Open access at ETH Zurich

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The aim of open access is to make scientific literature freely accessible and free of charge to everyone on the internet.

This webpage provides information on open-access publishing at ETH Zurich. We advise on publication possibilities for members of ETH Zurich and report on the latest developments from the open-access movement.

ETH Library is your university-wide point of contact for all questions regarding open access.
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28.03.2018 New negotiation strategy for more open access
Within the scope of implementing the national open-access strategy, swissuniversities is adopting a new path for negotiating national contracts with the major publishing houses Springer Nature, Wiley und Elsevier.
15.03.2018 Action plan for national open-access strategy approved
Now that swissuniversities and the Swiss University Conference have approved the action plan drawn up in 2017, the national open-access strategy for Switzerland can be put into practice.
12.03.2018 The transformation of the publication system to open access
A new article in b.i.t. Online by ETH Library's director Rafael Ball presents selected aspects of the transformation of the publication system to open access and the consequences for libraries and academia