Wondering where to publish Open Access or how to cope with all the demands of openness by the research funders? How can an individual researcher publish openly? And what do we mean in the first place when we talk about Open Access publishing?
From March 6th until April 24th the Main Library will be open from 11 am to 5 pm on Sundays, with the exception of Easter holidays (from Friday March 25th to Monday March 28th), during which the building will be closed.
Entrance on Sundays is from Fabianinkatu and by lift from Kaisaniemenkatu (1st floor) or from Helsinki University metrostation (floor K1).
Finland’s most popular learning environment works as a self-service library
On Sundays Kaisa House will function as a self-service library. The collections and facilities are available to customers on floors 2-7. The customer service on the 3rd floor and the underground floors (K4, K3, K2) are closed.
You can pick up your reservations as a self-service from the open shelves at the service desk. Phone service will be available should you have problems using the library or the self-service facilities.
The Learning Centre Aleksandria accessible with magnetic key all Sunday
Learning Centre Aleksandria (Fabianinkatu 26) is open on weekdays from 8 am to 7:45 pm, on Saturdays from 11 am to 4:45 pm and closed on Sundays. Students at the University of Helsinki are able to access the Learning Centre outside these opening hours from 7 am until 1 am with a magnetic key obtainable from the IT User Accounts service point. More information about using Aleksandria outside normal opening hours in Flamma intranet.
Research Data Management – Guide tells you the data storage services and policy at the University of Helsinki. You can also learn more about UH recommendations for sharing & reuse of research data.
The management of research data refers to creating and storing research data and related descriptive metadata so as to preserve the usability and reliability of the material.
See also: Tuuli (DMP tool)
ResearchGuides – Library’s information sources from various research fields, expert librarians and help guides
The ResearchGuides lists a selection of major information resources in various research fields provided by the Library. It is made especially for researchers and advanced students.
University libraries gather now students and teachers user experience about e-books in studies and teaching. E-books are the electronic versions of printed books which can be read on a computer or mobile device.
The feedback collected through this survey will be used to further develop the accessibility and usability of e-books you need in your studies, so your opinion is very important to us!
Your answers will be confidential and your privacy will be respected. Individual respondents will not be identifiable in the final reporting. The research material will be archived in the Finnish Social Science Data Archive for further use in academic research and teaching.
The survey form will be online until 31 May 2016.
The survey is part of the e-textbook project of the FinELib Consortium. It is carried out by the National Library of Finland in cooperation with higher education libraries. You can contact the organizers of the survey through firstname.lastname@example.org.
Science´s (AAAS) redesigned website makes it easier to access, read, and share articles using a responsive web design that provides an optimal viewing and interaction experience across a wide range of devices from desktop to mobile phones. The new, streamlined design has more accessible article content, one-click article references, sharing tools, and much more.
Furthermore, Science Express is now called “First Release”. First Release provides electronic publication of selected Science papers in advance of print.
Helsinki University Library’sopen dataweb serviceapi.hulib.helsinki.fioffersthe vast majority ofthe library’s data in easy-to-use JSON format. In addition to library catalog data, the service contains data ofUniversity of Helsinkidisciplines andlibraryopening hours.The APIsare documented in Swaggerspecifications.
Citizens and businesses canretrieve library’s data fromthe service for personal or commercialpurposes.For example, we hope to seenew mobileservices based on our data.The service will be expanded anddeveloped further in the future. We are planningto open data of Helda, as well as University’s researchgroups‘ publication datathrough the service.
The servicewas implemented by the Helsinki University Library’sapplication developmentgroup. Helsinki University Libraryhas long been apioneer in the applicationof information technology, but the current closedlibrary system preventsthe library catalog datafrom appearing insearch engines such as Google. The current librarysystemdoes not provide any toolsfor openingthe data.The upcomingnewlibrarysystemshould havebuilt-in supportfor open APIs.