February 14: Love to share data - open day on open science

February 14: Love to share data - open day on open science

Visit the DANS open day on open science on February 14, 2019. Together with the Young Academy of the KNAW, Promovendi Netwerk Nederland and the Horizon 2020 project OpenAIRE, DANS organizes this afternoon about research data management, data archiving and data re-use. The day is specially organized for (young) scientists and data librarians.

Blogpost: OCLC Research Mini-Symposium on Linked Data - Hanging Together

Blogpost: OCLC Research Mini-Symposium on Linked Data - Hanging Together

OCLC organised a 'mini-symposium' on Linked Data in the OCLC Leiden office on 19 November, 2018. 43 staff members from a range of Dutch academic libraries, cultural heritage institutions, the National Library, the National Archive, the Institute for Sound and Vision and OCLC colleagues based in Europe were brought together to discuss how Linked Data meets interoperability challenges in the online information environment. A blogpost has been written about the event.

Webinar 'New developments in the field of Persistent Identifiers'

After all the festivities at the end of the year where family and friends connect, OpenAIRE together with FREYA will start off the new year with a webinar on digital connections: the Persistent Identifiers. Please join us on January 10th, at 10:00.

DANS awards grants to six Small Data Projects

This round the awarded projects are from a variety of disciplines, ranging from African Linguistics to Ecology and Digital Humanities. A Small Data Project (KDP in Dutch) receives a maximum of 10.000 euros.

Call for contributions iPRES 2019

iPRES 2019 announces that their Call for Contributions for is now open. iPRES is the premier international conference on the preservation and long term management of digital materials. The 16th International Conference on Digital Preservation will be held on September 16-20, 2019 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

EOSCpilot & LIBER webinar 'Skills and Training in Open Science and the EOSC ecosystem'

In a rapidly changing digital world, libraries are regularly assessing and innovating their service offering to support researchers work. The webinar on December 14th aims to connect the LIBER community with the EOSCpilot project’s work on skills for stewardship in the EOSC context, through roundtable discussion with the LIBER working group on Digital Skills for Library Staff and Researchers.

News items in English

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ELAG 2019

May 07, 2019 to May 10, 2019 , Berlin, Germany


Sep 16, 2019 to Sep 20, 2019 , Amsterdam, Netherlands