News from the library
Ascension Day and Pentecost 2019
All departments of the ULB will be closed on Ascension Day, 30 May, and Pentecost, 09 to 10 June.
During the exam periods from June to August the library remains open 24 hours a day – 7 days a week to give students more time to prepare for their exams. The opening hours will be reduced again in April and September.
Europawahl – der Countdown läuft
Wer sich jetzt noch schnell informieren möchte, kann das auf der EDZ-Webseite zur Europawahl tun. Besuchen Sie auch den EDZ-Stand im Foyer der ULB Stadtmitte. Hier können Sie sich viele interessante Publikationen – rund um die Europawahl – mit nach Hause nehmen.
Relocation of Patent and Trademark Centre Rhein-Main
From 20 May 2019 the Patent and Trademark Centre opens during usual office hours at its new location: TU building S4|14, Mornewegstraße 26-32, 64293 Darmstadt, 2. floor, rooms 2.3.07 – 2.3.21.
Exhibition at ULB Stadtmitte from 14 May to 30 June 2019
The Artist Emil Siemeister creates his works from various materials, techniques and genres whereby he always starts from a drawing as his elementary basis.
Exhibition opening: Monday, 13 May, 6pm
The DEAL Project which has been started by the alliance of German science organizations aims to conclude license agreements covering all electronic journals of international academic publishers. A first nationwide contract has now been signed with the publisher Wiley. go
You need tips and tricks in searching for literature? You need help in quoting properly? You want an introduction into literature management systems? Or assistance working with LaTeX? Starting this week our courses and workshops may help to facilitate your studies.
New Opening Hours in Library for Humanities and Social Sciences (BGG)
The departmental library for Humanities and Social Sciences (Bibliothek Gesellschafts- und Geschichtswissenschaften BGG) in Landwehrstr. 54 adjusts its opening hours as follows: Mo – Thur: 9am – 5pm and Fr: 9am – 1pm
EDC provides information resources about current developments as well as questions and answers about the future of EU-UK relationship at its website.
The library is looking forward to welcome Jonathan West from Newcastle as its first Humboldt Fellow. Jonathan West is an expert in German historical linguistics and will work at the ULB at his machine readable text corpus (more than 27 M different word forms) for three months, starting on 1 March. go
Due to the reduction in the “Funds for improving the quality of teaching and study conditions” (QSL-funds) and the omission of extra funds the ULB is no longer able to finance and license the following electronic resources in 2019:
The project “Darmstadt WiFi”, supported by the city council of Darmstadt, the energy supplier ENTEGA and the transportation company HEAG mobile, promotes the “Digital City of Darmstadt” by installing public hotspots in the town centre. Since December the University Computer Centre (HRZ) and the ULB are participating in this project. “Darmstadt WiFi” can now be used in ULB Stadtmitte and ULB Lichtwiese via the local WLAN infrastructure.
After five weeks, on 1 December the first cultural hackathon “Coding Da Vinci” endet with a festive awards ceremony in the State Museum at Mainz. The ULB supplied the data and organized the competition.
Zu den Themen Entwicklung des Campus Lichtwiese und Bau der ULB Lichtwiese sind Bilder, Bücher und Texte in den Vitrinen ausgestellt, zu besichtigen im HMZ im Durchgang zum Maschinenbaugebäude.
International Open-Access-Week 2018
From 22 to 25 October the TU Darmstadt participates again in the International Open Access Week. The President of the TU Darmstadt, ULB and HDA (Center for Educational Development) invite to a sequence of lectures about Open Access and look forward to an open discussion in order to promote the use and effectiveness of Open Access in the scientific community. All lectures conclude with refreshments and snacks. For more information: www.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de/oawoche
Open Access Publications Fund at TU Darmstadt in 2017
In 2017 the TU Darmstadt in collaboration with the German Research Foundation (DFG) opened an Open Access Publications Fund. It was established to promote and support scientific publications in open access journals. more
OpenIng is a project to raise the awareness for open access publication models in the engineering sciences. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research supports the joint project between the TU Darmstadt and the universities of Braunschweig and Stuttgart with 300000 €. go
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