For the third year, the ULg Library organizes an “Open Access Erasmus Staff Week” to expose, question and reflect on the new roles and opportunities which emerged from the Open Access & Open Science movement for the academic libraries.
Podcast of the 3 November 2016 conference by Bernard Rentier (in french)
During summer 2015, ULg researchers have been invited to give their opinion about the institutionnal repository, ORBi.
The survey had been developped in June by the ORBi team in collaboration with Bernard Rentier, and released to the ULg and CHU members for July. They had until 10 septembre 2015to answer the survey.
Here is an overview of this survey's results...
COAR (Confederation of Open Access Repositories) and the UNESCO recently release a joint statement warning against the dangers of a too systematic implementation of APC (Article processing charges) for publications in Open Access.
European Commission has launched a Pilot to fund OA publication. It concerns articles and books from FP7 projects accepted for publication up to two years after the project ends.
Think. Check. Submit is a campaign to help researchers identify trusted journals for their research. It is a simple checklist researchers can use to assess the credentials of a journal or publisher.
The ULg Library is proud to announce its ERASMUS Staff Training Week 2016, that will take place between 7 and 11 March 2016.
This year's theme is "Open Access : academic libraries' role within a moving context". The target group is of course librarians, but also more widely any staff member working in an academic library and concerned by the Open Access movement (director, scientist, lawyer, IT, etc.) . Programme and application form are available on line
The working language will be English.
The application deadline is January 16th, 2016.