Newsfeeds ETH Domain


  • Quartz powder for the battery of the future
  • Making a valuable resource usable with water
  • Getting a Handle on Safety
  • Successful for 20 years: Probing materials with particles
  • The double agents
  • Second beamline for SwissFEL
  • Waldbrand, Insektenbefall oder Windwurf in Bergwäldern werden wieder wichtiger
  • Künstlerisch-wissenschaftliches Projekt ‚treelab‘ erhält Anerkennungspreis
  • Was alte Weisstannen-DNA über die Wälder der Jungsteinzeit verrät
  • Schneearmer, kurzer Winter mit wenigen Lawinenopfern
  • WSL-Geschäftsbericht 2016
  • An algorithm designed to expand Wikipedia in all languages
  • Managing an eco-friendly house with Lego-like technology bricks
  • Water is surprisingly ordered on the nanoscale
  • A new tool for discovering nanoporous materials
  • Digital birdhouses make studying owls easier
  • Software developed at EPFL used to control a flotilla of satellites

Lib4RI News

New Database: ASM Alloy Phase Diagram Database
Fri 31.03.17

The ASM international Alloy Phase Diagram Database contains more than 40,300 binary and ternary phase diagrams, each with their associated crystal and reaction data. Users can search for phase diagrams either via the database content tree, the element search or the search slot. A video tutorial can be found here. …

Update - Lib4RI Training Series: Searching & Managing Scientific Information
Wed 15.03.17

We are pleased about the lively interest in our spring training series «Searching & Managing Scientific Information» , with some 120 registrations so far, and take this opportunity to say thank you. At the same time we would like to draw your attention on the upcoming sessions at Eawag-Empa Dübendorf, PSI Villigen and ...

New Database: UNESCO- Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems
Thu 02.03.17

From 1 March 2017, Lib4RI users have access to the UNESCO – Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (UNESCO – EOLSS). EOLSS comprises nearly 600 book volumes of thematically organised, peer- reviewed state-of-the-art content. EOLSS is one of the largest community oriented encyclopedia creation projects of the world, with ...

New Swiss National Licence: Springer Journals
Mon 27.02.17

The Springer Journals Archives were recently added to the three already existing Swiss National Licences. However, comprising about 3.6 million journal articles from more than 1,500 scientific journals, the Springer Journals Archives outnumber the other three national licences combined. The total number of article…

Lib4RI launches DORA WSL
Tue 21.02.17

DORA WSL [Digital Object Repository at WSL] is now online. This is a soft launch, meaning that we are still in the process of migrating the roughly 15,000 publications from the old WSL bibliography into DORA. DORA WSL already includes over 7,000 journal, newspaper, and magazine articles. Th…

Lib4RI Training Series: Searching & Managing Scientific Information
Thu 09.02.17

It is almost spring and time to announce our biannual introductory course «Searching & Managing Scientific Information» for PhD students and other affiliates of the 4 federal research institutes. We are delighted to offer you six individually bookable modules between end of March and mid May 2017. In module 1, «Searching ...

MethodsNow / SciFinder Workshop: Tue, 7 Mar 2017 at Eawag-Empa Dübendorf
Wed 08.02.17

The library Lib4RI invites interested researchers from Eawag, Empa, PSI and WSL to join this free MethodsNow / SciFinder workshop held by Dr Philippe Kamalaprija, a representative for CAS at ACS International. Philippe is an experienced trainer and introduces our newly subscribed product MethodsNow...

Lib4RI Update #13
Wed 25.01.17

Our Newsletter «Lib4RI-Update #13» is now available! Get a print copy at the library or read the online version below. English Version: • DORA 4RI – The new Institutional Repository • New resources 2017 – E-journals, databases & e-books Deutsche Version: • “DORA 4RI – Das neue Institutionelle Re… ...

New in 2017: Reference Works, E-Books & Databases
Fri 13.01.17

New Reference Works & Databases: • A year-long trial to the «Forestry Compendium» from the Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) was arranged. • «Methods Now» from Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS – A Division of the ACS) is a new database, t…

New in 2017: Journals
Thu 12.01.17

In 2017, we can offer you the following new journal packages, two of which have been set up on a trial basis: • Trial access to all 23 journals of the Australian governmental research organization Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). • Lib4RI users have access to all Elsevier...


 
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