EU Copyright Reform: LIBER Joins Leading Research Groups In Call For More Change

« In a statement released today, LIBER, CESAER, EUA, LERU and Science Europe — which together represent hundreds of universities, libraries, … Lire la suite

LIBER Responds to EC Consultation on Publishers’ Role in the Copyright Value Chain

« (…) On behalf of the LIBER Copyright Working Group, who compiled this response, we would like to thank our LIBER … Lire la suite

Be Open to Open Science: Stakeholders Should Prepare for the Future, not Cling to the Past

« On May 27 2016, EU Member States affirmed their commitment to accelerating the advancement of knowledge and boosting innovation and competitiveness in … Lire la suite


IFLA signs The Hague Declaration: Immediate reform to IP Laws!

« … The Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche (LIBER), launched The Hague Declaration on Knowledge Discovery in the Digital Age … Lire la suite

L’Union européenne ‘en retard’ pour l’exploration de textes et de données

« … Le 19 février dernier, l’ancien président de la Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche, Paul Ayris, est intervenu à … Lire la suite

LIBER signs the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment

« At the October Executive Board meeting in Lausanne  the LIBER Executive Board agreed to sign the San Francisco Declaration on Research … Lire la suite

Research in the big data era: legal, social and technical approaches to large text and data sets

« Full papers are available  from IFLA’s Library – Mining large datasets for thehumanities PETER LEONARD (…) – Do we need to believe Data/Tangible … Lire la suite


European Commission Thinks Again on Copyright White Paper

« …The pause in the publication of the White Paper is good news for LIBER and LERU because it is an … Lire la suite

Want information from LIBER 2014? You’ll find it here!

« We’re putting as much information from the conference as possible online. Here are some of the ways to learn about … Lire la suite

11 Case Studies Released on Research Data Management in Libraries

« In July 2012, LIBER’s E-Science working group released ‘Ten recommendations for libraries to get started with research data management’. Since … Lire la suite

European Research Organisations Call On Elsevier To Withdraw TDM Policy

« … Our request has been laid out and explained in an open letter to Michiel Kolman, Senior VP Global Academic Relations at … Lire la suite

LIBER and LERU Oppose TDM Position in EPC’s Copyright Vision 2014

« LIBER and LERU (the League of European Research Universities) have released a letter which publicly states our opposition to the European Publishers Council’s … Lire la suite

LIBER Welcomes the Publication of UK University Expenditure on Journal Packages

« LIBER welcomes the recent publication of figures showing UK university expenditure on Elsevier’s journal packages. The figures shine a light … Lire la suite

LIBER Joins the Call For Balanced Copyright Laws

« LIBER has joined more than 50 library, archive and research institutions from countries across the European Union and internationally in … Lire la suite


LIBER Responds to EU Copyright Review

« LIBER has submitted its response to the European Commission consultation on copyright rules. On behalf of our network of library … Lire la suite

Workshop report from The Perfect Swell: defining the ideal conditions for the growth of text and data mining in Europe

 » … LIBER, has taken the lead on this issue and, in conjunction with Copyright4Creativity, organised a workshop on the 29th … Lire la suite

Launch of Digital Preservation Business Case Toolkit

 » Do you need to write a business case for a digital preservation initiative? A new toolkit may help. It provides … Lire la suite

Library and Repository Communities Join Together to Identify New Competencies for Academic Librarians

 » The Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL), the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR), … Lire la suite