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Mosa, a visibility window for belgian Open Access publications
05/06/2020

Curious about scientific research conducted in Belgium and which is available for free? ULiège Library has just launched a tool that allows you to explore it.

Mosa aims to highlight Open Access scientific production by researchers from universities and institutions in Belgium and Luxembourg.

title 11/02/2020

To better assist you in your Open Access deposit process, ULiège Library provides you with an informational leaflet "Open Access in Belgium. My rights. My obligations".

You can find the English version of this brochure as well as the content of this brochure and other information on our website.

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Thirty-five years ago, when the Coronavirus didn’t scare anyone…
10/02/2020

Extract from "Immediate openings" the blog of Bernard Rentier

"One day humankind will wonder how it has been possible to authorise the sequestration of knowledge against payment for decades and why it was only released under the pressure of collective and global anxiety about a virus perceived as threatening, while several others, in the above list, are also wreaking havoc but, of course, only in tropical-equatorial countries."

 

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ORBi (Open Repository and Bibliography)

In may 2007, the ULiège's Administrative Board (joined in June 2007 by the FUSAGx) decided to create an institutional repository and defined a strong institutional self-archiving policy to increase the visibility, accessibility and impact of the University's publications (ULiège mandate).

This decision led to the official launch, in November 2008, of the ORBi platform including both the Academic Bibliography and the Institutional Repository of the Wallonia-Europe University Academy.

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