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‘VU Library Live’ is a talk show and podcast featuring interviews with VU researchers, VU lecturers and field experts about new developments in academia. We will also discuss what support and advice the University Library can provide in each area. You can visit the Live events or listen to Past events as a podcast.
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2019-03-14 | TOPIC: RETHINKING THE ACADEMIC REWARD SYSTEM | EN
Want to learn more about the future of research reward systems? Join our VU Library Live Talk Show on March 14th. Our confirmed guests are Prof. Stan Gielen (President of NWO), Dr. Barbara Braams (Assistant Professor, VU), Dr. Jutka Halberstadt (Assistant Professor, VU) and Prof. Frank Miedema (Dean and Vice-president of the Executive Board, Utrecht University Medical center) talking about science in transition, and its implications for young career researchers.
Limited seats: Register here.
2019-01-30 | EPISODE 3 | PLAN-S, A FAST LANE TO OPEN ACCESS, TOO RISKY TO SOON?
Episode 3 is recorded on January 24th, at a meeting organised by the University Library, to inform the VU research community about the implications of Plan-S, and to listen to their arguments.
We invited three stakeholders to give their view on the plan. VU Rector magnificus Vinod Subramaniam, representing the University board, Professor Hans Berends from the VU School of Business and Economics, representing a part of the research community, and Hans de Jonge, Advisor Open Science at our national research funding agency NWO. Read more about cOAlition-S and Plan-S. Or see the current VSNU Open Access deals we have in the Journal Publishing Guide.
2018-12-12 | EPISODE 2 | FAIR-DATA AND THE END OF COMPETITIVE SCIENCE | EN
Part 1: Our first speaker is Rene Bekkers, Professor of Philanthropy at the Faculty of Social Sciences and the director of the Center for Philanthropic Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences. He explains why we urgently need to move towards a more open and collaborative culture of science. René Bekkers studies the societal effects of philanthropy, drawing on data from diverse and often sensitive sources.
Part 2: In part 2 Jolien Scholten, the library’s research data specialist, & Maria Cruz, VU’s research data community manager, tell about the services the library offers to help researchers make the transition to a more open and FAIR culture of research data management.
2018-11-15 | EPISODE 1 | WHY DO WE NEED OPEN ACCESS AND HOW DO WE MAKE IT A REALITY? | NL
In this first session, we sat down with four guests to discuss why it is crucial’ that research results are made freely available to everyone; not only to science, but also to teachers and pupils, to GPs and patients. What is needed for researchers actually to start publishing open access? What are the remaining hurdles and how do we remove them? How does open access actually benefit science and society?
Guests: Dr. Eelco Ruijter, VU Amsterdam, Faculty of Science, Organic Chemistry, Eppo Groenewold, former deputy headmaster and adviser at Revius Lyceum in Doorn, Wies van Roosmalen, product owner Programme Research and Implementation manager at the Dutch Cancer Society, Dr. Sander Begeer, VU Amsterdam, Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences, Clinical Developmental Psychology, specialised in autism
Visit the VU Journal Publishing Guide, to see if you can make your article Open Access in your favourite journal.
2018-10-22 | EPISODE 0 | OPEN SCIENCE FESTIVAL VISITORS ON OPEN SCIENCE | NL/EN
In this episode we interviewed several visitors of the Open Science festival about their thoughts on Open Science; what it is, what’s missing, what are the hurdles, what are solutions?
Maurice Vanderfeesten, Mark Leon de Vries, Maria Marques de Barros Cruz, Anneke de Maat
Presenter: Mark Leon de Vries
Engineering and editing: Maurice Vanderfeesten
Production: Maria Marques de Barros Cruz
Communication: Anneke de Maat