LIBER’s EU Projects- focusingon digital preservationSusan ReillyProject Officer LIBER (Association of European Research Libraries)firstname.lastname@example.orgAPARSEN meeting, KB, 8/9/2011
Contents LIBER- why digital preservation? Current EU projects Future Cooperation
LIBER: “Making the case for research libraries” Largest network of European reseach libraries: 420 in over 40 countries LIBER aims to represent the interests of European research libraries, their universities and their researchers. It promotes in particular -efficient information services -access to research information, in any form whatsoever -innovative end-user services for teaching, learning and research -preservation of cultural heritage -efficient and effective management of research libraries
Current EU Projects Europeana Libraries-working to make 5 million digital objects from 19 leading European research libraries freely accessible to researchers ODE APARSEN MEDOANET-Co-ordination of Open Access strategies, policies and structures
Opportunities for Data Exchange(ODE) Researchers, publishers, libraries and data centres Identify, collate, interpret and deliver evidence of emerging best practices in sharing, re-using, preserving and citing data, the drivers for change and barriers impeding progress, in forms suited to each audience (led by CERN)
Opportunities for Data Exchange(ODE) Identify "success stories", “near misses” and “honourable failures” in data sharing, re-use and preservation Only 20% (Parse.Insight) of researchers submit data to digital archives What are the barrier and incentives?
Report: Integration of Data &Publications To be launched at the APA conference!
Report; Integration of Data &Publications Publishers’ concern: how ‘safe’ is data in supplementary files (quality, preservation)? Researchers’ concern: who is responsible/will pay for preservation of data? Libraries & Data Centres’ concern: How do we ensure continued access to data? And reusable? Next step: definition of roles- survey of LIBER members
“A goal-oriented partnership with otherorganisations in Europe and beyond” We need to work with other organisations to achieve our mission= EU projects Future focus: E-science -digital preservation is key -research infrastructures -policy related to open access to scientific data -advocacy