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Open Access in brief

The most important facts about Open Access (in German):

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Membership with Frontiers Thursday, 18 December 2014

The University of Zurich has an institutional membership with the Swiss publisher Frontiers (as of January, 1st 2015). The University of Zurich covers 54 % of the Article Processing Charge (APC) for corresponding authors affiliated with the University of Zurich.

Video: e-infrastructure OpenAIRE in 100 seconds Monday, 08 December 2014

The FP7 projects OpenAIRE and OpenAIREplus aimed to develop an e-infrastructure for handling peer-reviewed articles as well as datasets and project information in order to support the implementation of the Open Access policy in Europe. It provides the means to promote and realize the widespread adoption of the Open Access Policy, as set out by the ERC Scientific Council Guidelines for Open Access and the Open Access pilot launched by the European Commission.

ZORA-Update with new features Thursday, 23 October 2014

ZORA is now also available in German and offers some new features:

  • Advanced search functions in Quick Search
  • Detailed, general access statistics with various filter options
  • Download statistics on publication level
  • Altmetric data (statistics at the item level in social media)
Open Access week: event about the new publication funding of the Swiss National Science Foundation Wednesday, 24 September 2014

As a contribution to the Open Access Week a podium discussion will take place at the University of Zurich. The topic is the new publication funding of the Swiss National Science Foundation. The event addresses researchers and librarians of the University of Zurich  (in German).

SAMS requests Open Access Tuesday, 23 September 2014

The Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) invites publishers and scientific actors to facilitate and expedite the transition to open access: scientific work should be published on open websites and in open access journals. The position paper explains the different routes to open access publishing and proposes urgent measures.

Position paper of SAMS: Promoting open access to research results

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Prof. Dr. Rolf Zinkernagel

Rolf Zinkernagel

"Open Access ist eine sehr gute Sache. Wir Wissenschaftler dürfen sie aber noch weniger missbrauchen als 'normale' Journale, weil die Verstopfungsgefahr durch 'Irrelevantes' noch grösser ist".

Prof. Dr. Rolf Zinkernagel, Professor Emeritus Universität Zürich, Nobelpreisträger für Medizin

Bild: (c) Christoph Schumacher, dunkelweiss GmbH

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