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title 14/10/2015

During the international Open Access Week 2015, whose theme is “Open for Collaboration”, the Flemish and French-speaking universities of Belgium jointly organize a two-day event entitled :

"Impact through Open Access Research: explores new opportunities", on 21st and 22nd October 2015 at the Royal Library in Brussels.

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title 02/10/2015

For the first time, French people have the opportunity to participate to an online and open consultation on government legislation :

The Digital Republic bill

The text is presented in 3 parts :

  • dissemination of data and knowledge
  • protection of digital data
  • access to digital ressource 

Current and fundamental subjects are addressed such as : openness of public data, open access to scientific publications, embargo delay, juridiction and copyright on scientific data, protection of private data, web neutrality...


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title 08/07/2015

En mai 2007, l'Université de Liège décidait de la création d'un répertoire institutionnel, ORBi, et mettait en place une politique institutionnelle forte concernant le dépôt sur ORBi, connue dans le monde comme le "modèle liégeois".

Si, 7 ans après le démarrage d'ORBi, le succès international est évident, qu'en est-il en interne ?

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ORBi (Open Repository and Bibliography)

In may 2007, the ULg's Administrative Board (joined in June 2007 by the FUSAGx) decided to create an institutional repository and defined a strong institutional self-archiving policy to increase the visibility, accessibility and impact of the University's publications (ULg mandate).

This decision led to the official launch, in November 2008, of the ORBi platform including both the Academic Bibliography and the Institutional Repository of the Wallonia-Europe University Academy.

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