title 26/10/2017

L’Open Access Week  2017 était l’occasion toute trouvée pour fêter cet anniversaire et revenir sur 10 années de dépôt dans ORBi, le répertoire institutionnel de l’Université de Liège.

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title 05/10/2017

To celebrate the 2017 Open Access Week, the ULiège Library propose 2 distincts events :

  • 23 & 24 october - Brussel - Open in order to advance science
  • 25 october - Liège (Sart Tilman) -  L'Open Access à Liège : où en est-on?


title 14/09/2017

Since May, PubMed (the well-known search engine for biomedical sciences) offers a direct link to ORBi’s Open Access full texts !

This new feature increases ULiège publications visibility. We already count more than 19 200 additional views within 4 months thanks to PubMed.

(See ORBi’s usage statistics)


title 02/08/2017

ORBi has been invited to present at the World Humanities Conference in the panel on "Humanities and knowledge as a public good" to present the University of Liège approche to open access to scholarly publications.

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title 31/01/2017

For the third year, the 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.

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title 08/11/2016

Podcast of the 3 November 2016 conference by Bernard Rentier (in french)

title 22/09/2016

Information and Programme - Registration (registration is free but mandatory)


title 14/09/2016

During summer 2015, ULg researchers have been invited to give their opinion about the institutionnal repository, ORBi.

The survey had been developped in June by the ORBi team in collaboration with Bernard Rentier, and released to the ULg and CHU members for July. They had until 10 septembre 2015to answer the survey.

Here is an overview of this survey's results...

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title 26/05/2016

COAR (Confederation of Open Access Repositories) and the UNESCO recently release a joint statement warning against the dangers of a too systematic implementation of APC (Article processing charges) for publications in Open Access.

The statement

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