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 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.
In the latest research policy bill Knowledge in partnership – for society’s challenges and stronger competitiveness the opinion is that open access to research results is a way of “maintaining and promoting high-quality research”
We asked the student Wasim to explain the library to new library users. These videos will introduce you to the library services in no time!
Similarly to other Swedish universities, Karolinska Institutet lacks direct access to Elsevier articles published after June 2018. However, the negotiating parties have now restarted their talks.
The workshop series for doctoral students and researchers is now available on our website. This semester, we are offering twenty-six events!
Research data can be described as facts or numbers that have been collected for examination and considered the basis for reasoning, discussion or calculations.
As of April 1, there will be some changes in KIB's services. Most noticeable is that we streamline our service and gather our support functions in one place in the library. We will also no longer be handling KI cards.
There is a global trend that open access publishing is increasing year by year, at the expense of subscription-based (non-Open Access) publishing.
Why a project looking in to open access data? Because we felt we need to be able to lean on hard facts in order to form positions and make decisions concerning the development of open access at KI.