08:30 AM
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM


01:00 PM
01:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Opening Ceremony - Welcome and Opening of the Meeting of Participants

01:30 PM
01:30 PM - 02:15 PM


Chair and Speaker TBC
02:15 PM
02:15 PM - 02:45 PM

Coffee Break

02:45 PM
02:45 PM - 04:15 PM

Session 1: Fostering the Future of Collections

Session 1 abstracts & biographies

Chair: Giannis Tsakonas, Library & Information Center, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
  • 1.1 The Scholars Role in the Future of Academic Library Collections, Danielle Cooper, Ithaka S+R, United States of America
  • 1.2 Durham Residential Research Library, Liz Waller and Judy Burg, Durham University, United Kingdom
  • 1.3 Curating for Every Audience: the Library of Trinity College Dublin Exhibition of Political Cartoons, Shane Mawe, Gail McElroy, Laura Shanahan, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • 1.4 COLLEX Persée Network: Reinventing Collections and Services for Research, Nathalie Fargier, Université de Lyon, France, François Cavalier, Science Po Paris, France, Catherine Desos-Warnier, Bibliothèque nationale universitaire de Strasbourg, France
02:45 PM
02:45 PM - 04:15 PM

Session 2: Transitioning from Open Strategy to Open Practice

Chair: Wilhelm Widmark, Stockholm University Library, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2.1 Open Scholarship in Practice: Presentation of a Set of Use Cases Collected on Behalf of Knowledge Exchange, Gwen Franck, Gwen Franck GCV, Belgium
  • 2.2 Making Open Science transparent: the Bibliolabs project, Henri Bretel, Julien Sempéré, Julien Sempéré, Université Paris-Saclay, Paris, France
  • 2.3 Is This the Way to Reproducibility? Patricia Herterich, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, Rosie Higman, University of Manchester, United Kingdom, The Turing Way, Alan Turing Institute, United Kingdom
02:45 PM
02:45 PM - 04:15 PM

Session 3: Working on Open Access

Chair: Sofie Wennström, Stockholm University Library, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 3.1 Are we plan-S ready? Level of Compliance at the University of Vienna, Rita Pinhasi, Brigitte Kromp, Guido Blechl, University of Vienna, Austria
  • 3.2 Is the Library Open? Correlating Public Access to Academic Libraries with Open Access Support, Katie Sarah Wilson, Cameron Neylon, Lucy Montgomerty, Chun-Kai Huang, Curtin University, Australia
  • 3.3 Deep Green - Open Access Transformation, Beate Rusch, Julia Alexandra Goltz-Fellgiebel, Zuse Institute Berlin and Cooperative Library Network Berlin-Brandenburg, Germany, Hildegard Schäffler, Bavarian State Library, Germany
  • 3.4 Towards a Knowledge Exchange Roadmap for OA Monographs, Janneke Adema, Coventry University, United Kingdom, Jeroen Sondervan, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, Graham Stone and Verena Weigert, JISC, United Kingdom
02:45 PM
02:45 PM - 04:45 PM

Session 4: Connecting with Different Partners in Society

Chair: Émilie Barthet, University Jean Moulin Libraries Services, Lyon, France
  • 4.1 Beyond Assisting Digital Humanities Scholars: 5 Years of Researchers in Residence at the National Library of The Netherlands, Martijn Kleppe, Lotte Wilms and Steven Claeyssens, National Library of The Netherlands, The Netherlands
  • 4.2 Students with Autism as Research Partners: Responding to Real World Trends in Society, Geraldine Fitzgerald and Siobhan Dunne, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • 4.3 Beyond the Usual Suspects: Building a 21st Century Reading Community in Scotland, Ines Byrne, National Library of Scotland, United Kingdom

Lightning talk:
Dementia and Memory Institutions, Nick Barratt, Senate House Library, United Kingdom

02:45 PM
02:45 PM - 04:15 PM

Session 5: Unlocking Data: Exploring Different Roads

Chair: Matias Frosterus, National Library of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
  • 5.1 Open Knowledge Maps: a Visual Interface to the Worlds Scientific Knowledge, Peter Kraker, Open Knowledge Maps, Austria, Najmeh Shaghaei, University Library of Southern Denmark, Denmark
  • 5.2 NAISC: A Linked Data Interlinking Framework for Information Professionals, Lucy McKenna, Christophe Debruyne, Declan O'Sullivan, ADAPT Centre Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • 5.3 Mining for Europe, Alex Fenlon, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
04:15 PM
04:15 PM - 05:30 PM

Knowledge Café: Moving Together on Questions for the LIBER road ahead

Chair: Matthijs van Otegem, Erasmus University Library Rotterdam, Netherlands
07:00 PM
07:00 PM - 11:00 PM
The Round Room, Mansion House

Conference Dinner

08:30 AM
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM


09:00 AM
09:00 AM - 09:45 AM

Keynote: In Transition to Open Science – A Perspective from a President’s Point of View

Astrid Söderbergh Widding, President, University Stockholm, Sweden

Chair: Kristiina Hormia-Poutanen, National Library of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
09:45 AM
09:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 6: Developing for the future: research libraries exploring new services

Chair: Lorna Dodd, Maynooth University Library, Kildare, Ireland
  • 6.1 Curating the Dynamic: Future Challenges of a Shifting Landscape, Ronan O’Beirne, Solent University, United Kingdom.
  • 6.2 Beyond Compliance: Helping Authors Reach a Broader Range of Audiences with Simpler Expressions of Their Work, Scott Taylor, The University of Manchester Library, United Kingdom.
  • 6.3 Supporting Researchers on Open Science from Building a Research Project to its End, Romain Féret and Marie Cros, Lille University, France
  • 6.4 Evidence Based Practice in Research and Academic Libraries: an Applied Approach, Claire Thorpe and Alisa Howlett, University of South Queensland, Australia
09:45 AM
09:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 7: Libraries and publishers in the Open Science landscape: pay, publish or perish?

Chair: Hilde van Wijngaarden, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 7.1 Consequences of Sweden Cancelling Elsevier, Lisa Olsson, Stockholm University and National Library of Sweden, Sweden, Camila Hertil Lindelöw, National Library of Sweden, Sweden, Frida Jakobsson, Karolinska Institutet University Library, Sweden, Lovisa Österlund, Linköping University Library, Sweden
  • 7.2 The Impact of Springer Compact Agreements on OA Transformation from a Data Analysis Perspective, Dirk Pieper, Bielefeld University, Germany
  • 7.3 The Open Library of Humanities: a Sustainable Scholar-led Model for OA without Publication Fees, Paula Clemente Vega, Open Library of Humanities, United Kingdom
  • 7.4 How can Research Libraries Deal with Predatory Publishing? Jasmin Schmitz, ZB MED - Information Centre for Life Sciences, Germany
09:45 AM
09:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 8: Research Libraries on a Mission: Engaging the Public

Chair: Siobhán Dunne, The Library of Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  • 8.1 The Social Mission of 21st Century Research Libraries: Building Data Literate Communities, Sheila Mary Corrall, University of Pittsburg, United States of America
  • 8.2 Enriching Europeana: the Crowdsourcing Platform of the European Library, Hui Ting Chung, Austrian National Library, Austria
  • 8.3 #Protest: Info-Activism, Archive Literacy and Digital Learning, Dr Barry Houlihan, NUI Galway, Ireland
  • 8.4 Open Data for the Crowd: an Account of Citizen Science at the ETH Library, Stefan Wiederkehr, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • 8.5 Crowdsourcing at the Austrian Nation, Crowdsourcing at the Austrian National Library, Paul David Sommersguter, Austrian National Library, Austria
09:45 AM
09:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 9: Access to Collections and Digital Preservation

Chair: Thomas Kaarsted, University Library of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
  • 9.1 Access to Collections: an Essential Part of Research Collaborations, Alex Fenlon, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • 9.2 Clear and Consistent: Copyright Assessment Framework for Libraries, Fred Saunderson, National Library of Scotland, United Kingdom, Dafydd Tudur, National Library of Wales, United Kingdom
  • 9.3 Networking with Networks: What is the Landscape for Digital Preservation Communities like? Thomas Bähr and Michelle Lindlar, TIB Leibniz Information Center for Science and Technology University Library, Germany, Sabine Schrimpf, Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, Germany, Stefan Strathmann, Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen, Germany, Monika Zarnitz, ZBW Leibniz-Information Center for Economics, Germany
09:45 AM
09:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 10: Promoting RDM

Chair: Birgit Schmidt, Göttingen State and University Library, Göttingen, Germany
  • 10.1 Closing the Skills Gap: Basics of Research Data Management Course - Case University of Turku, Jukka Tapio Rantasaari and Heli Kristiina Kokkinen, University of Turku, Finland
  • 10.2 Joint European Project to Enhance Collaboration: Promoting Research Data management and Open Science within technical fields, Katja Fält and Susanna Nykyri, Tampere University Library, Finland, Robert Strötgent, Technische Universität Braunschweig, University Library, Germany
  • 10.3 Towards a Community-Endorsed Data Steward Profession for Supporting Research, Mijke Jetten and Inge Slouwerhof, Radboud University Library, The Netherlands, Salome Scholtens and Marije van der Geest, UMCG, The Netherlands, Cecilia van Gelder, DTL, The Netherlands, Nelly Anbeek, Radboud UMC, The Netherlands, Mirjam Brullemans, UMCU, The Netherlands
11:15 AM
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Coffee Break

11:45 AM
11:45 AM - 12:05 PM

Poster Session

Chair: Adam Sofronijevic, University Library of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Cost Calculator: a Tool for your DMP, Antoine Masson, EPFL Library, Lausanne Switzerland
  • How to Promote the Open-Access Transformation at the National Level, Alexandra Jobmann, University Library Bielefeld, Germany
  • An Evidence-Based Approach to Supporting Library Staff Scholarly Communication Competencies, James E. Murphy and Christie Hurrell, University of Calgary, Canada
  • ADBU Study of European Indicators, Grégor Blot-Julienne, ADBU, France
  • The GO FAIR Initiative: An Open and Inclusive Eco-System for FAIR Pioneers, Ines Drefs and Anja Busch, GO FAIR International Support & Coordination Office, Germany
  • Finders, Keepers: Excavating Our Legacy Collections, Christoph Schmidt-Supprian, Margaret Flood, Peter Dudley, Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, Ireland
  • More than a feeling: insights and information from a sentiment analysis study, Leonidas Papachristopoulos, Hellenic Open University Distance Library and Information Center, Greece, Giannis Tsakonas, Library & Information Center, University of Patras, Greece
  • Fostering Improved Training Tools for RRI & Open Science, Pedro Principe and Antónia Correia, University of Minho, Portugal, Helen Briken, Georg-August-University Göttingen State and University Library; Germany, Nancy Pontika, Open University, United Kingdom
  • Croatian Academic and Research Libraries Consortium e-resources Collection Development in the National and University Library in Zagreb, 2016 – 2018, Alisa Martek, and Sonja Borak, National and University Library in Zagreb, Croatia
  • The SSHOC Project: Creating a European Open Cloud Ecosystem for Social Sciences and Humanities, Vasso Kalaitzi, LIBER, The Netherlands, Marieke Willems, Trust-IT Services Ltd, United Kingdom
  • HAL: the Common Open Archive, Closer to the Users, Christine Berthaud, CNRS, France
  • Fostering Open Science Practices Through OpenUP: the Role of Project Work in Open Science Policy Implementation, Vilte Banelytė, Vilius Stančiauskas, PPMI, Lithuania, Edit Gorogh, University of Göttingen, Germany
  • Exploring Selective Web Archives via Network Analysis: An Irish Case Study, Derek Greene, School of Computer Science, University College Dublin, Ireland, Maria Ryan, National Library of Ireland, Ireland
  • Monitoring Open Access at National Level: French Case Study, Eric Jeangirard, Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, France
  • Open Source Software as Integral Part: Options for Research Libraries with Respect to Their Open Science Policy, Timo Borst, ZBW Leibniz Information Center for Economics, Germany
  • Digital Humanities in European Research Libraries – a Survey, Wilms, Lotte, National Library of The Netherlands, The Netherlands, Andreas Degkwitz, Humboldt University Library, Germany, Caleb Derven, Limerick University Library, Ireland, Liam O'Dwyer, Dublin City University Library, Ireland, Kirsty Lingstadt, University of Edinburgh Library, Scotland, United Kingdom, Demmy Verbeke, KU Leven Libraries, Belgium
  • From Duchamp to Drake: Teaching University Students about Attribution, Copyright and Plagiarism in the Creative Arts, Joanna Elizabeth Hare, Duke Kunshan University, China
12:05 PM
12:05 PM - 12:35 PM

Sponsor: Strategy Update


Chair: Anja Smit, Utrecht University Library, Utrecht, Netherlands
12:35 PM
12:35 PM - 01:30 PM


12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

LIBER Quarterly Editorial Board meeting

12:45 PM
12:45 PM - 01:30 PM

Conference Programme Committee Meeting

01:30 PM
01:30 PM - 02:15 PM

Panel session: Open Science meets Open Education

Chairs: Hilde van Wijngaarden, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands & Jeroen Sondervan, Utrecht University Library, Utrecht, Netherlands
02:15 PM
02:15 PM - 02:45 PM

Sponsor: Strategy Update


Chair: Lars Burman, Uppsala University Library, Uppsala, Sweden
02:45 PM
02:45 PM - 03:15 PM

Coffee Break

03:15 PM
03:15 PM - 04:00 PM

From Pre-conference to Plenary: Feeding Forward the Results of the Pre-Conference Workshops

Chair: Cécile Swiatek, ADBU, Paris, France
04:00 PM
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Meeting of Participants

06:45 PM
06:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Dining Hall, Trinity College Campus

Conference Reception & Poster Award

08:30 AM
08:30 AM - 12:30 PM


09:00 AM
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 11: Securing Access and the Future of Collections

Chair: Kristina Pai, Tartu University Library, Tartu, Estonia
  • 11.1 Sale and Disposal of Collections: Evidence-Based Decision Making and Professional Choices, Kate Kelly and Mary O'Doherty, RCSI Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Ireland
  • 11.2 Measuring the Impact of Special Collections and Archives in the Digital Age: Opportunities and Challenges, Christina Kamposiori, Research Libraries UK, United Kingdom
  • 11.3 Securing the Future of Collections at Senate House Library: Data-driven, Collaborative Appraisal and Accessioning for Financially Sustainable Special Collections and Archives, Caroline Kimbell, University of London, United Kingdom
  • 11.4 Open Science in Practice: Implementing Open Science Activity in Research Organizations, Paul Ayris, UCL, United Kingdom
09:00 AM
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 12: Towards Open Access: Keeping up the Good Work

Chair: Anna Lundén, National Library of Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 12.1 University Journals: Consolidating Institutional Repositories in a Free Open Access Publication Platform, Saskia Woutersen-Windhouwer, University of Amsterdam and Leiden University Libraries, The Netherlands, Eva Méndez Rodríguez, Library and Information Sciences Department, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, Jeroen Sondervan, Utrecht University Library, The Netherlands, Peter van Laarhoven, University of Groningen Library, The Netherlands, Frans Oort, Research Advisory Committee, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 12.2 DCU Press: Vision to Reality, Ellen Breen, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • 12.3 Opening up the Library: Transforming our Structures, Policies and Practices. Joanna Ball, Roskilde University Library, Roskilde, Denmark, Graham Stone, Jisc Collections, United Kingdom, University of York Library, United Kingdom
  • 12.4 No deal! Sweden Cancelled Agreement with Elsevier to Stand Up for Open Science, Göran Hamrin and Cecilia Heyman-Widmark, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
09:00 AM
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 13: Measuring Impact: Research Assessment

Chair: Martin Moyle, UCL Library Services, London, United Kingdom
  • 13.1 RI2A – Towards a Responsible Institute Impact Assessment, Gustaf Nelhans, University of Borås, Denmark, Evgenios Vlachos and Maéva Vignes, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
  • 13.2 How does Our Research Influence Policy on Global Societal Changes? A Bibliometric Proof of Concept Targeting the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations, Maurice Vanderfeesten, René Otten, Joeri Both,Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Felix Schmidt, Eike Spielberg, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany, Lars Kullman, University of Gothenburg, Denmark, Jaqui Farar,, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
  • 13.3 Beyond Authorship, Recognising Contributions: the Value of CRedIT (contributor role taxonomy), Liz Allen, F1000, United Kingdom
  • 13.4 Research Libraries: an Incubator for Science Communication, Public Engagement and Literacy Skills, Heather Cunningham, University of Toronto Libraries Libraries, Canada
09:00 AM
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 14: Open Science

Chair: Liisi Lembinen, University of Tartu Library, Tartu, Estonia
  • 14.1 A Bibliometric study of the Literature of Open Science & Open Access, Giannis Tsakonas, Library & Information Center, University of Patras, Greece, Sergios Lenis, University of Patras, Greece, Moses Boudourides, School of Professional Studies; The Science of Networks in Communities (SONIC) Lab, Northwestern University, USA
  • 14.2 Building and Funding Bibliodiversity: 1 Year After the Launchof the French Open Science Plan, Jean-François Lutz, Université de Lorraine, France, Jacques Lafait, Sorbonne Université, France
  • 14.3 Open Science and the Data Stewardship Programme at Delft University of Technology, Esther Plomp, Marta Teperek, Yasemin Turkyilmaz-van der Velden, Anke Versteeg, TU Delft, The Netherlands
09:00 AM
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

LIBER Executive Board Second Meeting

10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Coffee Break

11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Keynote: Bits and Votes: The Role of Libraries and Archives in Open Societies

Richard Ovenden, Bodley's Librarian, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Chair: John MacColl, University of St Andrews Library, St Andrews, Scotland

11:45 AM
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Library Innovation Awards

Sponsored by OCLC

Chair: Julien Roche, LILLIAD Innovation Learning Center, Lille, France
12:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Sponsor: Strategy Update

12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

Conference Closing Ceremony

12:45 PM
12:45 PM - 01:45 PM

Lunch and Closing Reception