Did you know we filled the library printers with 550’000 sheets of A4 paper in 2017? That’s up from 450’000 in 2016, and, well, it’s probably way too much. What can be done about this?
There are multiple reasons why you wouldn’t share research data you’ve worked on, and the most obvious might just be you don’t know why you should. Here are some arguments collected by our colleague Guillaume Pasquier for your consideration.
When you need a book or article not available in Geneva, you should consider using our interlibrary loan (ILL) service. Our colleagues Martine Basset and Marc Le Hénanf are in contact with libraries all around the world and can provide you with documents within days.
The Library shouldn’t just be about work. Some of our special collections are also here to help you enjoy your time in Geneva – especially when you’re staying for the holidays. Let’s talk about games with Guillaume Pasquier, since that’s one thing he is responsible for.
Funding institutions such as the SNSF now require researchers to fill a data management plan with their application. What is a data management plan (DMP), and how should you answer its questions?
Funding agencies now expect researchers to manage and share their research data following international standards and good practice from their field. But do you know what “research data” actually means? Before we get into the how, let’s focus on the “what”.