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Swiss National Science Foundation further intensifies its open access efforts
The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) has set the goal to reach 100% open access for SNSF funded publications by 2020. However, the actual percentage is still far away from that mark. Therefore, the SNSF has decided to...
Get the latest information on the H2020 open access requirements!
This webinar will provide you with a basic introduction and the latest updates on the rules and regulations of the H2020 policies concerning open access for publications and research data.
Research Collection: statistics May 2019
The most downloaded items from May are about camels, glaciers and the Gulf region. The number of downloads is still on the rise as is the open access proportion in 2019. The article with the highest Altmetric Score...
CWTS Ranking on open access published
The proportion of open access publications at ETH Zurich accounted for more than 50% in the reporting period 2014-2017. With this proportion, ETH Zurich is globally ranked among the top third.
Research Collection: statistics April 2019
Climate Change protests, steady increase of downloads and atoms that are even colder than the beginning of May 2019. Our infographic shows you the Research Collection’s usage.
Let us stay free and open! Open access for everyone?
Rafael Ball, Director of ETH Library, joins the discussion on open access.
Research Collection: statistics March 2019
Einstein, global runoff reconstruction and plant-bacterial symbiosis. Our infographic shows you the Research Collection’s usage.
Open access: further publication options for ETH Zurich members
Publish open access free of charge with IGI Global and the Journal of Experimental Botany
ETH Library assumes Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) open access publishing fees
As of now, scientists from ETH Zurich can publish open access in Royal Society of Chemistry journals free of charge.
Research Data Management: from Theory to Practice
Our new workshop series shows how to keep control in an Open Science environment.
ORCID author IDs for members of ETH Zurich
The Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) is a unique and permanent identifier for academic authors.
New functions for publication lists on the web
The publication list component in ETH Zurich’s web CMS AEM has been expanded
Submit your ideas and win!
ETH Library is searching for ideas to improve its existing services and develop new ones. We are looking for our innovative spirit and creative input!
Launch of the ETH Research Data Hub
ETH IT Services are pleased to announce the launch of the new ETH Research Data Hub service (ETH RDH).
Events during the Open Access Week 2018
Against the backdrop of the Open Access Week 2018, ETH Library invites you to two virtual events on open access publishing, openness and FAIR data.
Open access: the new story on Explora
Academic publishing in transition
New SNSF Open Access Website
The Swiss National Science Foundation has launched a website with comprehensive information on its Open Access strategy.
New open access initiative of European research funders
A new initiative by eleven national research funding institutions, the European Commission and the European Research Council aims to achieve 100 percent open access by 2020.
Announcement: ETH Research Data Hub
In September 2018, ETH Zurich’s IT Services will launch the new ETH Research Data Hub (ETH-RDH) service
OpenCon Switzerland: Register now
On 21 and 22 September, the first Swiss Satellite Event at OpenCon - the international conference for students and young researchers on the subject of Open Science - will take place in Bern.
Publish research data of up to 10 GB per file
From now on, researchers from ETH Zurich can publish files with a maximum file size of 10 GB in the Research Collection.
ORCID author identifiers in the Research Collection
The Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) enables researchers to be identified clearly and publications attributed correctly to people – which is now possible in ETH Zurich’s Research Collection, too
National Open Access Conference 2018
swissuniversities invites guests to the National Open Access Conference at the University of Lausanne on Friday, 26 October 2018.
ETH Library covers publication fees for open-access publisher Cogitatio
As of now, scientists from ETH Zurich who publish an article via the open-access publisher Cogitatio can charge the publication fees directly to ETH Zurich.
Study on the impact of open access on academic books in Switzerland
The final report of the pilot project OAPEN-CH conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation has been published.
Webinar: How to go Open Access
On Tuesday, 10 April a public and free webinar will take place from 11.00 to 12.00 about Open Access.
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.
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 route. 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?