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Lib4RI News

  • Electronic resources: changes in 2020

    Exciting news for all you bookworms out there: We’ve added hundreds of new journals and e-books to our portfolio. At the same time, we’ve cancelled just a handful of products – mainly due to low usage. Here are the most important changes in 2020: Big deal negotiations Following the negotiations led by swissuniversities, ...

  • Lib4RI-Update #18: Contracts with Elsevier and Wiley extended – no agreement with Springer Nature

    Yesterday, swissuniversities announced the outcome of the Open Access negotiations with publishing powerhouses Elsevier, Wiley and Springer Nature (see press release). With Elsevier and Wiley, they extended the current subscription contracts and signed «memoranda of understanding» for «read and publish» deals. With Springer ...

  • Final spurt to the Swiss Library Service Platform

    In January 2020 the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries will switch to the new Swiss Library Service Platform SLSP. SLSP will bring together online the scientific information stored in libraries across Switzerland and make it fully searchable and easily findable. Currently, the SLSP system is still under development. The finalisation ...

  • The new Swiss Library Network for Education and Research (SLiNER)

    Lib4RI has become a member of the Swiss Library Network for Education and Research (SLiNER). SLiNER is a new expert committee on scientific information. It represents all academic and scientific libraries in Switzerland. The committee promotes networking and cooperation between scientific information experts and libraries, bundles ...

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