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ANNUAL CONFERENCE ONLINE 2021
Our next LIBER Annual Conference will take place online from the 23rd - 25th of June. Over 1,000 tickets have already been snapped up! If you haven't got your FREE ticket yet, feel free to register here. Our exciting conference programme will be made available mid-May. You can also follow the LIBER Conference website for further updates. 
UPCOMING LIBER EVENTS 
Library Directors Workshop: Embracing Uncertainty – What is the Impact of COVID-19 on Libraries’ Strategies? (For LIBER Library Directors). 19 May. 15:00 CEST. Register here.
LIBER-OCLC Workshop Series: Building Strategic Relationships to Advance Open Scholarship at your Institution (4, 11 & 18 May)Read more and register here.
VIEW OUR WEBINAR RECORDINGS
We regularly host free webinars to engage our library network. Check out our most recent webinars below and on our YouTube channel

Webinar: Citizen Science 'Single Point of Contact'.

Webinar: Research Librarians Guide to Citizen Science

LIBER'S EUROPEAN PROJECT UPDATES & EVENTS
Read the latest updates from our projects at the links below:
We're proud to announce our involvement in another brand new project - The Multidisciplinary Expert System for the Assessment & Management of Complex Brain Disorders (MES-CoBraD)Read more about the project here.  
The European Language Equality (ELE) Project launched in early 2021. Read more about the project here.  
The Open Research Europe (ORE) Publishing Platform launched in March! Follow all the updates on the ORE Twitter account. Read more about the ORE project in general here.
Open Cloud for Social Sciences and Humanities (SSHOC). SSHOC will run an Open Science and Research Data Management Train-the-Trainer Bootcamp (IASSIST pre-conference workshop) on the 10 & 12 May (15:00 CEST). Read more here. You can also read more about the SSHOC project in general here. 
Integrating Open & Citizen Science Into Active Learning Approaches in Higher Education (INOS). Sign up for upcoming INOS events: Citizen Science: Why Get Involved? (17 May), Why Universities and Libraries Should Get Involved in Citizen Science? (20 May) and Integrating Citizen Science at Universities: From 'What' to 'How' (2 & 4 June)Read about the INOS project in general here. Sign up for the newsletter & discover the YouTube channel.
ReCreating Europe. The project supported World Intellectual Property (IP) Day - Watch our partners talk about how they support this topic. Join the project's upcoming Workshop (1 June): 'State of Exceptions & Limitations – Copyright flexibilities in the EU and its Member States'. Read more about ReCreating Europe in general. Sign up to receive the newsletter
NEWS FROM OUR WORKING GROUPS
NEW LIBER Working Group on Educational Resources - Call for Members. This spring, LIBER is starting a new working group on Educational Resources in support of European librarians in their role to provide educational resources, both open and online. Keen to join? Read more here.
The Digital Skills for Library Staff and Researchers Working Group has just released a new Greek translation of the Open Science Skills Visualisation originally published in 2019 (and already available in the English and French languages). Take a look here
Join Our Working Group & Support Libraries in Innovative Peer Review. LIBER’s Innovative Peer Working Group welcomes applications from professionals working at LIBER libraries. If you have experience in peer review, publishing and editorial units, or in helping run advanced repositories, we’d love to speak to you! Read more here.
FEATURED LIBRARY
Every month, courtesy of the LIBER Architecture Working Group, we'll highlight a library building showcased on our Library Buildings in Europe website.

This month we're featuring the Joan Maragall Library in Barcelona. Take a look at this incredible modern building
here
OFFICE NEWS
LIBER has a new vacancy for Communication & Engagement Officer. The closing date for applications is the 31st of MayTake a look here

We've recently hired a new intern, Rosie Allison, to support our communication activities. Rosie is currently completing her Master’s degree in Media and the Creative Industries at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Welcome to LIBER Rosie!
GENERAL OPEN SCIENCE NEWS
145th CTHS Congress takes place in Nantes, France from 4 - 7 May. Each year, the National Congress of Historical and Scientific Societies, a unique meeting place and exchange within the French research landscape, brings together around 500 participants including academics from a large number of disciplines. Read more here [in French].

Survey on Enhancing the EOSC Portal Together: The Horizon 2020 project, 
EOSC Enhance, is launching an open survey targeting the EOSC community. The survey aims to examine the individuals who create EOSC, to understand who they are, where they come from, and what they need in their every day (research) activities. The project wishes to capture the most needed and expected enhancements that can be introduced in the next Portal release in autumn 2021. Complete the survey here (Deadline 10 May).

Brexit and Beyond: A Webinar on UK Copyright Options Post-Brexit. 17 May 2021, 11.00-12.30 BST. Organised by Copyright4Knowledge and UCL (University College London) Library Services. The European Union and the European Court of Justice have long exercised a major influence on UK copyright matters. Brexit poses many questions for Library & Research communities and we will endeavour to explore some of them in this Brexit and beyond webinar. What will happen post-Brexit, given that EU copyright law no longer applies directly in the UK? Register for free via Eventbrite 
here.
 
Jisc and CNI Leaders Conference 2021. The next 
Jisc and CNI leaders conference will be held online from 7-9 July 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the research landscape. Join a worldwide audience of library and research leaders to focus on the pivotal role the library will play in enabling universities to equip themselves to respond.
 
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