#OAWeek2021 Why I support Open Science

Guest article by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tobias Knopp* , Institute for Biomedical Imaging

Openness and science have been closely connected since the beginning of mankind. The goal of science is to discover new insights based on existing knowledge. Accordingly, access to knowledge is absolutely essential to avoid having to reinvent the wheel over and over again. Despite this obvious connection, openness does not seem to be a given in all branches of science. This is also evident from the fact that the term Open Science had to be established in the first place.

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#OAWeek2020 Open Access at TUHH in figures

Today at 2 pm in tub.talk digital you can expect an interview on the financing of publishing journal articles in Open Access.

  • How many articles are published Open Access at the TU Hamburg? Who publishes Open Access at TUHH?
  • Which authors have received financial support from the TU Library since the TUHH Open Access Fund was established?
  • Which funds to finance Open Access at the TUHH go to which publishers?
  • What is the proportion of Open Access publications in the TUHH’s total output?

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#OAWeek2020 at TUHH – Program

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The International Open Access Week takes place in the second half of October every year – also at the TU Hamburg – this time from 19 to 25 October 2020. During this time, institutions around the world promote open access to scientific information with events and campaigns.

At TU Hamburg you can expect a diverse, this time purely digital program. Digital tub.talks and a workshop are dedicated to the financing of Open Access as well as to the activities at the TUHH within the Hamburg Open Science project (2018 – 2020). Continue reading

#OAWeek2019 at TUHH – Programme

Open Access Week 2019 at Hamburg

As every year in October, the International Open Access Week, this time from October 21st until October 27th 2019, will provide a worldwide forum and platform for events and activities for open access to scientific information.

The Hamburg University of Technology TU Hamburg participates as always. From October 21st to October 25th, a varied programme awaits you at the TUHH. This time the focus lies on the handling of data. Impulse lectures and an open workshop will cover this topic. The opening will take place through a poster walk in the rotunda of the University Library.

Our progamme at TUHH

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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. Continue reading

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

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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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