Gold open access and IHEID research – a quick look back at 2021

Since the start of 2021, the library of the Graduate Institute has joined the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries and taken part in Read & Publish (R&P) agreements signed with 6 major academic publishers. These agreements allow Graduate Institute researchers to publish in open access (OA) in most of their journals, using included Article Processing Charges (APC).

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What does ORCID actually ever do?

Academic librarians have weird manias, and one of them is spying on researchers on Twitter. Our colleague Catherine Brendow recently came across someone complaining about “having to create a stupid ORCID just to submit a paper”. Here is why it is not just another useless administrative task, how you can have a “smart ORCID”, and why you might want to join her online presentation on December 9.

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