Sale on Tuesday, 28.11.17, from 9 am.
Once again, many TUHH hands have tackled Milli Antolagic to help her bake cookies, make truffles and cook jams. On Tuesday, Milli and her team will be in the library at 9:00 am selling their sweet gifts. As in previous years, the proceeds will go to the children’s hospice Sternenbrücke.
Until now everything was sold out until the early afternoon. Early arrival ensures successful shopping!
In the entrance area of the library it will probably be a bit louder than usual on Tuesday.
Update 21.11.17: D-17-200
contracts until 31.12.2020. Applications until 5.12.17
Hamburg wants Open Science! And we want competent people who work with us on this for the TU Hamburg. Initially for 12 months, but hopefully two more years afterwards.
Deadline for applications is 29.11.2017
With the Hamburg Open Science (HOS) programme, Hamburg is implementing a strategy for the expansion of Open Access and Open Science that has been developed across universities. The University of Hamburg (UHH), the Technical University of Hamburg (TUHH), the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW) and many other universities are involved. From 2018 onwards, implementation will be carried out jointly in the institutions within the framework of the following four programme lines: Open Access publications, research data management, research information systems and the design of digital cultural change.
The TUHH Open Science (TOS) project group is being set up at the TUHH for research data management and research information system. This is also where the HOS research data management program line is managed.
The targets for 2018 are:
- Conception and implementation of a prototype for a research information system based on the open source software DSpace-CRIS.
- Conception and implementation of a prototype for an institutional research data repository also based on the open source software DSpace-CRIS.
We are looking for four new research assistants with know-how and a desire for university, open science and the beautiful city of Hamburg with the following focal points:
- Teamleitung und Projektsteuerung mit Schwerpunkt Forschungsinformationssystem E14 TV-L
→ Stellenausschreibung D-17-200
- Konzeption und Aufbau des Forschungsdatenrepositories E13 TV-L
→ Stellenausschreibung D-17-199
- Konzeption und Aufbau Forschungsdateninformationssystem und Forschungsdatenrepository E13 TV-L
→ Stellenausschreibung D-17-198
- IT-Konzept, Aufbau und Administration (Rechenzentrum) E13 TV-L
→ Stellenausschreibung D-17-194
Information on Hamburg Open Science
- Forschungsergebnisse für alle zugänglich machen: Senat beschließt das Programm Hamburg Open Science. 26. September 2017 14:00 Uhr Pressemitteilung
- Antrag Senat Drucksache 21/10485 26.09.2017
tub.dok is the open access repository of the TUHH for freely available publications of members of the TUHH in full text. We make sure that the publications can be permanently stored and found in various services worldwide.
We are very pleased that we were able to extend tub.dok with three important functions during the International Open Access Week 2017: Continue reading
Congratulations, you’ve registered for an ORCID iD! The next step is using your iD to build your ORCID record. We know the last thing you want is to have to spend more time updating yet another system, so why not let the organizations and platforms you already interact with do most of the work for you? Not only will it save you time, it also reduces the risk of errors, and helps you ensure trustworthy connections between you and your research contributions and affiliations. After all, who better than your journal to assert articles that you have authored?
We recommend following these six easy steps to building an authoritative ORCID record – while hardly lifting a (digital) finger! Continue reading
Many of you probably know Zotero as a reference management tool. Yesterday version 5.0 was released. Most remarkably this will be the beginning of the end of Zotero as Firefox Add-on. During the next month users of the Firefox Add-on will be requested to migrate to the desktop version. But no need to worry. Zotero Connector will ensure easy browser integration for Firefox as well as for Chrome, Safari and Opera.
What else will come aboard? “My Publications”: Easily build a list of works — articles, papers, books, etc. — that you’ve created and share them on your profile page on zotero.org. News feeds can be managed within Zotero. More can be found in the change log.
New in Germany and then the new language? It is not always easy to find a room to practice by yourself. The library is offering two rooms [tu:speak] for practicing and learning languages.
These are intended primarily for participants in TUHH projects for refugees, “From Camp to Campus” (“integra”). Here you can actively build up your language skills with your headset on the PC. The rooms 1007 and 1008 on the upper floor are equipped with two PCs each. A valid library credit is required for the login.
Of course these rooms can also be used for other purposes, as long as nobody wants to learn German at the PC. But as soon as this changes, please make room.
Further offers of the tub. for refugees.
Citavi Version 5.5
Citavi is now available in version 5.5. In addition to small improvements and bug fixes, there is now also a new function to group the bibliography of a work according to your own aspects: Changes
Citavi 5.5 is already available for institutes via the software distribution service of the TU. In the Windows-Pools it stays until the winter semester with the version 5.4.
Citavi is still available only for Windows. This is to change this year, when the version 6 will add a web component.
And if you leave the TU Hamburg, but would like to use Citavi further: Citavi can be used freely if your project contains less than 101 titles. For larger projects, you can purchase a discounted license.
No EndNote Licences via Rechenzentrum
EndNote licenses for the desktop version can no longer be obtained from the Rechenzentrum.
The Online-Version EndNote Basic is still available to everyone. EndNote, by the way, has changed hands with Web of Science and now belongs to Clarivate Analytics.
Mendeley has overhauled its platform Mendeley.com in January. Unfortunately upgrades for team plans are no longer available. There are no plans right now to subscribe to Mendeley Institutional Edition.
And two more hints:
- For all those who use Mendeley and write their papers with MS Word from 2010 onwards: bibliographic data can now also be directly imported from the web library
- For all those who use Mendeley as an academic network: Since November Mendeley and ORCID profiles can be synchronized.
Zotero: Waiting for 5.0
The OpenSource Zotero software is about to update to version 5.0. This ends the Zotero era as a Firefox plugin. There will be only Zotero standalone. The changelog of the beta version shows which changes are still planned. It will surely be exciting again, which of the popular plugins will work in 5.0. Zotero Standalone is also available to institutes via the software distribution service of the computer center.
In the End
As always we point to our page on reference management in the end :-)
Data Sharing and Management Snafu in 3 Short Acts. NYU Health Sciences Library
TUHH is starting plan to set up its own institutional repository for research data. A topic that will accompany us – alongside all technology and workflows – is to make all data FAIR – Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable.
FAIR Data Principles
One of the grand challenges of data-intensive science is to facilitate knowledge discovery by assisting humans and machines in their discovery of, access to, integration and analysis of, task-appropriate scientific data and their associated algorithms and workflows. A FAIR Data Publishing Group of FORCE11 has been discussing FAIR – a set of guiding principles to make data Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Re-usable.
To be Findable:
F1. (meta)data are assigned a globally unique and eternally persistent identifier.
F2. data are described with rich metadata.
F3. (meta)data are registered or indexed in a searchable resource.
F4. metadata specify the data identifier.
To be Accessible:
A1 (meta)data are retrievable by their identifier using a standardized communications protocol.
A1.1 the protocol is open, free, and universally implementable.
A1.2 the protocol allows for an authentication and authorization procedure, where necessary.
A2 metadata are accessible, even when the data are no longer available.
To be Interoperable:
I1. (meta)data use a formal, accessible, shared, and broadly applicable language for knowledge representation.
I2. (meta)data use vocabularies that follow FAIR principles.
I3. (meta)data include qualified references to other (meta)data.
To be Re-usable:
R1. meta(data) have a plurality of accurate and relevant attributes.
R1.1. (meta)data are released with a clear and accessible data usage license.
R1.2. (meta)data are associated with their provenance.
R1.3. (meta)data meet domain-relevant community standards.
ORCID, this name pops up more and more frequently. Many researchers at TUHH already have an ORCID iD, though not everybody probably knew what ORCID was good for when some service in research urged them to sign up. Therefore we now offer you a page with information on ORCID iDs. Also the following video does a good job in explaining how ORCID helps you to connect yourself unambiguously with your research activities and publications.
One more issue: Even though there is a small profile page connected to your ORCID iD, ORCID is not yet another profile or a replacement for a community like e.g. ResearchGate. ORCID prefers to work in the background, quietly providing you with a persistent identifier to connect your research.
or more readable: Shibboleth. In biblical times though, it could have serious consequences, when pronounced the wrong way.
„Then said they unto him, Say now Shibboleth: and he said Sibboleth: for he could not frame to pronounce it right. Then they took him, and slew him at the passages of Jordan: and there fell at that time of the Ephraimites forty and two thousand.“ (Judges 12,6 KJV)
Times have changed. Meanwhile Shibboleth is also the name of an authentication service. It is well established for many years, both within the German Research Network as well as internationally. The computing center of the TUHH offers Shibboleth since beginning of 2016.
Why should you care?
Many publishers offer Shibboleth for external access additionally to campus network authentication .
How does it work?
If you, for example, are at home (without VPN) and would like to access an e-book on SpringerLink you can “Log in via Shibboleth”. First select your home institution “TU Hamburg-Harburg”. This will automatically direct you to the login page of the computing center of the TUHH. After successful registration, you will be automatically directed back to the original page by Springer with access to all licensed content.
What’s the advantage?
The TUHH ID and password remains safe within TUHH. SpringerLink gets only two information: You belong to TUHH and you have registered with a valid password. Shibboleth also supports Single Sign On (SSO). So if you move on to another publisher page, for example, ScienceDirect by Elsevier, you will have immediate access to the licensed content. So with no additional software such as VPN installed you have access to protected resources from any computer, from any network.
Who can use Shibboleth?
Students and employees of TUHH are entitled for e-media use via Shibboleth. We are going to enable Shibboleth access as quickly as possible at the many providers of e-media. Progress is documented here..
We are happy to answer questions about e-media and Shibboleth. For problems with your TUHH please consult the Service Desk of the computing center.