We identify opportunities to improve research enablements and partnerships in areas such as open access, open science, scholarly communications, research data management, research impact, digital repositories, digitisation and digital preservation, metadata, common infrastructures, digital scholarship, skills and competencies development etc.
We support CONUL’s strategic objectives through the identification of collaborative projects and funding opportunities related to research, scholarly communications and digital collections and scholarship; and to coordinate and manage projects, in conjunction with others, where appropriate.
We monitor and maintain a watching brief of key organisations and developments in research, scholarly communications and digital collections policy and advise the CONUL Board in a timely manner of policy initiatives relevant to members.
We connect, liaise, nationally and internationally to ensure that CONUL maintains a national and international presence in the research, scholarly communications and digital collections and digital scholarship communities.
We offer assistance, guidance and support to those working in research, scholarly communications and digital collections in CONUL Libraries.
We organize training for those working in research, scholarly communications and digital collections in CONUL Libraries.
We have convened and lead the Digital Scholarship Network Ireland.
25TH JUNE 2019: PLANNING & DEVELOPING DIGITAL AND OPEN SCHOLARSHIP SERVICES
26 AUGUST 2019: OPEN SCHOLARSHIP AND OPEN SCIENCE, THE MOVE TO OPENNESS IN RESEARCH AND SCHOLARLY ENVIRONMENTS – WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?
5th November 2020: Information literacy and scholarly communication: exploring the potential for collaboration
Chair: Arlene Healy (TCD)
Deputy Chair: Aoife Coffey (UCC)
Secretary: Brendan Devlin (TU Dublin)
Communications Officer: Ciarán Quinn (MU)
Deputy Comms Officer/Chair of Digital Collections sub-group .: Cillian Joy (NUIG)
Co-chairs of Open Scholarship sub-group: Aoife Coffey (UCC) and Brendan Devlin (TUD)
Mick Carragher (UU)
Michelle Dalton (UCD)
Gráinne McCabe (RCSI)
Eoin Kilfeather (NLI)
Ashling Hayes (UL)