Library Breakfast on open access and locked articles

During the International Open Access Week, we invite researchers and students at the University to a Library Breakfast on the theme of open access. This year, a lot has happened in the area of open access in Sweden. During this breakfast, research librarian Signe Wulund will, tell us about what happened to the publisher Elsevier, and present alternative routes to locked research publications. If you want to participate, you need to register before October 22nd using this form.

The breakfast consists of coffee / tea / juice, sandwich and fruit and are open to students and staff at the University of Borås. However, there are only 25 seats, and registration is mandatory in order to participate.

Text: Katharina Nordling
Photo: Mostphotos

Library Breakfast about databases

Wednesday, April 5, the Library invites you to KRKALibrary Breakfast – come have breakfast while you listen to an interesting presentation.

The theme for this Library Breakfast is Web of Science vs Scopus vs Google Scholar. What is the difference between Web of Science, Scopus and Google Scholar? When is it better to use one before the other? How should you think about the content and quality of the databases? During this Library Breakfast Kristoffer Karlsson gives a description of the differences and similarities between different types of databases.

The breakfast is available from 08:00 and the presentations starts av 08:15. It all ends at 08:50 (at the latest).

You have to register to participate: Register here. Last date to register is 31 March 2017.

Text: Katharina Nordling
Photo: Suss Wilén & Colourbox