Building a Research Commons: A DE-UK dialogue

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Building a Research Commons: Libraries as partners in the production of research: a DE-UK dialogue

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3 December 2021, 09.00-11:00 GMT / 10:00-12:00 CET

Moderated by Ewald Brahms (University Hildesheim/VDB) and Torsten Reimer (British Library/RLUK)

This collaborative event between Research Libraries UK and VDB will explore the ‘Future of Research Commons’. Including speakers from the UK and German library communities, the seminar will consider the role of research and academic libraries in the production of scholarly research and the innovative services and resources being created to enable this.

  • Sarah Ames, Digital Scholarship Librarian, The National Library of Scotland.
  • Christopher Fleet, Map Curator, The National Library of Scotland.
  • Matt Greenhall, Deputy Director, Research Libraries UK.
  • Ellen Reihl, Deputy Director of University and State Library Saxony-Anhalt.

In preparation for this event, colleagues may wish to read the findings and recommendations of a joint RLUK-AHRC scoping study which explored the role of academic and research libraries as partners in, and leaders of, academic and scholarship research. Read the report here.

This is the third collaborative event between RLUK and VDB. Recordings of previous events can be found at:

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