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Design your Data Management Plan for the SNSF

17. July 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

Are you planning to submit a research proposal to the SNSF this fall? Is it the first time you have to write a DMP (Data Management Plan) and you feel intimidated by all these rules? We are here to help! The Main Library, Zentralbibliothek Zürich, S3IT and the Graduate Campus are organizing a one-day workshop […]

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Where to store your research data?

7. June 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

Funding bodies increasingly require or request that the grantees create plans for managing their data and share some of their results as open data with the public (e.g., SNSF). But, where to store your research data, so it has the highest visibility and the greatest impact and fulfilling the funder’s requirements?

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How to store your research data?

5. June 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

A good file organization is a prerequisite to work efficiently with your valuable research data. Moreover, it helps to avoid errors and unnecessary duplications. As always: early planning matters and saves time, which can be used for the actual research. You should consider several aspects Create a hierarchical and logical folder structure or use predefined […]

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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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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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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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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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SFX optimized

24. April 2018 | HBZ | No Comments

For the sake of usability, we have deactivated some rarely used services in SFX. Furthermore, you will receive now a message “No online access found”, if online access is not available via SFX. As before online access (if available),  catalogue search (Rechercheportal and swissbib), article order form and contact form will be shown.

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