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
European research consortium develops a radical new approach for global information supply – the ZBW contributes its own data and services to strengthen the crosslinking of research environments and "long tail content"
A team of experts provides legal and organisational support for ZBW researchers in the digital publication of their works
Multidisicplinary research network Science 2.0 looks to rethink research support
First meeting of the International PhD Summer School 2012 at the German National Library of Economics discusses semantic technologies, the social web and management of research data
The German National Library of Economics – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics selected for the first Movers and Shakers Award for innovative librarianship
A ZBW survey shows that German economists sympathize with the Elsevier boycott and Open Access, but still support the established reputation and ranking systems
The ZBW sets sail for international distribution with the first six EconBiz premium partners on board
The German National Library of Economics – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics awarded with international innovation prize for academic libraries
Economics, the Kiel Institute’s open access e-journal, has moved up into the champion’s league of economics journals. It is now being covered by the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI), with coverage going back to 2009