A group of fourteen authors came together in February 2018 at the TIB (German National Library of Science and Technology) in Hannover to create an open, living handbook on Open Science training. High-quality trainings are fundamental when aiming at a cultural change towards the implementation of Open Science principles.
"Cell Press" titiles subscribed for 2019 by SISSA Library
Wiley's "Encyclopedia of Computational Mechanics" (2018) is now available
American Physical Society (APS) is pleased to announce that PhySH, APS’s new physics classification scheme, is now publicly available under a Creative Commons CC0 license
Unpaywall has become indispensable to many academics for finding open access articles on the web nearby established scientific search engines
All mathematics and statistics e-books published by Springer, from 1850 to 2004, was acquired by SISSA library
The "Library Journal" have published (May 11, 2018) the prices increases and a reliance on status journals.
For the last 24 years, the titles of this annual survey have reflected the evolution of the journals environment
The International Astronomical Union annunced that all of the IAU Symposium Proceedings back to their inception (1955) have been digitized and are now free to access online!
Details here: IAU Symposium Proceedings
Please be informed that there have been some major changes in journals subscriptions:
American Mathematical Society and SIAM journals previously subscribed in print + online format are now subscribed in online only format.
SISSA has approved the agreement among the principal Universities of the North-East of Italy (University of Padova, University of Trieste, University of Udine, University of Ferrara, SISSA, University of Verona) for acquistion of periodicals for the universities libraries for the period 2018-2020.
This tender has been won by Ebsco for the period of three years.
New books and journals
The SISSA Library have acquired all mathematical and statistical e-books published by Springer in 2017 and in 2018