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MPDL has signed a new contract with Springer Nature to support OA Book Publishing. Authors affiliated with MPI will get a discount on the BPC (Book Processing Charge). more
EDMOND is the Open Research Data Repository of the Max Planck Society. To introduce new features MPDL will offer two virtual tutorials of 30 minutes with a short presentation, a live demonstration, and questions & answers. more
The workshop provides new opportunities to learn about best practices in scientific software development, like:
  • Seeing recent flagship projects in action.
  • Discussing software licensing and intellectual property issues.
  • Discovering new ways to make your software known and recognized
The workshop will be held in hybrid form, so you will be able to connect remotely or come to the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology in Plön. more
We have the pleasure to invite you for the first online course "Scopus Training for Starters" specially organized for our institute.
Scopus is one of the largest abstract and citation databases for peer-reviewed literature.
In this course from February 8th, 2022 at 3:00 pm- 4:00 pm, Eva Podgoršek, digital media specialist at Elsevier, will present you Scopus Basics.
If you are a new user of Scopus, or if you are a casual user who needs a refresher, this session is for you. So we would be glad if you could join and participate. This zoom training will be held in English.
If you cannot join the session, register anyway. The session will be recorded, and all registrants will get a follow up email with the recording link.
To save your seat, please register under "more".
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RDMO for MPG is a free service of the Max Planck Digital Library for all Max Planck staff. The Research Data Management Organiser Software, RDMO, is used for this purpose.
Virtual tutorials will take place in January & February 2022. You will find the schedules & access infos in the LIBRARY INFO email to mpimit. more
It´s Quiztime: Check your knowledge on Open Access! more
Preprints: Forschungsergebnisse schnell und offen kommunizieren
(Dr. Stefan Schmeja, TIB) more
Where does the money come from?: How to finance Open Access Publishing
(Kristina Reinhold, MPI Library) more
Open Access Publishing - Zooming in on Copyright and CC Licenses
(Dr. Christoph Bruch, Helmholtz Open Science Office) more
LIVE Helpdesk: Your questions are welcome! You ask - we answer!
(Kristina Reinhold, MPI Library) more
Open Access Info Snacks: Choose a short videoclip on different topics regarding Open Access Publishing
(TIB AV-Portal / open-access.network) more
You would like to publish Open Access and don´t know how?: MPI Library support on Open Access Publishing
(Kristina Reinhold, MPI Library) more
Understanding the Idea of Open Access : Basic Knowledge of the transition from closed to Open Access
(Kristina Reinhold, MPI Library) more
October 13, 2021
MPDL is organizing this interesting online event over two half days. A main topic will be the relationship between Open Science and Good Scientific Practice. more
October 12, 2021
PhDnet in collaboration with the Max Planck Digital Library are relaunching the Open Access Ambassadors program under the new name Open Science Ambassadors (OSA). more
September 20, 2021
MPDL is organizing this interesting online event over two half days. A main topic will be the relationship between Open Science and Good Scientific Practice. more
September 17, 2021
Open for all employees of the MPS - Sharing experience with ELNs, best-practice workflows etc.... more
August 24,2021
The Passport For Open Science is a guide designed to accompany PhD students at every step of their research career, whatever their disciplinary field. It provides a set of tools and good practices that can be directly implemented. more
July 12, 2021
Open for all employees of the MPS - Sharing experience with ELNs, best-practice workflows etc.... more
July 9, 2021
On wednesdays at 1 p.m. until october there will be a talk
with latest information on Open Science best practice, tools, platforms, and regulations. more
June 22, 2021
The MPS has signed an agreement with CUP for publishing open access monographs. The agreement is valid between May 1, 2021 and December 31, 2023. There are a couple of conditions which must be met. more
March 4, 2021
This workshop will be held online (mostly in german) on May 5 and May 6. Registration is required. more
January 7, 2021
CAS has extended access to SciFinder-n due to COVID-19. Please feel free to use SciFinder-n instead of or in addition to SciFinder.
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