Cloud storage and online collaboration tools can be very practical, especially in a pandemic. Google Workplace tools are a great option for many of your needs using the Institute’s accounts. Guillaume Pasquier explains what your Drive is good for, and when you should or should not use it.Continue reading “Your Google Drive at the Institute”
Swiss universities have recently signed Read & Publish agreements with 5 (maybe soon 6) large academic publishers. These agreements allow researchers to publish open-access in renowned hybrid journals without paying APCs (Article Processing Charges). Our colleague Catherine Brendow, in charge of open access in the library, explains what they are, how they work, and how Graduate Institute researchers can benefit from them.Continue reading “Read and Publish Agreements: An Easier Way to Publish Open Access”
The Graduate Institute has a very active podcast scene, and it is sometimes hard to know which external materials you can or cannot include in your episodes. Here is a brief explainer based on the work of Céline Vilmen, our law librarian and copyright specialist.
More and more funders are now including Open Access mandates in their contractual conditions. Why are they doing this, and what can grantees do to comply with these mandates? Catherine Brendow, the OA specialist in the library, helps us to understand.Continue reading “Research Funders and Open Access Mandates”
Sometimes the articles you find through your online searches are locked behind paywalls. In this case, it might be useful to know whether there are open access versions of these papers. This is precisely what our colleague Catherine Brendow will be talking about on Thursday in an online training.