aims at publishing high quality innovative OA peer-reviewed articles (theoretical and good practice) from specialists working in…Details
In recent months, LIBER has been leading the process to draft The Hague Declaration on Knowledge Discovery in the Digital Age. The final Declaration is now ready to be launched and will be officially unveiled at the offices of Science Europe on 6 May 2015. Paul Ayris of University College London will introduce the Declaration and…Details
Inge Werner has worked as Publishing Consultant for Utrecht University Library for the last five years and currently is a policy officer in the Library. In this guest post, she highlights why the library developed a new strategy for Open Access journal publishing. She discusses the expertise needed to successfully implement the service and run…Details
LIBER’s March Mailing — containing strategy updates and information about our Annual Conference — is now available on our website. Highlights include the publication of the LIBER 2015 Conference Programme and the Vision 2027 panel, planned during the conference. This session will be a first step in the development of LIBER’s next five-year strategy (2018-2022). The…Details
At LIBER 2015, our upcoming Annual Conference, Dr Martin Paul Eve will feature as a keynote speaker. He is a Lecturer in English at the University of Lincoln, the author of Open Access and the Humanities: Contexts, Controversies and the Future and a founder and co-director of the Open Library of Humanities. LIBER recently spoke to…Details
At our 2014 Annual Conference, LIBER participants and Executive Board members, told us why being part of LIBER is important for them as librarians and for their insitutions.
Watch the video to learn why others have joined LIBER and how your library could benefit from joining LIBER. More details are available on our website.
In December 2014, Stockholm University Library decided to implement the free and open source library system Koha as the circulation module in a larger system architecture for printed material. The goal is to have Koha up and running by late 2015. This guest post from Andreas Hedström Mace, a librarian and project manager working at…Details
The FOSTER project is a 2-year, FP7-funded initiative to facilitate training for Open Access and Open Science in the European research community. One of the key outputs from the project’s partners will be a training portal, gathering existing resources into a single online hub, and organising them into curricula and courses for the benefit of…Details
Don MacMillan is Liaison Librarian for Biological Sciences, Math, Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics at the University of Calgary’s Taylor Family Digital Library. In this guest post, he highlights how he helped students to develop better information literacy with regards to several bioinformatics sources and offers tips for librarians wishing to do the same in their…Details
LIBER is pleased to announce that Melanie Imming has been appointed EU Projects Manager. Melanie first joined LIBER on a temporary basis in October 2014 and will now become a permanent member of the LIBER team. Working as a Senior Project Manager at the National Library of the Netherlands (KB) for the last six years,…Details