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LIBER Plans Five-Year Strategy Based on Sustainable Knowledge
LIBER (Association of European Research Libraries) released its 2018–2022 strategy, titled Research Libraries Powering Sustainable Knowledge in the Digital Age. It features three strategic directions: research libraries as platforms for innovative scholarly communication, hubs for digital skills and services, and partners in research infrastructure. According to LIBER’s blog, some strategic goals are:
- Research libraries will continue to be represented strongly in the ongoing European copyright reform process;
- An annotated library of Data Management Plans will be published;
- The state of Digital Humanities in European research libraries will be assessed and published;
- Webinars on key Research Data Management topics will provide guidance;
- Leadership training will be offered for current and aspiring library directors.
For more information, read the blog post.
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