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Latest news from Stockholm University Library

  • Limited library services August 12-16 2019-07-02 August 12-16 you will not be able to order, request or search for books due to a system upgrade. "My pages" will not be accessible during this time either.
  • New Open Access agreement with Springer Nature 2019-06-25 From 15 July researchers at Stockholm University can publish open access without any charges in more than 500 journals from Springer Nature.
  • Stockholm University at top position regarding Open Access publications 2019-05-27 The CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019 (2014–2017) shows that Stockholm University is at the top position amongst Swedish universities.
  • Trial access to the newsdatabase Factiva 2019-05-07 Trial access to the database Factiva is available until the 24th of June.
  • Image of Library director Wilhelm Widmark, with a play button Video – Open Science: Facts, Opportunities and Challenges 2019-04-26 Watch Wilhelm Widmark, Library Director of Stockholm University, present on open science and research data, in a national, international and local point of view.
  • Scientific research: The bad and the preregistered 2019-05-22 What shall we eat and not eat? Do vaccines work? Do mobile phones cause cancer? In everyday life, we want to make sensible decisions about our behavior. In these decisions, scientific facts often play an important role, but is there always convincing evidence for the facts that we use to guide our decisions? Preregistration allows scientists to define their actual predictions and prove that their hypotheses came before the data.
  • Video: See the entire Plan S seminar 2019-04-10 The EU initiative Plan S was launched in September 2018, and to enable an open dialogue on such a complex issue, Stockholm University organized an open seminar where President Astrid Söderbergh Widding, amongst others, participated.
  • Use the stapler function of the Printomat 2019-03-29 We have no stapler for visitor use, but with a few clicks you can use the built-in stapler in the Printomat.
  • Publish open access free of charge in Oxford University Press Journals 2019-03-28 Researchers at Stockholm University can publish open access free of charge in Oxford University Press journals. The APC:s are covered by a new agreement.
  • Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon Online – trial access 2019-02-07 Trial access to Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon Online is available until the 6th of April.
  • How to get articles from Elsevier 2019-02-07 Information for researchers and students at Stockholm University on how to get articles from Elsevier after the cancelled agreement.
  • KinoDen trial access Trial access to KinoDen japanese ebooks 2019-02-06 Stockholm University Library provides a trial access to japanese platform KinoDen with access to japanese ebooks.The trial access is available until march 31.
  • Trial access to AllAfrica 2019-02-05 AllAfrica publishes articles from more than 140 news publications throughout Africa. The trial access is available until april 28.
  • Discuss Plan S with President Astrid Söderbergh Widding 2019-01-21 The EU initiative Plan S was launched in September this year and in order to be able to conduct an open dialogue on a complex issue, Stockholm University arranges a seminar on 28 January.
  • How has the cancellation of Elsevier affected you? 2019-01-14 Stockholm University cancelled the agreement with the publishing house Elsevier this summer, through the consortium Bibsam. Now a national evaluation group will examine how the users has been affected.
  • 100% open access – new agreement with Cambridge University Press 2019-01-14 From 1 January 2019 researchers at Stockholm University can publish open access without any charges in Cambridge University Press journals. The APC:s are covered by a new agreement.
  • Open seminar on Plan S 2019-01-21 The EU initiative Plan S was launched in September this year, and to enable an open dialogue on such a complex issue, Stockholm University will organize an open seminar where President Astrid Söderbergh Widding, amongst others, will participate.
  • Feedback on the implementation of Plan S 2018-12-29 Provide your feedback on the guide on how to implement Plan S, the EU initiative that aims towards 100% open access for all scientific publications that result from public funding.
  • Drop-in guidance in searching information 2018-11-09 Do you need guidance in searching and evaluating information? As a student or researcher at Stockholm University you can receive guidance between 11 am and 3 pm Monday to Thursday.
  • Digital Archives at Stockholm University 2018-09-18 Dr Ben Lacey will present on digital archives published by Adam Matthew that are available through Stockholm University Library.
  • Get published in full Open Access free of charge 2018-09-03 All publications in pure open access journals is now free for researchers at Stockholm University and funded centrally through the library as part of efforts to support the transition to 100 percent Open Access.
  • Rebuilding near the library 2018-08-27 The construction of the new service desk of Stockholm University is underway next to the entrance of the library. The work will continue during the fall, and the inauguration will take place around the turn of the year 2018/2019.
  • Phishing attempt "Library Account Expiration" 2018-08-27 An email that appears to come from the library with the subject "Library Account Expiration" is an ongoing phishing attempt at Stockholm University.
  • Publish open access with the Royal Society 2018-08-13 The library has entered an Open Access Membership agreement with the Royal Society. This means that all researchers at Stockholm University are entitled to 25% discount from the article processing charges (APCs) when publishing open access with the Royal Society. When publishing in the society’s full open access journals, Open Biology and Royal Society Open Science, there will be no charges for the authors.
  • More support for researchers at Stockholm University to get published in full Open Access 2018-06-29 The money that Stockholm University saves at the cancelled agreement with large science publisher Elsevier will be used to publish research in full Open Access journals.
  • Sweden cancels agreement with Elsevier 2018-05-18 The Swedish research institutes has cancelled the agreement with large publisher Elsevier due to inability to find an agreement on a sustainable price model at the transition to open science.
  • Smarter printing using Printomat 2019-01-17 The printer room in the Frescati Library often has a long line of students waiting, especially around noon. You can avoid the queue by picking up your printout on any Printomat printer on campus. Find the nearest one with our map.
  • Geovetenskapens hus The Geo Library integrates with the Frescati Library 2018-05-21 During 2018, several of Stockholm University library’s branch libraries will undergo major organizational changes. The Geo Library will be integrated with the Frescati Library.
  • New publishing tools available 2018-04-17 To make writing and publishing of scientific texts in different formats easier, Stockholm University has licensed two publishing tools: APA Style Central and Overleaf.
  • Publish Open Access - without APCs 2018-03-06 Researchers at Stockholm University can now get published in Open Access journals without paying article processing charges (APC), owing to new agreements with four international Open Access publishers.
  • Publish open access with Royal Society of Chemistry 2018-02-22 Researchers at Stockholm University can now publish open access without any charges in 40 journals from Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). The article processing charges are covered by an agreement between the publisher and Stockholm University Library.
  • New book from Stockholm University unlatched in global Open access project 2018-02-21 Stockholm University has since the start 2014 supported the initiative Knowledge Unlatched, which unlocks research published at traditional publishing houses, and releases it as open access. In March, The triple bind of single-parents families, co-authored by Rense Nieuwenhuis, will be published. But it is already available as a free download.
  • New agreement with open access publisher Frontiers 2018-02-19 Stockholm University supports open access publishing by covering article-processing charges (APCs) for affiliated corresponding authors, publishing in any Frontiers journal. As part of this support, eligible authors from Stockholm University are able to publish open access articles in any Frontiers journal at no charge to the author.
  • How to use Financial Times – a live demonstration 2018-02-16 The Financial Times will be visiting Stockholm University Library to help you to fully use their site. The event is open to all students and personnel.
  • New agreement with open access publisher MDPI 2018-02-14 Researchers at Stockholm University can now publish their articles without any charges in all journals offered by open access publisher MDPI. The library has a new agreement with MDPI to pay article processing charges (APCs) for articles where the corresponding author is affiliated with Stockholm University.
  • Manage your references – workshop in the library 2018-02-16 Get started with your reference management. Welcome to a workshop in the Frescati Library and learn to use the Zotero software.
  • Lars Arvestad. Foto: Privat. More researchers need to get involved in Open Science 2018-02-09 Shared data means that several people can use the same data – and spot mistakes. It benefits everyone and changes the dynamic of research, but more researchers need to get involved.
  • Publish open access with Taylor & Francis 2018-02-21 Researchers at Stockholm University can now publish open access without any charges in about 2300 journals from Taylor & Francis. The article processing charges are covered by an agreement between the publisher and Stockholm University Library.
  • APA Style Central is now available via Stockholm University Library. APA Style Central is now available via Stockholm University Library. 2018-02-08 APA Style Central is now available via Stockholm University Library.
  • New agreement with open access publisher Copernicus 2018-02-05 Starting January 2018 researchers at Stockholm University can publish their papers without any charges in journals offered by open access publisher Copernicus Publications. The library has a new agreement with Copernicus to pay article processing charges (APCs) where the corresponding author is affiliated with Stockholm University.
  • Publish open access with IOP (Institute of Physics) 2018-01-24 Researchers at Stockholm University can now publish open access without any charges in about 50 journals from IOP, Institute of Physics. The library has an agreement with IOP to pay the article processing charges (APC) where the corresponding author is affiliated with Stockholm University.
  • New agreement with PLOS (Public Library of Science) 2018-01-23 Researchers at Stockholm University can now publish open access with PLOS without any charges. The library has a new agreement with PLOS to pay article processing charges (APCs) where the corresponding author is affiliated with Stockholm University.
  • Need a voucher for open access publishing with RSC? 2018-01-12 The Royal Society of Chemistry’s model with free “Gold for Gold vouchers” for publishing open access articles has terminated, but until 31 March you can still get a voucher for articles accepted during 2017.
  • Read Financial Times online 2017-10-30 As an employee, researcher or student at Stockholm University, you can now read the Financial Times, FT.com, wherever you are. All you need is an SU Email address and a university account.
  • Due to a water leak you can not book group room F455, G454 or H453 2017-10-09 The water leak was caused in a toilet on the fifth floor and a number of renovations need to be carried out during October.
  • Think before you write! Learn more about finding and evaluating academic sources Learn more about finding and evaluating academic sources 2017-09-12 Learn more about the library tools and how to improve your skills in searching and valuating academic information to become a better writer.
  • New login required for former students 2017-08-08 If you are no longer a registered student, your status will automatically change to alumni (former student). You must then create a PIN code to log in.
  • Oxford Public International Law – expanded access 2017-06-27 At the suggestion of the Department of Law, the library has widen the range of international law resources from Oxford University Press.
  • New database with psychoanalytic literature 2017-06-16 The library has acquired the Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing Archive. A lot of positive feedback came in from students and researchers during the trial.
  • New e-books from Springer 2017-06-14 All e-books from Springer published 2017 are now available. More titles will be added during the year as they are published.
  • Sabina Anderberg About the Research Data Alliance and the Ninth Plenary Meeting 2017-06-01 This is the first blog post on the Stockholm University Press Blog about research data related issues, focusing on sharing and collaborating between Swedish academic institutions.
  • AlbaNova Library closed for the summer 2017-05-29 The library is closed for refurbishment and will reopen after the summer as a reference library for students and staff.
  • Sökhandledning på Stockholms universitetsbibliotek Welcome to our Search Hub! 2017-09-28 The Search Hub, close to the information desk, offers you help with any questions you might have about searching information and registration for audio books and more.
  • New database - Eikon 2017-05-16 Eikon from Thomson Reuters is now available on a dedicated computer in the Frescati Library.
  • New databases eHRAf archaeology and eHRAF World Cultures 2017-03-13 Two new databases, eHRAF Archaeology och eHRAF World Cultures, are now available for Stockholm University.
  • Ebook Central 2017-02-21 You now need to create a personal Ebook Central account to be able to download, print or copy titles.
  • Niclas Jareborg. Foto: J.Blid. Data Management in the Life Sciences 2017-03-06 Niclas Jareborg will talk about ongoing efforts by national and European infrastructures that aim to facilitate proper data management and Open Access movement for Life Science research data.
  • The new study places soon to be finished 2017-02-03 The new furniture is finally on its way. Having previously created room for more study places on the ground floor in Frescati library, the new study places will be ready and fully operational during the spring.
  • Open Lecture: The State of Open Data Report 2017-03-10 The lecture is free and open for public. No registration is needed.
  • SPIE Digital Library 2017-01-18 SPIE Digital Library, the most extensive resource available on optics and photonics, is now available at Stockholm University.
  • Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers is now available 2016-12-21 The database Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers is now available at Stockholm University.
  • Reaching Out with Open Access – A new era for Latin American Studies in the Nordic Region 2016-10-31 As of October the Iberoamericana – Nordic Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies is published openly online, replacing its print edition since 1977 with a more accessible format.
  • New database: Statista 2016-09-01 Statista – statistics database is now available.
  • New e-book platform in the humanities 2016-07-27 A collection of nearly 4700 e-books in the humanities from more than 100 different publishers is now available on the platform ACLS Humanities E-Book. Earlier this year the library offered a trial and now we have acquired a subscription.
  • More than half of the e-books purchased via PDA and EBS models continue to be used 2016-06-29 As a means of making available and acquiring e-books, the Library uses PDA and EBS models. Now we have has undertaken a major evaluation of ten agreements with various publishers and e-book suppliers.
  • The Library joins open-access repository arXiv 2016-06-28 Stockholm University Library recently became a member institution providing financial support to arXiv.
  • Oxford Competition Law – new resource 2016-04-21 The Library has purchased Oxford Competition Law.
  • New journal - Nature Microbiology 2016-04-20 The journal Nature Microbiology is now available within Stockholm University.
  • Juridisk tidskrift 2016-04-07 You can now access the journal Juridisk tidskrift via your university account.
  • We've made it easier for you to order books and journals 2016-03-23 Never before has it been so easy to get hold of that book or article you are missing. This Friday we launched a new order form where you fill in the book, article or journal that you lack. We'll do the rest.
  • Astrid Söderbergh Widding “Give Open Access and Open Science the attention they deserve” 2016-03-18 The Vice-Chancellor of Stockholm University, Astrid Söderbergh Widding, is one of Europe's Open Access Champions. She is a high level academic who advocate Open Access with no hesitation.
  • Germanische Altertumskunde Online 2016-03-14 Germanische Altertumskunde Online – database within cultural history now available through the library
  • Common questions to the library Common questions to the library 2016-02-05 Down below we list three of the most common questions asked at the information desk. Please read this before contacting us.
  • liber LIBER has signed statement on Open Access 2016-01-05 The League of European Research Universities (LERU) statement on Moving Forward on Open Access has been signed by LIBER.