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.
Get in touch – we will only be too glad to help.

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Date Link and Description
22.07.2020 ETH Zurich joins the SciPost publication portal
Independent publishing: SciPost gives ETH Zurich researchers an additional way of publishing their research results as open-access articles without relying on commercial providers.
16.07.2020 Research Collection statistics in a new format and design
We have made some changes to the current Research Collection statistics. The infographic has a new, slimmer design and the statistics themselves will be published quarterly from now on. In the future, we will also be more flexible...
03.07.2020 4,800 articles now freely accessible in the Research Collection
Articles by ETH authors freely available on the ETH publication platform
01.07.2020 Read and Publish agreement with Springer Nature
The new Read and Publish agreement between ETH Library and Springer Nature not only makes scientific research accessible worldwide but also effectively advances it. A service for members of ETH Zurich.
05.06.2020 Research Collection: Statistics May 2020
The open-access share for the year 2020 rose by 3% in May: the share was 38%. This is the highest open-access percentage ever recorded in our statistics. We hope, of course, that with your help we will be...
27.05.2020 Access to extended content in Elsevier journals
All content from ScienceDirect is now accessible to ETH members.
20.05.2020 Coffee Lectures: new online courses
Are you short on time, but still keen to learn about tools that could help you in your research? Do you have questions about a particular ETH Library service?