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Why you need an ORCID

31. May 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

The precise identification of a person and the assignment of his/her works are becoming increasingly important in the context of open science. There is a key problem: The Internet, repositories and databases try to link activities and results of a person based on the spelling of their name. But as individual as people are, their […]

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ResearchGate, Google Scholar & Co.

30. May 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

How do you stay connected with researchers working in your field? Where can you list your works, discuss projects, and compare your output with others? This blog introduces you to social media platforms for scientists. In the ancient times of science, up to about five to ten years ago, scientists would present and discuss their […]

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Swiss Research Data Day 2018

29. May 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

We would like to draw your attention to the following event. Registration is still open until June 4th for the Swiss Research Data Day 2018 organized by DLCM and OpenAIRE. When: 12 June 2018, 9:00-17:15 Where: ETH Zurich, Room Audi Max (HG F 30)

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What is your h-index?

29. May 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

The h-index, proposed by Hirsch in 2005, is a measure to calculate the output of a researcher. With an h-index of 10, 10 publications of an author are cited at least 10 times. This value can be calculated in the database Web of Science Core Collection. Additional search tools that calculate the h-index are Scopus or […]

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Keep posted with SciFinder

24. May 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

Each substance receives a unique identifier (CAS-number) by the Chemical Abstracts Service and new literature is screened for chemical information (structure, properties, reactions) to be linked to the respective compound entries in the database. How to find and keep posted about the latest news on your favorite substance is described in detail in the attached […]

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All your favorite journals in your pocket

23. May 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

You are on the way or you are not connected to the UZH network and need access to a paper? With the BrowZine app, access to all licensed and freely accessible articles outside the IP range of the UZH is possible. The app also offers the possibility to collect your favorite journals in a bookshelf. […]

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Up-to-date with PubMed

22. May 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

In the hectic pace of everyday research, it is sometimes difficult to stay up-to-date with research literature. PubMed offers a simple solution for everyone who knows this problem: With a free NCBI account you can save as many search queries as you like and set up corresponding notifications. This only requires a one-time registration and […]

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Coming soon: A new look for the Library Catalogue

22. May 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

Next weekend, May 26/27, the Rechercheportal receives a new user interface. What will change? the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (http) will be raised to Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (https), the Internet address will change to https://www.recherche-portal.ch the design of the user interface will be modernized and responsive Appetizers: We will be happy to answer questions about […]

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Access via EZproxy Reestablished for All E-Media

16. May 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

After an update of the EZproxy software access to all our licenced e-media is now reestablished. We apologize for the inconvenience caused.

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Coffee lectures coming soon!

14. May 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

For those who do not have time to attend long courses, there are the new “Coffee Lectures” starting next week. You will get 10 minutes of information about current topics and services of the main library. Of course, free coffee is offered and no registration required! Program Coffee Lectures FS 2018 to print

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