Open Access – a Cambridge Webinar and News from Wiley

The Read & Publish agreements signed earlier this year already allowed several Graduate Institute researchers to publish articles in Open Access, and it is working smoothly so far. A new agreement with Wiley was signed last week to add many more titles to the list. If you are planning on publishing in a Cambridge University Press journal, you might also be interested in attending their upcoming webinar.

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Your Google Drive at the Institute

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.

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A Reading List on Black Feminism

As part of a series of events on decolonising the curriculum, the Gender Centre partnered with the Black Conversations student initiative to host Heidi Safia Mirza’s talk on Decolonizing Pedagogies: “Black feminist reflections on gender, race, faith and seeking solidarity in the academy“.

Further to her inspiring talk, Heidi Safia Mirza started a reading list on black feminism in which you will find links and call numbers to access the resources in our collections.

People willing to watch the recording of Heidi Safia Mirza’s talk can contact the Gender Centre: gender@graduateinstitute.ch


Illustration (cropped): CC BY-SA 2.0 Black Lives Matter Berlin Demonstration, 24.06.2017, Montecruz Foto

Read and Publish Agreements: An Easier Way to Publish Open Access

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.

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