News from the library
Exhibition „Objects of Knowledge“
On the occasion of the 450th library anniversary the Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt presents the exhibition „Objects of Knowledge: A Cross-Section through the History of the Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Darmstadt“. Opening on 1 November 2017 at 6pm. Duration: 2 November 2017 to 4 February 2018.
During the international Open-Access-Week starting on 23 October 2017 numerous events and activities concerning open access will take place all over the world. The TU Darmstadt will also inform about its services and activities and is looking forward to discussing them with all members of the university.
Increase in temperature in building ULB Stadtmitte
Due to technical problems of the air conditioning the temperatures are higher than usual. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Online-Tutorials for EndNote
During the week of events “Online Demo Days” am 25. und 26. Oktober 2017 the company Alfasoft offers free tutorials for EndNote. The reference managament software licensed by the ULB is provided free of charge to all students and members of the TU.
Please note the following courses:
25 October, 9am-10am – Learn EndNote in 30 minutes (English)
26 October, 9am-10am – Learn EndNote in 30-minutes (German)
New license agreement for „Building Types Online”
The database “New Building Types Online” contains 12 reference books by the publisher Birkhäuser and enables research in construction and building theory. A focus is laid on residential constructions.
New Director General of the ULB
Prof. Dr. Thomas Stäcker was inaugurated as new Director General of the Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Darmstadt. The new Head Librarian, a pioneer in digitization in Germany, was formerly Deputy Director of the Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel.
See also What’s new at TU?
ULB events in winter semester:
Literaturrecherche, Datenbankrecherche, Literaturverwaltung mit Citavi, EndNote und Zotero and more. All courses are held in German. Calendar of events
Dr. Hans-Georg Nolte-Fischer retired
After 18 years of office Director General of the Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Darmstadt, Dr. Hans-Georg Nolte-Fischer, was given a retirement farewell. He will be succeeded by Prof. Dr. Thomas Stäcker, formerly Deputy Director of the Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel. Picture gallery
The publication service of the TU Darmstadt “TUprints” has been updated and enhanced guidelines have been published. The open-access repository gives all members of the university the opportunity to publish academic papers electronically as a first or second publication. go
On request we bring the media you ordered from the open access areas of ULB Stadtmitte, ULB Lichtwiese and BGG – Bibliothek Gesellschafts- und Geschichtswissenschaften to the issuing desk of another location. Please note that the books you want might be momentarily in use and therefore not available. go
In cooperation with the Academy of Arts in Berlin and the Communal Gallery of Arts in Karlsruhe the TU Darmstadt conceived a large retrospective of the Architect Otto Bartning (1883 – 1959). go
Open access publishing fund
Since January 1st 2017 the TU Darmstadt finances the publication of current research results of its members in fee-based open access journals. For detailed information see www.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de/oa-fonds.
Starting from now three new databases are available in TUfind and DBIS, the local database information system. All electronic resources are accessible within the IP range of the TU Darmstadt (including wi-fi via Eduroam) and for TU-members via VPN from outside. go
The ULB has licenced the digital Version of Loeb Classical Library. The database offers more than 520 classical works in Greek and Latin: epics and lyrics, tragedies and comedies, historical and travel literature, medical and mathematical classics. go