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18. Mai 2022
von Team ZBW MediaTalk
Kommentare deaktiviert für Open Access Survey in Greece: Status Quo, Surprising Findings and Starting Points

Open Access Survey in Greece: Status Quo, Surprising Findings and Starting Points

What is the state of Open Access in Greece? What are the biggest obstacles to Open Access publishing? And how much do researchers actually know about the various ways to publish Open Access? A nationwide survey with 500 researchers of different ages, from different disciplines and with different levels of professional experience addressed these questions.

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11. Mai 2022
von Team ZBW MediaTalk
Kommentare deaktiviert für Best Practice: The First Six Month of Open Science at the University of North Carolina Wilmington

Best Practice: The First Six Month of Open Science at the University of North Carolina Wilmington

“Two new librarians in newly created positions in a new department in a newly designated Carnegie classification level R2 university”: These two new librarians are Lynnee Argabright and Allison Kittinger, who started work at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in August 2021. In the interview, the two take us on their Open Science journey, explain what the challenges and roadblocks were, how they cracked them and why it is so important for modern librarians to beat the publicity drum.

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4. Mai 2022
von Team ZBW MediaTalk
Kommentare deaktiviert für Workshop Retrodigitisation 2022: Do It Yourself or Have It Done?

Workshop Retrodigitisation 2022: Do It Yourself or Have It Done?

At the workshop, digitisation projects in cooperation with volunteers, with service providers, in cooperation with other institutions or in-house digitisation centres were presented and provided a good basis for lively discussions on how to organise digitisation projects.

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27. April 2022
von Team ZBW MediaTalk
Kommentare deaktiviert für User Experience in Libraries: Insights from the Central Economics Library at the University of Ljubljana

User Experience in Libraries: Insights from the Central Economics Library at the University of Ljubljana

„The results of the decision to apply UX methods when introducing new services are reflected in the increased number of active users, the increased use of resources, and a greater awareness of the importance of the library among school administrators“, says Tomaž Ulčakar, head of the Central Economics Library in Ljubljana, describing his experience with UX.

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13. April 2022
von Team ZBW MediaTalk
Kommentare deaktiviert für Barcamp Open Science 2022: Connecting and Strengthening the Communities!

Barcamp Open Science 2022: Connecting and Strengthening the Communities!

Creating a platform for a relaxed exchange with international like-minded people on the topic of Open Science is what the Barcamp Open Science stands for. Every year, the participants create a special flair, among other things through active participation in sessions that, as always, cover a wide range of topics. We try to summarise the event and, together with some of the session moderators, give an insight into the discussions in their sessions.

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6. April 2022
von Team ZBW MediaTalk
Kommentare deaktiviert für Open Science Conference 2022: New Challenges at the Global Level

Open Science Conference 2022: New Challenges at the Global Level

What were the focal points of the Open Science Conference 2022? Which topics are currently of greatest concern to the international Open Science community? Which best practice examples can we learn the most from? And what role did UNESCO play in the global Open Science discourse? We take a look at the highlights and special features of the once again all-digital #OSC2022.

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30. März 2022
von Team ZBW MediaTalk
Kommentare deaktiviert für Discrimination Through AI: To What Extent Libraries are Affected and how Staff can Find the Right Mindset

Discrimination Through AI: To What Extent Libraries are Affected and how Staff can Find the Right Mindset

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become an indispensable part of the modern scientific system. But who ensures that such AI systems do not discriminate against anyone and draw false conclusions from available data? And what do libraries have to do with it?

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16. März 2022
von Team ZBW MediaTalk
Kommentare deaktiviert für Agile Working in the Context of Small and Large Libraries

Agile Working in the Context of Small and Large Libraries

In a world which is moving continually faster, it’s essential for time-honoured institutions such as libraries to remain flexible and have the ability to adapt. But this is only possible if the practice of agile working is rooted at the heart of an organisation. Benjamin Flämig, director of the Lucerne Central and University Library explains how this can happen.

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9. März 2022
von Team ZBW MediaTalk
Kommentare deaktiviert für User Experience in Libraries: Building a Human-centric Organisation at the National Library of Estonia

User Experience in Libraries: Building a Human-centric Organisation at the National Library of Estonia

Their vision is to be a next-generation library and to act as an innovator in the world of librarianship. To achieve this vision, the staff of the National Library of Estonia embarked on a UX journey where design is everything: a mindset, a method and a milestone to create services that are valuable to different user groups.

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2. März 2022
von Team ZBW MediaTalk
Kommentare deaktiviert für Open Badges: Meaningful Credential for Continuing Education in Libraries?

Open Badges: Meaningful Credential for Continuing Education in Libraries?

Why can Open Badges be a suitable way of promoting informally acquired knowledge and self-directed learning? And to what extent do they make an important contribution to validating skills gained in the context of lifelong learning? In this post, interview guest Meik Schild-Steiniger explains why he sees the topic as being a possible answer to the paradigm shift taking place in the culture of learning.

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