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The journal “Studies in Communication Sciences” migrates from the publisher Elsevier to the Main Library of the University of Zurich and becomes Open Access

7. March 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

Studies in Communication Sciences (SComS) is an international journal published jointly by the Swiss Association of Communication and Media Research (SACMR) and the Faculty of Communication Sciences at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI Lugano). Since 2012, it has been published by the publishing house Elsevier as a subscription journal. As of issue 17/1 SComS […]

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Survey at the UZH: Open Access meets with approval

5. March 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

UZH researchers welcome the move to Open Access, which makes scientific work publicly accessible and free of charge. Around half of them have already published in this way. This is shown by a detailed survey of the UZH’s Main Library, which not only identifies the positive results but also the need for information. –> More […]

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ZORA now including Dimensions Badges

28. February 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

On a publication page, ZORA now displays citation counts from the Dimension research insights platform in a badge. Example: https://www.zora.uzh.ch/id/eprint/75354/ When you hover the Dimensions badge with the mouse, a box with additional citation metrics is shown: The recent count of citations that the publication has received in the last two years, the Field Citation […]

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The Commission proposes to fund a European Commission Open Research Publishing Platform

9. January 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

The main aim of the platform is to offer Horizon 2020 beneficiaries a free and fast publication possibility for peer reviewed articles as well as pre-prints resulting from Horizon 2020 funding. The platform will complement the current policy in Horizon 2020 – where Open Access to publication is mandatory – in order to balance obligations […]

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OA 2020 Policy of the SNSF

21. December 2017 | HBZ | No Comments

On 13 December 2017, the Swiss National Science Foundation published its new OA 2020 policy. From 2020 onwards, all publications from SNSF-funded projects should be digitally available free of charge. This was decided by the National Research Council. The SNSF has already covered the costs of publication in OA journals so far. From April 2018 […]

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Researchers showed strong interest for the SNSF information event on Open Research Data

21. September 2017 | HBZ | No Comments

A total of about 250 interested researchers were welcomed at the two information events on the new Open Research Data guidelines of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) at the UZH Zentrum (in German) and at the Irchel campus (in English). Dr. Aysim Yilmaz (SNSF, Head of the Biology and Medicine Division) and Dr. Lionel […]

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