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Research Libraries, Researchers & the EOSC: Technical Universities

Sipos, Gergely

Papadopoulou, Athina; Ignat, Tiberius; Verheusen, Astrid
Bencze, Julia
Bal, Damla

During the last two weeks of January 2021, LIBER, the Association of European Research Libraries, and Scientific Knowledge Services organised a series of five workshops on the interaction between research libraries, researchers, and the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). These workshops were aimed at discussing the role of the libraries in connecting researchers to Open Science and the EOSC, and at analysing how their services developed to support researchers can be integrated into the EOSC.

This workshop was held on 27 January 2021, between 14:30 - 16:15 CET on Zoom. The event was the fifth and last in a series of workshops with the aim of answering the following questions:

1. What is the value of EOSC for researchers and research libraries, based on the goals/work of the EOSC?

2. What is the input needed from these stakeholders towards the EOSC?

3. How can these stakeholder groups be actively involved in EOSC activities and what do they need to get involved?

4. What feedback mechanism could be built to continuously inform EOSC, in its quest to remain an agile infrastructure?

This 5th workshop focused on Technical Universities. The target audience were technical universities. The participation was 19 people from 16 institutes from 10 countries with the following distribution: Austria (2), Estonia (1), Italy (1), Lithuania (1), Netherlands (3), Poland (3), Romania (3), Spain (3), Sweden (1), UK (1). The gender distribution of the 19 attendees was: 12 female (63%), 6 male (32%) and 1 unknown (5% - did not provide a real person name on Zoom).

For more details, please read also: - RESEARCH LIBRARIES, RESEARCHERS & THE EOSC - Final Report - Research Libraries, Researchers & the EOSC: Central-Eastern European Landscape - Research Libraries, Researchers & the EOSC: Multidisciplinary Universities - Research Libraries, Researchers & the EOSC: Northern European Landscape - RESEARCH LIBRARIES, RESEARCHERS & THE EOSC: HOW DO THEY INTERACT? Southern European Landscape
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