A new tool is now live in the Belgian Open Access landscape: Mosa (https://www.mosa-research.be). Mosa aims to highlight Open Access research produced by scholars from Belgian and Luxembourgish institutions. More than 10 repositories are daily harvested in Mosa. Interface is in Dutch, English (default), French and German. Mosa currently contains more than 295,000 records inContinue reading “Mosa, Window of Visibility for Open Access Research in Belgium”
A round table discussion will bring together research administration and libraries to have an in-depth discussion about the financial implications of transformative agreements and the monitoring of cost for Open Access publishing.
The Parliament of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation unanimously adopted (with two abstentions) the project of Open Access Decree supported by the Minister of Higher Education and Research, Jean-Claude Marcourt, aiming at establishing a policy of free access to scientific publications. The text of the decree stipulates that all scientific articles subsidized by public funds must beContinue reading “An Open Access mandate adopted by the Wallonia-Brussels Federation Government”
Over the past 20 years digital open scholarly communications have slowly changed the way we study, research, publish and share knowledge in developed and developing regions, with a trend toward open access, open science, en data. Openness brings benefits but also challenges for sustainable and participatory knowledge infrastructures. As part of the World Humanities ConferenceContinue reading “World Humanities Conference in Liège : “Humanities and knowledge as a public good””
For the third year, the libraries network of the University of Liege (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. Based both on ULg Library’s expertize and on eachContinue reading “Open Access Erasmus Staff Week 2017 at the University of Liège”
Practical information As the ‘Open Science on the Move’-event is drawing closer, we’d like to inform you about a few practicalities. For organizational reasons, we invite you to register before October 17th. You can register for one or both days here. Registration starts at 9.00. The first presentation will start at 9.30 the 24st andContinue reading “Practical information for participants ‘Open Science on the Move’”
Participate in the Open Science event, organized by the Flemish and French-speaking universities of Belgium, at the Royal Library of Belgium in Brussels on 24-25 October 2016. The theme of this year’s International Open Access Week, to be held October 24-30, will be ‘Open in Action’. The Belgian universities, with the support of the RoyalContinue reading “Join the Belgian Open Access week event: ‘Open Science on the move’ 24-25 October 2016”
Open Access Week 2015 – “Open for Collaboration” Research impact through Open Access: explore new opportunities 21-22 October 2015 You are researcher, PhD student, postdoc, professor, assistant or simply interested by the topic? You want to know more and engage actively in providing Open Access to research results? Participate in the Open Access workshops, organizedContinue reading “Open Access Week 2015 – “Open for Collaboration””
At the closing of his excellent interview series “The State of Open Access”, Richard Poynder answers a series of questions himself. The resulting interview is an thorough and nuanced overview of the current state of OA.
On 25th September, 2013 the University of Liege organizes a meeting/debate: “The future of Open Access“. With the participation of Stevan Harnad, professor at UQAM and a pioneer for Open Access; Bernard Rentier, Rector of the University of Liège ; Jean-Claude Marcourt, Minister of Higher Education of the Government of the French Community; Véronique Halloin, Secretary GeneralContinue reading “The future of Open Access”