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Searching & Managing Scientific Information, Module 3

Datum: 17. Okt. 2017, 13:00 - 16:00
Ort: WSL Birmensdorf, LG E5
Organisator/in: Lib4RI
Referent/in: Jochen Bihn, Lothar Nunnenmacher
Sprache: Englisch
Veranstaltungstyp: Workshop
Zielpublikum: PhDs and other affiliates of Eawag, Empa, PSI and WSL


Aims: You become acquainted with the principles of Open Access (OA) and learn how to deal with copyright questions related to scientific works.


  • Open Access: different models and new trends.
  • Research funders’ policies concerning OA.
  • How to self-archive your work in an OA repository.
  • Principles of copyright and their applications in science.
  • Copyright transfer agreements and author rights.
  • Creative Commons (CC) licences and how to use them.

Participants: max. 20 (please bring your laptop).

Download a flyer with all relevant information including location maps here.


  • Please register online
  • Each venue is open to all members of the 4 research institutes Eawag, Empa, PSI and WSL.
  • Registration closes one week prior to the event.
  • Should the course dates at your home location be inconvenient for you, feel free to register for another location.
  • The course is free of charge.
  • On request, students attending four or more modules will receive a recommendation for 1 ECTS credit point.