LIBER 2021 – Presentations & Posters

Keynote talks, papers and posters presented at LIBER 2021: Libraries and Open Knowledge: from vision to implementation are published below.

LIBER 2021 Keynotes

Digital Libraries: The Next Frontier by Toma Tasovac

Moderator: Julien Roche, LIBER Vice-President, Chair of the LIBER Conference Programme Committee. Keynote Speaker: Toma Tasovac, DARIAH-EU, Director, Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities

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Open knowledge?… darling, we need to talk (again)! by Eva Méndez

Moderator: Agnès Ponsati Obiols, CSIC, Unit Information Resources for Research-Director Keynote Speaker: Eva Méndez, uc3m, Researcher

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LIBER 2021 Panel Discussions

Why use Wikidata or not

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How libraries and consortia can support the OA transitions

LIBER 2021 Workshops

Onboarding Citizen Science

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Knowledge Café: the next LIBER Strategy

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SSHOC’ing drama in the cloud

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A shared future for open access books

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Citizen Science: Defining a role for my library

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FAIR data enabling through European research libraries

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LIBER 2021 Sponsor Presentations

EBSCO – The Idea of Platforms

Speaker: Roman Piontek, EBSCO, Director SaaS

ExLibris – Research Professional News

Speaker: Sarah Richardson, Research Professional News, Ex Libris, Editor in chief

Overleaf – Institutional Solutions for Research and Collaboration

Speaker: John Hammersley, Overleaf, Institutional Sales Manager


Speaker: Caroline Kageneck, BnF Partenariats, Licensing

Emerald – An Introduction to Expert Briefings

Speakers: Rachel Fitch, Emerald, Product Manager Lindsey Lambert, Emerald, Senior Product Marketing Manager

OpenEdition – From vision to implementation

Speakers: Marie Pellen, OpenEdition, Director

LIBER 2021 Paper presentations

Session #1 – Dynamic Digital Collections

Moderator: Anna Lundén, National Library of Sweden Speakers: Liisa Maria Näpärä, The National Library of Finland, Finland Constance Rinaldo, Biodiversity Heritage Library, US Jane Smith, Natural History Museum London Bruno Forment, Orpheus Instituut, Belgium

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Session #2: Powering Sustainable Open Publishing Platforms

Moderator: Charlotte Wien, University Library of Southern Denmark​ Speakers: Vanessa Proudman, SPARC Europe Natalia Grygierczyk, Radboud University, the Netherlands Rebecca Wojturska, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Session #3: Working with Software & Data

Moderator: Birgit Schmidt, University of Göttingen, State and University Library, Head of Knowledge Commons Speakers: Barbara McGillivray, University of Cambridge & The Alan Turing Institute, United Kingdom Nicolas Larrousse, TGIR Huma-Num, France Daan Broeder, CLARIN ERIC & KNAW Humanities Cluster, the Netherlands Katie Wilson, Curtin University, Australia Neil Philippe Chue Hong, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Session #4: Open Access: a Case for Diversity and Inclusion

Moderator: Martin Moyle, University College London, United Kingdom Speakers: Henk van den Hoogen, University Library Maastricht, the Netherlands Timon Oefelein, Springer Nature, Germany Jos Westerbeke, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands Elisa Herrmann, Stefanie Paß, Jana Rumler, Museum für Naturkunde Berlin – Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity, Germany

Session #5: How Can Open Infrastructures Support the Role of Research Libraries?

Moderator: Maaike Napolitano, KB, National library of The Netherlands Speakers: Fidan Limani, Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, Germany Joanna Ball, Royal Danish Library; Niels Stern, OAPEN; Silvio Peroni, University of Bologna, Italy; Emilie Blotière, CNRS (Huma-Num), France Tiziana Lombardo, Net7

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Session #6: The Future is Open: Democratisation of Knowledge

Moderator: Thomas Kaarsted, University Library of Southern Denmark Speakers: Martin Munke, Saxon State and University Library Dresden, Germany Peter Kraker, Open Knowledge Maps; Beate Guba, TU Wien Bibliothek, Austria Heather Saunders, Jaime Orr, Brianne Selman, University of Winnipeg, Canada

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Session #7: Hand in Hand: Supporting Strong OA Communities

Celeste Feather, Heather Rosen, LYRASIS, United States Helene Brinken, Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB), Germany; Andreas Kirchner, University of Konstanz, Germany Hans De Jonge, Dutch Resarch Council; Jeroen Sondervan, Bianca Kramer, Jeroen Bosman, Utrecht University, the Netherlands

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Session #8: Level up! Building the skills

Moderator: Cécile Swiatek, University of Paris Nanterre, France Speakers: Elisa Rodenburg, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands Anne Calvert Barnhart, University of West Georgia, United States Astrid Verheusen, LIBER; Rebecca Bryant, OCLC Irena Vipavc Brvar, Slovenian Social Science Data Archives

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 Session #9: Enhancing Digital Teaching & Learning: Opening Educational Resources

Moderator: Hilde van Wijngaarden, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands Speakers: Axel Klinger, Technische Informationsbibliothek; Adrian Pohl, North Rhine-Westphalian Library, Germany Harrie van der Meer, University of Amsterdam / Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences; Renee de Waal, Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands Gabriella Lutgens, Maastricht University, the Netherlands Gema Santos-Hermosa, University of Barcelona, Spain

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Session #10: Search & Retrieval: Next Generation Information Services

Moderator: Karine Bacher-Eyroi, Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, France Speakers: Anda Baklāne, Valdis Saulespurēns, National Library of Latvia Timo Borst, ZBW Leibniz Information Center for Economics, Germany Arben Hajra, Tamara Pianos, ZBW Leibniz Information Center for Economics, Germany

LIBER 2021 Posters

    1. Helsinki University Open Access Hub Project: Results, Challenges, and Plans, Johanna Lahikainen, Marjo Kuusela

    2. Enriching accessibility of digital heritage collections: from searching to exploring, Mirjam Cuper, Robert Krom, Ilse Rombout, Kees Teszelszky
    3. Information literacy, data literacy and pedagogical skills: A grid to analyse the perception of two EPFL Library teams, Mathilde Panes, Eliane Blumer, Guilaine Baud-Vittoz
    4. Encouraging Collaboration between Citizens, Higher Education and Library Staff and Students through Open Knowledge and Open Innovation Activities, Evangelia Triantafyllou, Elisha Teo, Vasso Kalaitzi, Elizabeth Bethlehem, Katerina Zourou, Helene Schwalm, Karoliina Hautala, Kai Pata
    5. Impact of Copyright Law and Open Policies in relation to digitisation practices in the GLAM Sector, Giulia Dore, Lorenzo Beltrame, Iris Buunk
    6. Transformation or consolidation – Evaluating transformative agreements at Uppsala University with an eye to the future, Börje Dahrén, Louise Lindström, Erik Bergel, Karin Byström, Ninna Wiberg, Erik Åkesson Kågedal
    7. Open Data Possibilities, Bolette Ammitzbøll Jurik, Zahra Mousavi
    8. Requesting Crowd Expertise: The SSH Open Marketplace and LIBER, Stefan Buddenbohm, Laure Barbot, Edward Gray, Marieke Willems, Nicolas Larrousse, Clara Petitfils

53rd LIBER Annual Conference