Lib4RI News

Digital Cleanup Day: take out your digital waste!
Wed 15.03.23

It’s no surprise: much like in our natural environment, our digital world is full of trash. Pointless emails, redundant files, unused apps, blurry photos and video duplicates – all of it digital waste. It sits in backups, lies on severs, cloud services, and it continuously needs energy causing digital pollution, even when we ...

Register for an Overleaf Standard account
Wed 15.03.23

We are delighted to announce that researchers of Eawag, Empa and WSL can now receive a Standard account to use Overleaf, an online LaTeX editor that enables researchers to collaborate on scientific writing projects in real-time. Overleaf can …

Lib4RI Spring Training: Searching & Managing Scientific Information
Mon 20.02.23

Spring is coming and so is our biannual training series «Searching & Managing Scientific Information» for PhD students and other interested members of the 4 federal research institutes Eawag, Empa, PSI & WSL. From March to June 2023, we offer eight individually bookable modules, this time also -including a new module ...

It's International Love Data Week!
Mon 13.02.23

Celebrate Love Data Week with us! Every year around Valentine’s Day, universities, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, corporations, and individuals host and participate in data-related events and activities. This year’s theme “Data: Agent of Change” aims to inspire people to use data to bring about changes that ...

Lib4RI-Update #29: Open Access – A Look Back at 2022
Mon 06.02.23

Publishing Open Access (OA) has become the new normal in scientific publishing. Research funders and institutions support OA to make research available to the broader public, thereby allowing for better visibility, higher chances of usage, and increased impact of outputs. The library fully supports publishing OA by assisting ...

Springer Nature Open Access agreement prolongation, adding Nature Research journals
Fri 03.02.23

Swissuniversities and Springer Nature have extended the Springer Compact agreement for three years (as detailed in the press release...

Electronic Resources: Changes in 2023
Tue 24.01.23

We are delighted to announce the new library subscriptions and Read & Publish agreements for the year 2023. Our core subscriptions have been maintained, while our commitment to providing our users with any additional scientific literature resources they may need remains a priority. Are you missing access to a specific electronic ...

Webinar: CAS SciFinder Discovery Platform
Tue 10.01.23

Lib4RI recently subscribed to the full CAS SciFinder Discovery Platform including the modules SciFinder-n (the successor of SciFinder Classic...

Swiss Academic Libraries Consortium reaches Open Access (OA) agreement with the American Chemical Society (ACS)
Fri 06.01.23

We are pleased to announce that the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries has successfully concluded negotiations with ACS and entered into a three-year Read & Publish agreement. Under its terms, correspondin…

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