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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.
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
Data Management Plans for SNSF Grants
Information event on 6 March
Letting knowledge flow freely
Anyone who wants to access ETH research findings should be able to do so as freely as possible. At the same time, ETH researchers should be able to publish wherever they think is most appropriate. These factors shape...
Funding opportunities for research
On 22 January 2018, the Academic Association of Scientific Staff at ETH Zurich (AVETH) organized an information event on funding opportunities.
SNSF and EU funding opportunities and regulations
The Academic Association of Scientific Staff at ETH Zurich (AVETH) is organizing an information event about funding opportunities for ETH's academic staff.
New SNSF open access policy from April 2018
New guidelines and funding options for publishing research results open access will apply at the Swiss National Science Foundation from April 2018.
Is an obligation to open access possible in Switzerland?
A new article in the legal journal "sui-generis" addresses this question.
Presentation on Open Access at VMITET Career Event
On Wednesday, 18 October, the Association of Scientific Staff at the Department of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (VMITET) invites to a presentation on the topic of Open Access.
New information by the SNSF on Data Management Plans (DMP) and Open Research Data (ORD)
As of October, data management plans are mandatory for each new project funding application submitted to the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).
Survey on open access at ETH Zurich
ETH Zurich carried out a survey on the topic of open access among their researchers in February 2017.
Research Collection: ETH Zurich’s new publication platform
The Research Collection, ETH Zurich's new publication platform, contains the university’s research output.
Data Management Plans for SNSF Grants
Information event on 6 July
Extension of the FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot
The European Commission will continue to provide funding for Open Access articles from FP7 projects until February 2018.
Interrupted service in ETH E-Citations and ETH E-Collection, 15 May to 12 June 2017
Entering publications in the institutional bibliography or publishing via the open access repository during this period will not be possible.
oaFindr – the easy way to find Open Access publications on the Knowledge Portal
oaFindr is an extensive collection of over 20 million academic articles published Open Access via the golden, green and hybrid path. All the articles are peer-reviewed.
Webinar: How to go Open Access
On Wednesday, 15 March a public and free webinar will take place from 16.00 to 17.00 about Open Access.
Introduction of ORCID at ETH Zurich
From now on, members of ETH Zurich can link their ORCID to their personal profile on www.adressen.ethz.ch.
National Open Access Strategy adopted
Swissuniversities' plenary assembly, the Rectors' Conference of Swiss Higher Education Institutions, adopted a national Open Access Strategy on Tuesday 31 January 2017.
Think, check, submit: Making informed decisions in open access publishing
On Monday, 23 January a public and free workshop takes place from 15.00 to 17.00 about open access publishing.
Information events on open access on 30 January 2017
What is open access? What trends are there in academic publishing?