Libraries Powering Sustainable Knowledge in the Digital Age

Blogpost by Sofie Wennström and Jonas Holm, Stockholm University Library The 46th Annual LIBER Conference in Patras, Greece. July 5–7, 2017 The LIBER conference is an annual event where Library Managers and Librarians meet to discuss new discoveries and share experiences. The conference included a number of workshops on important topics in the research library … More Libraries Powering Sustainable Knowledge in the Digital Age

First textbook published by Stockholm University Press: Performativitet. Teoretiska tillämpningar i konstvetenskap. Edited by Malin Hedlin Hayden and Mårten Snickare

Stokholm University Press is proud of publishing its first textbook, addressed to students of Art History. Performativitet. Teoretiska tillämpningar i konstvetenskap (In English: Performativity. Theoretical Applications in Art History). The book is written in Swedish. What does performativity signify? And what does it mean to speak of something as being performative? Aiming to clarify and … More First textbook published by Stockholm University Press: Performativitet. Teoretiska tillämpningar i konstvetenskap. Edited by Malin Hedlin Hayden and Mårten Snickare

Open Science: Providing Skills and Inspiring Change

Blog post by Gustav Nilsonne, Stockholm University. Lack of knowledge is an oft-cited impediment to open science. In this context, knowledge may be important both as a motivator for change, and as a means to achieve change. To break down this impediment, we have started a postgraduate course in Open Science, Reproducible Research, and Research … More Open Science: Providing Skills and Inspiring Change

Nordic collaboration from a research data management perspective – NeIC 2017

Blogpost by Joakim Philipson and Tuija Drake, Stockholm University Library. NeIC stands for Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration. NeIC conference 2017 took place in Umeå between May 28 and June 1. It was organised by Nordforsk in collaboration with CSC, DeIC, NeIC, NORDUnet, RHnet, SNIC, and UNINETT Sigma2. This is an international meeting place for over 200 … More Nordic collaboration from a research data management perspective – NeIC 2017

Insights from LEARN: Swedish Stakeholders Need to Clarify Expectations on Researchers to Share and Publish Data

Blogpost by Sabina Anderberg, Stockholm University and Sverker Holmgren, Uppsala University Representatives of Stockholm University, Uppsala University (also representing NordForsk) and Swedish Research Council took part in the one day conference 6th LEARN end-of-Project Conference – Managing the Data Deluge: Roles and Responsibilities for Your Institution in London 5th of May 2017. The conference provided a lot … More Insights from LEARN: Swedish Stakeholders Need to Clarify Expectations on Researchers to Share and Publish Data

About The Research Data Alliance World Data System Scholarly Link Exchange (Scholix) Working Group

Blogpost by Monica Lassi. This post is part of our series of posts reporting from the RDA 9th Plenary (P9), 3-7 April 2017 in Barcelona. About data citation and linked data *Note 1: This is a long post for those interested in data citation and linked data* About Scholix, Scholarly Link Exchange *Note 2: The … More About The Research Data Alliance World Data System Scholarly Link Exchange (Scholix) Working Group

Developing research data services at libraries

Blogpost by Monica Lassi. This post is part of our series of posts reporting from the RDA 9th Plenary (P9), 3-7 April 2017 in Barcelona. The Research Data Alliance Libraries for Research Data Interest Group Website for this interest group (IG). Detailed notes are available at Google Docs. An interesting bit of information about this … More Developing research data services at libraries

About the Research Data Alliance and the Ninth Plenary Meeting

This is the first blogpost in a series of posts reporting from the RDA 9th Plenary (P9), 3-7 April 2017 in Barcelona. This is also the first blog post on the Stockholm University Press Blog about research data related issues, focusing on sharing and collaborating between Swedish academic institutions. Some highlights of the RDA Plenary … More About the Research Data Alliance and the Ninth Plenary Meeting

The setback danger of offsetting

The blog of Stockholm University Press is open for guest posts to encourage an open conversation on current ongoing developments about Open Access (OA) in general and Library publishing in particular. The issue about offsetting deals is relevant to the Stockholm University Library, as we are currently piloting several such contracts ourselves within the BIBSAM … More The setback danger of offsetting