RIAN harvests content from Open Access institutional repositories in all seven Irish universities and the DIT. For the first time, Irish research will be made freely available on a worldwide scale.
RIAN is the outcome of a project which was managed by the IUA Librarians’ Group, supported by the IUA, and funded through the Strategic Innovation Fund.
Date: Wednesday 20th October 2010
Venue: Convention Centre Dublin – Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1
Room: 2nd floor EcoCem Room and Wicklow Meeting Room 1
2.10pm: Opening Address – Tanaiste & Minister for Education and Skills, Mary Coughlan T.D
2.25pm: Keynote speech – Martin Curley, Director Intel Labs Europe
3.00pm: Paul Sheehan, Director of Library Services at DCU introduces the RIAN Portal
3.10pm: Delegates move to the adjoining room for demos & Refreshments