Lib4RI News

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Fri 18.12.15

The Lib4RI team wishes everyone a relaxing Christmas break and a good start into the new year! There will be no service at the library from Thursday, 24 December 2015 up to and inc…

We Welcome Doris Skaric to the Team
Mon 07.12.15

On 1 December, Doris Škarić joined the Lib4RI team as a group leader for «Collection Management & Metadata». In this new team, she will bring together the acquisition and management of electronic and printed media. With Doris as the new team leader, this unification of resources will result in more efficient back office ...

Full Access to the «IEEE Xplore Digital Library»
Mon 30.11.15

Starting on December 1st, Lib4RI users will have full access to the «IEEE Xplore Digital Library» again through the «IEEE/IET electronic library». Included are all IEEE and IET journals. Following the “issues we…

New: Artech House Publishing at Lib4RI
Mon 05.10.15

From October on, Lib4RI users have access to all Artech House e-books. Artech House is a small publishing house based in London and Norwood, MA that specializes in e-books. The main topics of the Artech House e-books are science and engineering, the most important sub disciplines are electronics engineering, bioengineering, technology ...

Nature Journals at Lib4RI - Now Complete
Fri 25.09.15

The library Lib4RI offers its users from now on access to all nature publishing group (npg) journals and all journal volumes. Besides the nature branded journals, all nature review journals and all other journals are from now on accessible to our users. The complete list of all nature journals can be found here. They can of cour… ...

Update - Lib4RI Training Series: Searching & Managing Scientific Information
Thu 24.09.15

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 autumn training series, with more than 150 registrations so far, and take this opportunity to say thank you. At the same time, we would also like to invite ...

Poster Prize for Lib4RI at the Open Access Days 2015
Thu 10.09.15

The Open Access Days 2015 took place on the 7 to 8 September in Zurich. The meeting, for the first time hosted in Switzerland, was well organized by the Main Library of the University of Zurich. More than 250 participants from science, libraries and publishers discussed current developments …

Lib4RI Training Series: Searching & Managing Scientific Information
Tue 01.09.15

Autumn is at our doorsteps and it is again time to announce 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. In Oct/Nov 2015, sessions will be offered, if possible, ...

New: JSTOR E-books in DDA Model
Fri 28.08.15

The e-books on JSTOR come from well renowned scholarly publishers. From now on, Lib4RI users have access to about 2,700 e-books on the JSTOR platform. This number will be growing monthly as access to newly published titles will be installed automatically upon online publication. The advanced search option on the …

Trial Access to the New Commonwealth and Norden iLibraries
Tue 28.07.15

Until the end of the year all our users have access to the publications from two intergovernmental organisations: Nordic Co-operation The Nordic Co-operation („Norden“) is a regional forum for co-operation between the Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden as well as the…

Lib4RI's Standards Portal in a New Look
Wed 22.07.15

As of today, Lib4RI’s Standards Portal is presented in a new outfit. The user interface was adapted to the latest technology and should now be reading well on multiple devices. Search algorithms have been improved and context-aids have been added. Behind green triangles associated with your search results, you can now find direct ...

Searchbox Update: InCites Journal Citation Reports
Tue 23.06.15

We have again updated the searchbox on our website. This time we have integrated Thomson Reuters’ InCites Journal Citation Reports, which is now directly searchable via the searchbox. JCR provides journal impact factors and other journal metrics for more than “11,800 journals from the science ed…

Lib4RI Signed The Hague Declaration
Tue 16.06.15

Supported by Lib4RI’s steering committee we have just signed The Hague Declaration on Knowledge Discovery in the Digital Age. The Hague Declaration aims to foster agreement about how to best enable access to facts, data and ideas for knowledge discovery in the Digita…

Searchbox Update: Primo Central Index
Wed 10.06.15

We have currently updated the searchbox on our website by integrating a new search option: The Primo Central Index. The Primo Central Index is an index of scholarly e-resources with hundreds of millions of entries according to Ex Libris, the company offering it. The variety of document types in the Primo Central I…

New Database: Phase Equilibria Diagrams Online
Tue 21.04.15

Phase Equilibria Diagrams Online is a new database published by The American Ceramics Society (ACerS) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The database comprises all phase equilibria diagrams previously published in hard copy format in the book series of t…

CAB Abstracts Course on April 29th, 2015
Tue 07.04.15

On the 29th of April, the library Lib4RI invites interested researchers from Eawag, Empa, PSI and WSL to join this CAB Abstracts course held by Tom Corser, training manager at CABI. Tom will demonstrate tools that can help discover more relevant content when conducting literature…

Trial Access to Maney Publishing's Material Science & Engineering Collection
Tue 17.03.15

Maney Publishing is a smaller UK based academic publisher. We have arranged a yearlong test trial for the 40 journals of Maney’s Material Science & Engineering Collection. Some high quality journals are included in the package, e.g. International Material Reviews...

Lib4RI-Update #09
Wed 04.02.15

The latest issue of our newsletter «Lib4RI-Update #09» is now available! Get a print copy at the library or follow one of the links to the online version: English Version: • Training program of the library Lib4RI • New Resources 2015 – Databases, E-Books & E-Journals...

Lib4RI Training Series: Searching & Managing Scientific Information
Fri 30.01.15

It is almost spring and again time for our biannual introductory course for PhD students and other affiliates of the 4 federal research institutes. The course is split into three separate and individually bookable modules. In March 2015, sessions will be offered, if possible, at most major research sites. In module 1, «Searching ...

New Resources 2015: Journals
Fri 23.01.15

We have expanded our journal collection for 2015. New on offer are the following journal packages: • The ACSESS Digital Library contains the 14 journals of the American Society of Agronomy, the Crop Science Society of America and the Soil Science Society of America as well as the proceedings...

New Resources 2015: Databases, Reference Works & E-books
Thu 22.01.15

We have significantly expanded our collection of electronic resources for 2015. Additionally, we have arranged test trials with several publishers to introduce some promising products. New on offer from 2015 on are the following products: New databases & reference works • American Society of Civil Engineers: The ...

New Open Access vouchers available for RSC journals
Wed 21.01.15

As a subscribing institution to all journals of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the library Lib4RI has received 12 vouchers that let researchers at Eawag, Empa, WSL & PSI publish their paper in 2015 in any RSC journal as an Open Access article at no charge. There are also still some Open Access vouchers available for papers ...

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