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Lib4RI News

  • Webinar Miniseries Autumn 2021

    Our biannual training modules on Searching & Managing Scientific Information usually offered to all affiliates of Eawag, Empa, PSI and WSL will once again be replaced by a webinar miniseries (via Zoom) covering selected topics. Let’s hope the situation will have eased next spring so we can resume our full set of training ...

  • From reading to building material: a second life for discarded library books

    Photo: Martin Zeller At the end of August, the new “Sprint” unit was opened at NEST, the research and innovation platform of Empa and Eawag. The unit with office space was largely built with recycled components and materials. Two walls consist of periodical volumes and books that have been discarded by Lib4RI at Forum Chriesbach ...

  • Contingent for free Open Access in Taylor & Francis journals used up for 2021 - back in 2022

    Since January 2021, researchers at Eawag, Empa, PSI and WSL are able to publish Open Access articles free of charge in full and hybrid OA journals published by Taylor & Francis. The agreement covers the article processing charges (APCs) for a fixed number of articles per year. This article quota is now exhausted for 2021. For ...

  • The SNSF’s ChronosHub pilot project

    The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) offers a new way to manage your publications from submission to Open Access (OA) and reporting: ChronosHub Do you receive funding for your research from the SNSF? If so, you are obliged to make the resulting publications Open Access. Compliance can be achieved in different ways: — ...

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