News from the library
Historical Archive of the TU closed
The Historical Archive will be closed from 29.07. to 09.08.19. A visit is not possible, requests cannot be processed during this time. We ask for your understanding.
On 29 August the TU WritingLab, the Center for Educational Development and Technology and the ULB invite to the “Long Afternoon of Writing" at ULB Stadtmitte.
Exhibition at ULB Stadtmitte from 09 July to 22 September 19
On 14 September will be the 250th anniversary of the famous scientist and traveler Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859). While the TU Botanical Garden shows an exhibition about “Scientists, Collectors and Plant Hunters”, it suggests itself to present the original works by Alexander von Humboldt from the ULB’s collection. go
Update your eduroam certificate
On 9 July 2019 eduroam changes to an new root certificate which requires a new configuration of all devices using the network. Without this update access to eduroam will be denied. Please read themessage of the TU Computer Centre.
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.
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.
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