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  • Predatory publishers and open access [10.08.2018] Is open access leading to predatory publishing or is there others reasons ?
  • The National Licenses - access to 60 millions articles for everyone in Switzerland [05.07.2018] Access for free more then 60 millions articles from the publishers Cambridge University Press - De Gruyter - Oxford University Press - Springer Nature. The national licences result from a collaboration between the Swiss University Libraries Consortium and Swissuniversities.
  • Summer holiday 2016 [22.05.2018] The library will close from June 22th (19 hr) to August 20th (8 hr).
  • An open statement to boycott a new AI-focused academic journal, disapproving of the paper's policy of closed-access. [01.05.2018] Nature Machine Intelligence from Springer Narure is expected to launch in January next year. The joint statement written by Thomas Dietterich, a professor of computer science at Oregon State University in the US, and signed by more than 2,000 academics and researchers in industry, states that "they will not submit to, review, or edit for this new journal."
  • Is it time to bury the h-index? [28.03.2018] The h-index provides information that is almost completely redundant for most practical purposes, and that because of the way it is constructed, chance plays a significant role in determining its outcome.
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