News from the library
The project “Open Access and Open Educational Resources in the Engineering Sciences” (OpenIng) was presented four times at the Open Access Days in Hanover (30.09.-02.10.19). go
Construction Project Tramway to Lichtwiese starting on 18 November
From 18 November 2019 till mid 2020 increased building activities will be expected on campus Lichtwiese and along Lichtwiesenweg. Hence, increased noise in immediate vicinity to ULB Lichtwiese is likely to occur (see information of TU). We apologize for any inconvenience.
New Opening Hours für ULB Lichtwiese
Starting 1 November 2019 the branch library ULB Lichtwiese offers full service from Monday to Friday from 8am to 10pm. On Saturday the library opens from 10am to 8pm.
NFDI4ING – Community Meeting on 19 and 20 November 2019
Register now for the conference “Research Data Management and Machine Learning in Engineering by Example of Material Sciences” in Karlsruhe. The NFDI4INGis a consortium for establishing infrastructure and professional networks in the field of research data management.
After the big success of the used books fleemarket in the last academic year, the ULB Stadtmitte now invites again to a monthly browsing of the discarded books. Next date: 04.12.19
Writing exams, papers, theses can be very strenuous – the ULB has cought on to that. Starting with this winter term we offer a new relaxation station – a converted card catalogue – on the 1st floor of ULB Stadtmitte. go
Exhibition from 12 October 2019 to 5 January 2020 at three sites and shops in the inner city of Darmstadt
In the 40th year of Arno Schmidt’s death two departments of the TU Darmstadt, the Department of Arts at Hochschule Darmstadt and the University and State Library commemorate the time the author lived in Darmstadt. go
International Open-Access-Week 2019
For the fourth time already, the TU Darmstadt will be taking part in the International Open Access Week from 21 to 25 October with various events. This year, the focus will be on implementing the new OA policy. Programme and further information: www.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de/oawoche
Bestände der BGG
Die BGG (Bibliothek Gesellschafts- und Geschichtswissenschaften) in der Landwehrstraße hatte am 30.08.19 das letzte Mal geöffnet. Bis zum Bezug des dritten ULB-Standortes „Schloss“ verbleiben die Bestände in der ULB Stadtmitte.
A further method for the realisation and reinforcement of Open Access (OA) and Open Educational Resources (OER) at TU Darmstadt is the OpenIng project to intensify and make publications and teaching materials for the engineering sciences easier. go
Zum Thema „Architektur im Spiel“ sind Kartenspiele, Brettspiele und Wissensspiele aus den Beständen unserer Spielesammlung in Vitrinen ausgestellt, zu besichtigen in der ULB Lichtwiese im Erdgeschoss.
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
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:
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