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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
The Lib4RI team wishes everyone a wonderful Christmas, relaxing holidays, and a good start into the new year! From Saturday, 24 December 2016, up to and including Monday, 2 January 2017, there won’t be any service at the library. Members of the research institutes can still access the book collections at Birmensdorf, Dübendorf ...
Access to National Licences now Open to the Public
As academics, Lib4RI users have access to the Swiss national licences via the Lib4RI website since August 2016. Now they were made available to the public, too. The national licences comprise three online journal archives with more than two million scientific articles covering all subject areas: - -Cambridge University Press ...
News from DORA – DORA Empa is now live, too!
After DORA Eawag, the Digital Object Repository At Eawag, became publicly available at the end of the summer, we are happy to announce that DORA Empa, the Digital Object Repository At Empa, has now also seen the light of day! Already available Both repositories contain mostly journal articles, but also news…
Lib4RI is migrating its bibliography to the new institutional repository, DORA . To ensure best data quality, we are in the process of reviewing, correcting and completing all bibliographic data. To assist us with this task, we are looking for two motivated students with computer literacy, interest in scientific literature management ...
The first sessions of our introductory course «Searching & Managing Scientific Information» are well on their way. Again we are pleased about the lively interest in our autumn training series, with more than 120 registrations so far, and take this opportunity to say thank you. At the same time, we would also like to ...
Trial Access: MethodsNow
From October 10th on, Lib4RI users have the chance to test the new CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service, a division of the American Chemical Society) product «MethodsNow». «MethodsNow» is a database that contains step-by-step instructions for analytical methods from areas such as environmental science, material science and many ...
Lib4RI's Document Delivery Service in a New Look
Today, Lib4RI’s InfoServices & Document Delivery is happy to introduce its new DocDel system. The new DocDel system is an important milestone for the continuous improvement of our user services. On our website and also via our SFX link resolver, a n…
We are delighted to announce that the new institutional repository DORA is now publicly available in its first version, DORA Eawag. At the time of writing, it contained 7,845 publications (1,188 of which with Open Access full texts) written by Eawag-affiliated authors. Over the next weeks we will upload articles from 2016 and other ...
Lib4RI Update #12 Special Edition 2016
5 YEARS LIB4RI – EXCELLENT SERVICES FOR EXCELLENT RESEARCH Hard to believe: it is already five years since the libraries of the four Federal Research Institutes Eawag, Empa, PSI and WSL were merged into Lib4RI. To mark our anniversary, we would like both to take a brief look back on the last few years and to establish a framework ...
Lib4RI Update #11
The latest issue of our newsletter «Lib4RI-Update #11» is now available! Get a print copy at the library or follow one of the links to the online version: English Version: New Lib4RI E-Book Catalogue – Improved search experience National licenses – More content for everybody! 5 years Lib4RI – Events...
Autumn is at our doorsteps and so is our biannual introductory course «Searching & Managing Scientific Information» for PhD students and other affiliates of the 4 federal research institutes. The course is split into four individually bookable modules offered during Oct/Nov 2016. In module 1, «Searching Scientific Information», ...
5 Years Lib4RI - Events
For our fifth anniversary, we cordially invite the Lib4RI users to a series of four events. Alessandro Curioni, Donat Agosti and Jens Vigen, three outstanding scientists, will give talks on recent developments in scientific publishing and science itself. Furthermore, we have invited the Swiss author Sabine Reber f…
National licenses – More content for everybody
Since recently, Lib4RI users have had access to a substantial number of additional journal articles from the publishing houses Cambridge University Press (CUP), de Gruyter...
Team «Publication Services» is now complete!
Since 15th of July, upon arrival of its latest members, Niels Kistler and Daniel Perez, the newly founded team «Publication Services» is finally complete. Its members, Claudia Berger, Jochen Bihn, Silvia Jost, Niels Kistler, Laura Konstantaki, Veronika Müller-Vargas and Daniel Perez (group leader) will provide services around ...
New Product: Energate Messenger Schweiz
Lib4RI is pleased to announce access to the online portal energate messenger Schweiz. The database offers daily news on the energy sector in Switzerland as well as essential price and market data for electricity, gas, oil, coal and CO2. For full access to the market data and the daily newsletter a login...
Trial Access to Karger E-Journals
A trial to the Karger E-Journals complete collection has been set up recently. Karger is a scientific publishing company from Basel, offering more than 100 journals covering all disciplines of human medicine. The trial, organized for all members of the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries, gives access to all of the Karger journals ...
New e-Book catalogue
Today we launched the Lib4RI E-Book Catalogue. In this new catalogue you will find (almost) all of our 220,000 licensed and purchased e-books. This is a great improvement as up to now only a modest proportion of our e-books have been…
SpringerMaterials extended by Corrosion Database
Besides the well-known Landolt-Börnstein database and other resources, such as the Linus Pauling files, Springer has recently also included the Corrosion Database...
New resource category: Protocols
The resources in this new product category Protocols on our website have already been available for Lib4RI users, but by creating a new entry in the drop-down list «Resources» we wanted to increase their visibility and discoverability. The list includes cookbook-style protocols for experiments and analytical methods that did ...
Become a real football expert with Lib4RI
Were you always wondering about the spin of the ball of Christiano Ronaldo’s free kicks? Is it possible to calculate the outcome of the European Championship statistically? Are they still playing with leather balls and shoes? How do I take the perfect soccer picture? These and many other topics are covered in the e-books linked ...
For the first time, Lib4RI took part last Saturday at the SOLA-Stafette with a «Lib4RI & friends team» to celebrate the 5th anniversary of Lib4RI. This was already the 43rd edition of the SOLA-Stafette, the traditional team run in and around Zurich. The total lengths of the run was about 116 km, divided into…
The first sessions of our introductory course «Searching & Managing Scientific Information» are well on their way. We are pleased about the lively interest in our spring training series, with more than 100 registrations so far, and take this opportunity to say thank you. At the same time, we would also like to announce ...
Lib4RI will strengthen its services to support scientific publishing at the federal research institutes. Therefore, we are establishing a new group with this focus in the library. We are looking for a motivated and well organized person to join our team as a group leader «Publication Services». For more information about this ...
Product News: Trans Tech Publications E-books
Trans Tech Publications is a small Swiss based publisher which focuses on material science and engineering. Lib4RI has been successfully offering all periodicals from TTP to our users in the last years. Now we have also acquired the «Material Science Foundations» e-books from TTP to add even more high quality content to… ...
Lib4RI Update #10
The latest issue of our newsletter «Lib4RI-Update #10» is now available! Get a print copy at the library or follow one of the links to the online version: English Version: • Already five years? Yes, indeed! • New resources 2016 – E-journals, databases & e-books Deutsche Version: • “Schon 5 Jahre? Ja, wirkli… ...
Spring is almost there and so is our biannual introductory course «Searching & Managing Scientific Information» for PhD students and other affiliates of the 4 federal research institutes. The course is split into four individually bookable modules offered during April 2016. In module 1, «Searching Scientific Information», ...
As in previous years, we received a batch of Open Access vouchers from the Royal Society of Chemistry. Along with an increase in subscription prices, the number of vouchers increased from 12 to 20. The vouchers let researchers at Eawag, Empa, WSL & PSI publish their paper in any RSC journal as an Open Access article at no charge. ...
New in 2016: Reference Works, E-Books & Databases
New Reference Works & Databases In 2016 we have significantly expanded our collection of reference works: • 30 new Elsevier major reference works in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering, Earth Systems & Environmental Sciences and “M…
New in 2016: Journals
In 2016 we can offer you the following new journal packages, two of which have been set up on a trial basis: • All EDP Sciences journals are accessible in a year-long trial, covering environmental, engineering, chemistry und life science. • We have expanded the WISO Fachzeitschriften Technik...
Already Five Years? Yes, Indeed.
It’s already been 5 years since the libraries of the four Swiss federal research institutes Eawag, Empa, PSI and WSL merged into Lib4RI on the 1 January 2011. We would like to take this opportunity to shortly look back and to thank all Lib4RI users, the Lib4RI steering committee and the board of directors of the four research ...