Association of European Research Libraries (LIBER) Releases First Ever Annual Report
Report covers period from June 2018 to May 2019.
We are delighted to share our first ever Annual Report. Presented inside are our activities, progress and achievements for the period June 2018 to May 2019.
Among our achievements in 2018-2019, LIBER:
- Teamed up with the academic community to secure one new copyright exception for Text and Data Mining (TDM) in Europe’s revised Copyright Directive, plus improvements to help libraries with digital preservation and mass digitization.
- Hosted 440 delegates at our 47th Annual conference in Lille, France and made 13 Conference Fund Awards so that delegates from selected European countries could attend.
- Distributed over 2500 copies of our Open Science Roadmap,
- Represented libraries in six funded projects on topics including altmetrics, the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC), Open Science training and Open Access.
- Welcomed 900 people to eight webinars on topics including copyright, RDM, skills and training and measuring impact.
- Published over 70 scholarly metrics recommendations for research libraries.
- Conducted six surveys looking at the FAIRness of repositories and their data, the landscape of Digital Humanities libraries in Europe, Open Science training, Linked Open Data and OA Monographs.
- Recommended six ways to improve the Plan S guidelines.
- Worked with four partners – IFLA, EBLIDA, SPARC Europe and Public Libraries 2030 – to endorse a Library Manifesto for Europe.
Direct to Full Text Report
24 pages; PDF
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Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.