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Springer Nature Experiments – new platform for Springer and Nature Protocols & Methods

11. July 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

With the new freely accessible platform Springer Nature Experiments you can search specifically for Springer and Nature Protocols & Methods: Nature Methods Nature Protocols Springer Protocols Protocol Exchange The new platform offers researchers support for the search and evaluation of the Springer Nature protocols and methods portfolio. Lab techniques or specific model organisms are searchable. […]


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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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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 the design of the user interface will be modernized and responsive Appetizers: We will be happy to answer questions about […]


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UpToDate anywhere!

13. April 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

Due to the change of the previous license model to UpToDate Anywhere, UpToDate is now also available for mobile and home use. In order to use UpToDate everywhere and on mobile devices, a first-time registration at the USZ desktop is required. With your personal login data you can easily access the web version from outside […]


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BrowZine: Useful Tools in Web Version

3. April 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

Click the “Expand” button in an article record in BrowZine. This will expand to reveal four additional tools: “Read full text” takes you directly to the article. “Save to my articles” lets you save articles for reading later when it’s convenient. “Export citation” sends the citation to your preferred citation tool (e.g. Zotero, Mendeley, EntNote). […]


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Do you know SciFinder?

14. March 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

SciFinder is an essential tool for those interested in scientific information in the chemical and related disciplines. Not only is it possible to search by topic, but also by chemical structure, structural fragments, CAS number and many other search criteria, such as e.g. physical properties. You can find scientific publications, but also substances and reactions, […]


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