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?

Our Coffee Lectures can provide the answers you need to questions concerning information research, open-access publishing and research data management. They are also a good opportunity to get to know points of contact and specialist staff at ETH Library.

Each session lasts fifteen minutes. You will receive concise, condensed information on a particular topic and have time to ask questions at the end. Fifteen minutes also happens to be just the right amount of time to enjoy a cup of tea or coffee while getting the information you need.

Our Coffee Lectures take place at 15.15 on Wednesday afternoon. The topics for this spring semester are:

  • How to use the new PubMed, 27 May 2020
  • Unpaywall & Co. – read research papers for free, 3 June 2020
  • eresearchcenter – your portal for standards (DIN, ISO, and others), 10 June 2020
  • Be aware: predatory publishers, 17 June 2020
  • Creative Commons – how to license your publications and research data for reuse, 24 June 2020

Registration is not required. These are online sessions held via Zoom: (external link)


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