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Open Science and Organisational Culture: Openness as a Core Value at the ZBW

Open Science has become a central focus of work for the ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics. A key issues paper developed in a participatory manner now sets out how the principles of openness in one’s own work are strategically taken up and how the implementation of open practices among employees is specifically promoted. Prof Klaus Tochtermann, Director of the ZBW, explains the significance of the paper in an interview.

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Open Access Journals: Who is Afraid of 404?

Open Access journals are known to be accessible to all. But will this be for good, too? An international study on the disappearance of Open Access articles and complete journals from the internet has caused quite a stir in the community. Yvonne Tunnat takes a close look at the study and uses the example of her field of work in digital long-term archiving at the ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics to show what we can do against disappearance.

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Open Economics: Study on Open Science Principles and Practice in Economics

There is wide agreement with the principles of Open Science in economics. This is shown by a ZBW study. However, there is still room for development regarding the implementation of Open Science on a broad basis, and a high requirement for support regarding Open Science practices.


Open Science im hohen Norden – Das Fellow-Programm Freies Wissen zu Gast am ZBW in Kiel

Das Fellow-Programm Freies Wissen startete im September 2019 in die vierte Programmrunde. Erneut werden 20 junge Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler dabei unterstützt, ihre Arbeit nach den Prinzipien von Offener Wissenschaft zu gestalten. In Kiel kamen die Programmbeteiligten zur Hälfte der Programmlaufzeit zusammen, um sich auszutauschen und ihre Kenntnisse in Offener Wissenschaft weiter zu vertiefen.

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Exhibition Open UP! How digitisation is transforming science

by Birgit Fingerle and Dr Doreen Siegfried As digitisation gathers pace, libraries are being transformed into the first point of reference for a knowledge-based society. And yet, this is not a change with which the public automatically identifies; many people still think of libraries as analogue places for printed material. It is because of this gulf in understanding that scientific infrastructure service providers often have to go to considerable lengths to explain their current profile. If they are to successfully communicate their relevance, they will have to ensure that their various stakeholder groups fully understand the digital transformation of libraries. […]




Who we are (4) – ZBW Leibniz Information Centre for Economics

ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics is the world’s largest specialist library for economics, with more than four million publications in printed or electronic format and subscriptions to 26,000 periodicals and journals. It is among the leading Information Centres for developing and applying semantic technologies and Web 2.0 technologies for innovative information services – […]


Kick-Off des Forschungsverbundes Science 2.0: EindrĂĽcke und erstes Fazit [Video]

Und weiter geht es: Am 14. und 15. Februar fand am Hamburger Standort der ZBW das Kick-Off-Meeting des Leibniz-Forschungsverbundes Science 2.0 statt. Rund 50 Wissenschaftler aus Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz waren gekommen, um mehr als zwanzig Projekte zu diskutieren und erste Kooperationen zu schließen. Die ZBW hat die Gründung des Verbundes angestoßen, auf dem…


Science 2.0: ZBW veröffentlicht Forschungsbroschüre

Hinter den Fassaden der beiden ZBW-Standorte (Kiel & Hamburg) herrscht forschende Betriebsamkeit: Die Welt der Bibliotheken befindet sich in einem noch nie da gewesenen Umbruch. Und genau diesen Umbruch möchte die ZBW nicht nur passiv beobachten, sondern aktiv mitgestalten. Dazu haben wir die drei “Grand Challenges” identifiziert, die die Zukunft wissenschaftlicher Informationsversorgung betreffen: Neue Arbeitsgewohnheiten…