Author: Ivan Tzvetkov

The Scientist: French Universities cancel subscription to Springer Journals

In the online version of The Scientist magazine I came across an article with the title “French Universities Cancel Subscriptions to Springer Journals” by Diana Kwon. (the French national consortium representing more than 250 academic institutions in France) cancelled their subscription to Springer Journals because of the proposed price increase by the publisher. This..

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How to organise your own Open Science Café?

During my weekly trendwatching round I came across the FOSTER portal. The FOSTER portal is an e-learning platform with training resources for those who need to know more about Open Science, or need to develop strategies and skills for implementing Open Science practices in their daily workflows. They recently published a very interesting article /manual..

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Recommended: “Why do they come? The Library as place and brand”

Why the students come to the Library? Why don’t they stay at home and study? Is a library without books still a library? Why are the User Experience (UX) methods and research so important for the libraries? These are few of the many interesting question that Cristian Lauersen (director of Roskilde University Library) asks in his..

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