Licence for Citavi renewed until March 2022

The licence for using the reference management software Citavi has been renewed by the TUHH until March 31, 2022. In the moment you get within the software Citavi a hint on renewing your licence.

Please update your licence status by registering at Citavi with your TUHH Login (“Meine Hochschule”). Here you use the Shibboleth service. Then please confirm, that you are still a member of the TUHH.

Citavi Login

Hopefully it will not happen, but when: In kind of problems with your Shibboleth acount, please contact the ServiceDesk of the TUHH computer center, which also kindly supports the library by taking over the funding of the licence.

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#OAWeek2018 at TUHH – Program

Logo of program for Open Science Week 2018 at TUHH
Every year one week in October is devoted worldwide to Open Access. As every year the TUHH takes part. You are invited to attend the multifaceted program for the Open Access Week 2018 from October 22 to October 28 at the Hamburg University of Technology.

Our program:

-> Programm-Flyer

Monday, October 22, 2018

  • Opening #OAWeek2018 at TUHH : Poster Walk with Prof. Dr. Timm-Giel, (Vice President Research)
    Library, building J, room 0.004
    12.30 pm to 1 pm
  • Looking behind the scenes of the library
    Library, building J, rotunda tub.
    2 pm to 2.30 pm

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

  • Free knowledge and glocalization of open educactional resources
    Hack[a|er]space, Building Q, 2. floor, room 211
    2 pm to 6 pm
  • Film eveving and pizza: The Internet‘s Own Boy
    ITBH, Bulding Q, 2. floor, Foyer
    starting 6.15 pm

Thursday, October 25, 2018

  • Round tour – looking behind the scenes of the computer center
    Bulding E, room 2.033, (RZ seminar room)
    starting 12 am, several tours with about 30 minutes and at most 10 persons each tour

Friday, October 26, 2018

  • tub.talk: Open knowledge in former times
    Library, building J, room 0.004
    1.15 pm to 1.45 pm

Accompanying the Open Access Week 2018 you find will every day a new entry on the topic “open knowledge” in the German part of this blog.

TUHH library at TUHH Summer Party 2018

The TUHH library is present at the Summer Party of the TUHH, Wednesday, June 13, 2018.

According the motto “tub. – talking and making” you are invited to make little handicrafts with paper (for children and adults), little bookmarks or booklets with tipps for using information for academic work, as well as to talk about intellectual property rights and other challenges when handling information and working as academic.

Visit us between 1 pm and 6 pm at our stand in the Denickestr. in opposite of the students’ restaurant (Mensa):

Starting on Thursday, June 14, 2018, there will be our traditional book flea market in the TUHH library.

Books and tinkering – Sommerfest 2017

Origami with and without booksStimulating little handicrafts around books (also for adults!) is the topic of the TUHH library stand at the Sommerfest of the TUHH on June 28, 2017. You can find the TUHH library (no. 48) in front of the entrance to building K (Denickestr. 15).

In addition to upcycling books with book origami or book folding you can produce new books. A minibook for folding offers hints to selected library services.

Or you try to fold better examples of cranes with Origami than those on the picture. For mayn people this is quite challenging! You find an instruction in German language made in the context of an 2012 campaign of Friends of the earth Germany (BUND).

Supplementally books are sent on a journey via Bookcrossing and Thursday, June 29th 2017, there will be a book flea market in the TUHH library.

 

WLAN Helpdesk in the University Library

Quelle: https://pixabay.com

eduroamIn cooperation with the computer center of TUHH we offer a WLAN helpdesk in the library. At the times listed below Niklas Krüger (student, User Service Center) will be at the information desk to answer your questions concerning WLAN, eduroam, VPN. He will also provide practical support.

Wednesday, 05.10. 2016 2:45pm – 4:15pm
Thursday, 06.10. 2016 2:45pm – 4:15pm
Monday, 10.10. 2016 2:45pm – 4:15pm
Thursday, 13.10. 2016 2:45pm – 4:15pm
Wednesday, 19.10. 2016 11:00am- 1:00pm

Most used online books at TUHH in 2015

The TUHH library (tub.) spent 80 % of its media budget for digital resources last year. Following you find an overview on the most used online books in 2015. Most of its meida budget the tub. paid for scholarly journals.

The following lists illustrate the thematic diversity as well as the diversity of the publishers whose online books are part of the tub. holdings. Particlularly good used has been online books of publishers where tub. already has a large qunatity of digital books and journals.

Online books most used at TUHH in 2015

The Top 3 have been taken by works of the publisher Springer:

 

Further heavily used online books (publisher based):

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Books and tinkering

Bücher Origami
At the Sommerfest of the TUHH on June 15, 2016, the TUHH library will be present. With the motto “Bibliothek Buch Basteln” (library book tinkering) you can try to do little handicrafts around books at the library stand (also for adults!).

In addition to upcycling books with book origami or book folding you can produce new books. A minibook for folding offers hints to
selected library services.

cranes as OrigamiOr you try to fold better examples of cranes with Origami than those on the picture. For mayn people this is quite challenging! You find an instruction as video in German language made in the context of an campaign of Friends of the earth Germany (BUND).

Supplementally books are sent on a journey via Bookcrossing), and first books give notice of the coming flea market of books in the TUHH library, starting at June 15, 2016. They can be taken for a donation.

The idea to present book origami at the library stand at TUHH summer festival came from our apprentice Miriam van Radecke, as well as the exhibits on the photo referring to this. The writer of this lines has been in charge for the lightly crashed cranes. 8-)

Open Access Week @TUHamburg

International Open Access Week 2014

On the occasion of the International Open Access Week 2014, running from October 20 to 26, 2014, worldwide and promoting Open Access as a new norm in scholarship and research, the TUHH library has published each day a new article on Open Access in the German part of its weblog. Topics has been (Links to the German version):

  1. Open Access at TUHH
  2. Finding Open Access journals
  3. The green way
  4. Challenge of Peer Review
  5. DFG-Funding
  6. Finding content published via Open Access
  7. Open Educational Resources

And some more good news:
The DFG has approved the Open Access application done by the TUHH library also for the year 2015! So you can get your articles funded completely also the next year, in case you will publish in an Open Access journal according the DFG regulations and the money from the DFG is not spent.

Open Access Week 2013

Open Access Week 2013In October as in former years the “International Open Access Week“, this year from October 21 to 27, takes place. To mark this occassion, you find here some news from the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH):

  • This year the TUHH library has offered an Open Access Publishing Fond, to proportionately support the publication of articles in Open Access journals.
  • Already three articles from the TUHH have been funded this year.
  • Due to the funding by the German Research Foundation (DFG) further articles from TUHH scholars to be published in 2014 can be sponsored completely.

More on Open Access support by the DFG you find at the DFG website.

Open Access at TUHH

OA-ask-meSince the end of March 2013 Open Access (OA) is a strategical aim of TUHH.

The OA Policy of the TUHH includes as elements of the OA strategy the offering of services to support publishing thorugh the university library as well as the provision of the Institutional Repository of the TUHH, the document server TUBdok for self-archiving pre- and postprints of documents.

In addition starting April 1, 2013, a fund is available for the support of publications in Open Access journals which is financed for three years from the library budget.

Publishing with open access increases the visibility of your research and of the Hamburg University of Technology!

For special retrieval of OA publications the search engine OAISTER and the other one provided by the uinversity library of Bielefeld called BASE is available. BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine) is one of the largest seach engines world-wide to look for scholarly content available via Open Access.