The indispensable role of science in achieving the goal of sustainable development.
After a long and difficult negotiation process between the publisher Elsevier and the Swedish Bibsam-consortium (of which KI is a member) we now have a new national agreement with the publisher.
Pubmed’s user interface will be updated in early 2020, but it is already available for testing. The legacy system will be available for some months following the launch.
The holiday season is coming up. During the holiday season the loan periods are changing as well as the opening hours in the library.
The transition to open access book publication has been slower than of journals.
Relevant authorities should be given the responsibility for continuously following-up and analyzing the national costs of publication.
A year ago, KIB decided to introduce vegetarian as the norm, which means that food paid by the employer is lacto-ovo-vegetarian by default. The idea of the shift is to reduce carbon dioxide emissions animal food often entails.
Research funding agencies and educational institutions share responsibility for financing of publication costs.
Affinity Trinity, which is now available to KI students, can in most cases replace Adobe's CC suite and meet the majority of your graphics-related needs.
In order to promote both high research quality and continued social development the government emphasized the importance of transitioning to an open access scholarly publication system.
The theme of this years international open access week, 21-27 October, is Open to whom?
The Swedish Government has formulated a goal to make research results financed via public funds immediately accessible to everyone.
The task of universities is to ”collaborate with and inform society of its activities, as well as ensure that research results produced at the universities are of use to society at large."
The discussions on open access to scholarly publications started more than 20 years ago. Shortly after the turn of the millennium, a public statement called Budapest Open Access Initiative was launched and soon after that came the Berlin Declaration.