ZBW researcher Isabella Peters appointed to the High Level Expert Group on Altmetrics – Group to advise the European Commission regarding alternative indicators and methods to evaluate research findings
European research consortium creates working environment for digital information and innovation management – ZBW is leading research partner and responsible for text and data mining
Seventh international conference “Semantic Web in Libraries” concludes successfully – Conference videos and slides online
170 participants from 29 countries met in Hamburg from 23 to 25 November 2015 – Keynote speakers from Spain, Belgium and the USA – Pre-conference workshops sold out
Goportis presents results of social media survey | Wikipedia, tools for sharing and exchanging data, and professional and research networks – these are the three most frequently used social media by researchers in their everyday work
Germany’s largest repository for economics now belongs to the twelve largest Open Access archives worldwide.
Klaus Tochtermann has been appointed as one of ten members of the High Level Expert Group ‘European Open Science Cloud’ – Expert Group will provide strategic advice on research data infrastructure
International Linked Open Data scene meets in Hamburg for the conference “Semantic Web in Libraries” from 23 to 25 November 2015 – Keynote speakers from Spain, Belgium and the USA
145 participants from 10 countries met in Hamburg on 25 and 26 March 2015 – International experts discussed Science 2.0 in the context of Altmetrics, Citizen Science and Big Data Analytics
Second International Science 2.0 Conference on 25 and 26 March 2015 in Hamburg – First presentation of the results of the EU’s Public Consultation on Science 2.0
Sixth international conference “Semantic Web in libraries” comes to a successful close – conference videos and slides online
165 participants from 24 countries gathered in Bonn from 1 to 3 December 2014. Some of the international guests travelled from the USA, Canada, Kenia and Burundi to attend SWIB 2014.
Latest study from the ZBW: One in three economists uses professional networks for research and teaching – Half of German economists use Wikipedia and content sharing tools for their work
Humboldt University in Berlin ranks service quality of 152 publication servers at German universities and non-university research institutions
German National Library of Economics named as Library of the Year 2014: excellence and radical innovation convince the jury
Berlin, 30th June 2014 The German Library Association (dbv) honours the ZBW – German National Library of Economics – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics as “Library of the Year 2014”. The ZBW will receive the only national library award...
ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics brings on board the first international business school, the S P Jain School of Global Management with campuses in Dubai, Singapore and Sydney.
First international Science 2.0 Conference comes to a successful close – Academic libraries are a driving force for the research and publishing processes of the future
More than 150 participants from 11 countries met in Hamburg on 26 and 27 March 2014 – International audience from EU politics, research and science infrastructures attended the first transdisciplinary conference on digital science
International partner network meets in the ZBW Kiel for the first time – networking, product optimisation and marketing are the central issues
Data Sharing: experts say research data management should be an integral part of university curricula
A panel of high-ranking experts at the annual meeting of the Verein für Socialpolitik discusses the status quo and the perspectives of research data management in economics and the social sciences – Panel organised by the ZBW – Leibniz Information...
Leading experts of European science formulate recommendations for the European Commission – Researchers are expected to give open access to their data within the framework of Horizon 2010
Germany’s largest Open Access archive for economics now offers 50,000 articles free of charge – content has doubled in two years
Leibniz Research Network Science 2.0 initiates Europe-wide research project to optimize digital science
More than 50 scientists met at the kick-off workshop of the Leibniz Research Network Science 2.0 in Hamburg – Multidisciplinary research group agrees on joint research projects to investigate digital shift in scientific practice