publication . Article . 2012

An Overview of Research Infrastructures in Europe - and Recommendations to LIBER

Norbert Lossau;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2012 Journal: Liber Quarterly: The Journal of European Research Libraries, volume 21, issue 3, pages 313-329
  • Publisher: Utrecht University Library Open Access Journals (Publishing Services)
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
Research infrastructures (RI) include major scientific equipment, scientific collections, archives, structured information and ICT-based infrastructures and services[3]. They support top-level research and can be organized at the national and regional level, at EU Member State, European and global level. RIs have become a topic of interest and priority for funders, political bodies, and (increasingly) institutional decision makers. In Europe the European Commission is a funder of RIs, complementing funding done by EU Member States at the national level. Over the last ten years hundreds of RI-projects have been planned and some received funding for design, extens...
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free text keywords: research infrastructures, LIBER, research libraries, research infrastructures; LIBER; research libraries, 020, lcsh:Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, lcsh:Z, Digitization, Discipline, Member state, Interoperability, Citizen journalism, Sustainability, Public relations, business.industry, business, Computer science, Information and Communications Technology, Corporate governance
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