Lib4RI News

Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!
Wed 19.12.12

The team of Lib4RI wishes everybody a wonderful winter, peaceful holidays, and a good start into the new year! There will be no service at the library from Saturday, 22 December 2012 up to and including Wednesday, 2 January 2013. Members of the research institutes can still access the book collections at Birmensdorf, Dübendorf ...

Lib4RI-Update #06
Mon 10.12.12

Our Newsletter «Lib4RI-Update #06» is out! Get a print copy at the library or read the online version below. English Version: • Link resolver reloaded – Integration with Google Scholar and new service functions • Societies – the better publishers? Deutsche Version: • “Linkresolver reloaded – Integra… ...

Link resolver reloaded
Tue 04.12.12

The Lib4RI link resolver will lead you from a bibliographic database directly to the full text of an article. It also offers a convenient way to order copies of an article. Most recently, we have activated the link resolver in Google Scholar. When using Google Scholar within the network of Eawag, Empa, PSI or WSL, the search results ...

New E-Books: Safari Tech Books Online
Mon 08.10.12

Safari Tech Books Online is a collection of e-books in computer science and information technology, including programming languages, operating systems, software applications, and much more. The collection features over 17,000 titles from various publishers, e.g. O’Reilly Media, Cisco Press and Adobe Press. Users can search ...

Raising awareness for open access at Eawag
Mon 24.09.12

Researchers at Eawag and elsewhere all face the same paradox: «You write the papers, you review the papers …. Why should you pay to read them?» The Eawag seminar last Friday (21 September 2012) was dedicated to The new push for open access publishing: How should Eawag researchers respond? Janet Hering summarised some of ...

Trial Access to McGraw-Hill Engineering E-Books
Thu 06.09.12

The McGraw-Hill AccessEngineering E-Book collection will be on trial access until 5. October 2012. The AccessEngineering platform provides full-text access to 330 E-Books, including the latest editions of • Marks’ Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers...

Trial Access to Water Intelligence Online
Mon 13.08.12

Update: Trial extended until the end of 2012. Users of Lib4RI have now the possibility to access Water Intelligence Online from IWA, an information service covering water, wastewater and related environmental topics. IWA (International Water Association) is a leading publisher of journals and information resources on water ...

Lib4RI-Update #05
Fri 27.07.12

Our Newsletter «Lib4RI-Update #05» is out! Grab a copy at the library or read the online version below. English Version: • Website Improved – Finding Information even Quicker • Online Reference Works – Expanded Range • The Cost of Knowledge...

Online reference works – expanded range
Tue 24.07.12

The printed edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica is still on our shelves – all 32 leather-bound, gold-embossed volumes. Judging by the dust layer, these have not been used in years. Thus, after 244 years of printing its volumes, it comes as no surprise that Encyclopædia Britannica recently announced to publish exclusively ...

Website improved – Finding information even quicker
Thu 05.07.12

The website of the joint library Lib4RI has now been online for more than a year. This gave us enough time to collect feedback from the library users and address further improvements of the website. Last night a new version of our website went online that implements several usability improvements. The revised website will get you ...

Trial Access to Materials Science & Engineering E-Journals
Thu 03.05.12

The library has arranged a trial access to the Materials Science & Engineering E-Journal Collection of Maney Publishing. The E-Journal collection includes thirty-six materials science publications, including several on behalf of, or with, the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. A selection …

SpringerProtocols Trial
Wed 02.05.12

Lib4RI is pleased to announce access to SpringerProtocols on a trial basis until 30 June 2012. SpringerProtocols is a database of more than 24’000 protocols in the areas of Life and Biomedical Sciences. Protocols provide the specific procedural information to help you replicate experiments with precision, including information ...

We welcome Bobby Neuhold to the team
Tue 24.04.12

Bobby Neuhold joined the group «InfoServices» on April 16. Besides the day-to-day work for the user services in Dübendorf, his primary duty is the development of user trainings at all library locations. We see this strengthening of the library team as a logical step on the road to improving existing and implementing new information ...

IEEE Xplore: Download Quota Exhausted
Wed 11.04.12

The quota for downloads from IEEE Xplore for articles older than 2 years or conference papers is exhausted. Newer articles are still accessible via IEEE Xplore. Until a new quota for downloads is available again, please order copies via NEBIS or contact our Document Deliv…

New Reference Works & E-Books
Thu 29.03.12

When Google fails to provide you with answers to your questions, our fine selection of important reference works for many research areas might help: You can browse them on our webpage Resources > Reference. Is something missing here? Tell us! Our reference works and e-books can all be found in NEBIS recherche...

Access to all journal articles from Wiley
Tue 27.03.12

Update: All Wiley Tokens have been used! Use our Document Delivery Service, if you need more articles from Wiley. For a limited time we are able to offer all members of Lib4RI access to the entire Wiley Online Library. In addition to the many subscribed Wiley E-journals...

More E-Journals Available
Thu 22.03.12

Up to the end of 2012 Lib4RI is introducing the interdisciplinary database Academic Search Premier on a trial basis. The database gives full-text access to more than 4’000 journals and magazines from various publishers. Coverage spans a broad range of research areas: natural sciences, engineering, medicine, but al…

Trial Access to E-Books from Knovel
Wed 22.02.12

We have arranged a trial access to E-Books in the Sustainable Energy & Development collection on Knovel. Knovel is a web-based application for engineers integrating technical information with analytical and search tools. This trial will run until March 22, 2012. We invite you to take a lo…

IEEE: File Cabinet Reloaded
Mon 06.02.12

We added another 1 000 downloads to our account and you can download articles to the file cabinet again. – This contingent will last longer, if you do not download AIP articles to the file cabinet. Use the «Get it @ Lib4RI»-button instead, which takes you to the AIP website. On the AIP website you can download articles ...

Lib4RI-Update #04
Fri 27.01.12

English Version: • New Resources – Databases, E-Journals, E-Books • Search Faster – Tools and Tips • Cross-Linked Libraries – Lib4RI in the Library Landscape Deutsche Version: • “Neue Angebote – Da…

New Resources 2012: E-Books & Reference Works
Thu 26.01.12

• Wiley: Some 2 400 books and more than 100 reference works, including well known works such as Ullmann’s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry and Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology ; • “Kno…

New Resources 2012: E-Journals
Wed 25.01.12

• Five additional journals of the Nature Publishing Group: Nature Cell Biology, Nature Chemical Biology, Nature Genetics, Nature Reviews Genetics, and Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology; • Cambridge University Press: The Science & Technology Collection; • Oxford University Press...

New Resources 2012: Databases
Mon 16.01.12

We have licensed several new databases for our users at Eawag, Empa, PSI & WSL: • The ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library gives you access to ASTM’s collection of more than 12,000 standards, covering a broad range of engineering disciplines. The database also includes books, journals, manuals, monographs ...

IEEE downloads exhausted again
Fri 13.01.12

There are no more IEEE downloads to our file cabinet left. Again AIP articles were downloaded via the IEEE platform with the consequence that the available downloads are used up. So far, we were not able to find a solution together with IEEE to block such downloads from Lib4RI users. Until a new quota of downloads are available ...

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