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Amendment to Dutch Copyright Act

Posted by Carla Gerritsen in the category Open Access

In the wake of the Dutch House of Representatives, the Senate has also adopted the amendment proposed by MP Taverne (in Dutch). The Dutch Copyright Act now provides the legal basis by which academic authors can make their research… Read more

ResearchGate

Posted by Carla Gerritsen in the category Social media

  ReseachGate – why is my profile there?   ResearchGate network was founded in 2008 by physicians Dr. Ijad Madisch and Dr. Sören Hofmayer, and computer scientist Horst Fickenscher. Five years later, more than 3 million researchers are… Read more

Library involved in NICHE project

Posted by Carla Gerritsen in the category Capacity building

Since 2012 ITC Faculty Library is involved in the Niche Project: Improvement of higher education in water management in view of climatic change in Vietnam NICHE-VNM-106 The tender for this project expired on 27 October 2011 and Nuffic has awarded this tender to TU Delft,… Read more

Predatory publishers in OA

Posted by Carla Gerritsen in the category Open Access

Journals that exploit the author-pays model damage scholarly publishing and promote unethical behaviour by scientists, argues Jeffrey Beall. Jeffrey Beall is Scholarly Initiatives Librarian at the University of Colorado Denver   With the start of open-access publishing also the predatory publishers came into existence. An… Read more

ITC LIBRARY LOGIN

Posted by Carla Gerritsen in the category ITC Library

ITC LIBRARY LOGIN ITC staff, PhD’s and students working outside ITC can access licensed electronic resources (UT and ITC) such as databases and electronic journals. Untill today you provided your ITC e-mail address and password and you were recognized as if you were at ITC. … Read more

Biodiversity Heritage Library BHL

Posted by Carla Gerritsen in the category Resources

  The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a consortium of 12 natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize and make accessible the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections and to make that literature available… Read more

Encyclopedia of Environmentrics

Posted by Carla Gerritsen in the category Resources

Wiley offers us a complimentary 6 month subscription to the Encyclopedia of Environmetrics where you will be able to download a PDF of any article in the encyclopedia. The subscriptions runs until 8 September 2013. The Encyclopedia of Environmetrics covers the development and application of… Read more

The WebGL Globe

Posted by Carla Gerritsen in the category Web

  The WebGL Globe is an open platform for geographic data visualization. We encourage you to copy the code, add your own data, and create your own.   http://www.chromeexperiments.com/globe If you do create your own globe, please share it with us. Features: Latitude /… Read more

News on the ITC Donation Program

Posted by Carla Gerritsen in the category ITC Library

The ITC Library book and journal donations have been well received in Nigeria. Read the interview of Dr. Babatunde Nuga, who is an ITC Alumnus and now Head of the Faculty of Crop Protection and Soil Science at the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, by… Read more