We are pleased to highlight our very first LIBER-OCLC Innovative Awardees for 2021 — Henk van den Hoogen from the University Library Maastricht and Timon Oefelein from Springer Nature. Background to the Awardee/Institution Maastricht University (UM) is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterised by a small-scale, student-oriented approach. Research at […]
Well done to the 6 winners of our 2021 #HowToRunALibrary Twitter Competition! Each winner receives a $20 Better World Books voucher (sent to them via the Direct Message feature on Twitter). Thanks for your entries and enjoy spending the voucher on a good book!
We’re pleased to announce two keynote speakers for the LIBER 2021 Annual Conference taking place from the 23rd to the 25th of June. Our speakers are Toma Tasovac, Director of DARIAH-EU, who will present on Digital Libraries: The Next Frontier and Eva Méndez, Associate Professor and Researcher Open Science at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid whose presentation is titled Open knowledge?… darling, we need to talk (again)! Below you’ll […]
Each year, the LIBER Comms Team runs a Twitter competition at the LIBER Annual Conference. Aims The aim of the competition is to create a buzz around our Annual Conference and to also stimulate interest in (research) libraries and their surroundings. It also serves to get conference attendees away from their computer and get […]
Congratulations to the winners of this year’s LIBER Award for Library Innovation, sponsored by OCLC. This award is given to the three abstracts which best describe innovative work within the overall theme of the Annual Conference, based on criteria such as the level of innovation, the impact on the wider library community, originality and the quality […]
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the LIBER Annual Conference. While we would have very much preferred to welcome you to Belgrade, Serbia in person, we have had to move the LIBER Conference online for the second year running as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Nonetheless, we’re very pleased to say that with […]
Looking Back 2020 was undoubtedly a rocky year and a year of firsts for many organisations. It was also the first year that the LIBER Annual Conference, usually a vibrant hub for our network, had to be shifted online. While our 2020 online conference was a great success, it still lacked our annual partnership with […]
The Call for Papers for LIBER’s 2021 Annual Conference Online from 23 to 25 June, is now open. The deadline for submitting a proposal is 31 January 2021. In view of the ongoing health crisis because of COVID-19, we have decided to host our Annual Conference Online for the second consecutive year. Guidance and conference topics are […]