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SynOA-PUB is a project that aims to expand and consolidate Open Access publishing infrastructures. To obtain funding for this project, ZB MED – Information Centre for Life Sciences submitted an application to the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). This has now been approved,...

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We will soon be making some important changes to our issue desk opening times.

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Users will soon have access to a simpler and more effective method of finding open access sources. The Electronic Journals Library (EZB) and ZB MED – Information Centre for Life Sciences recently collaborated on a project to develop an easier way to search for open access literature. The new method...

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In 2016, ZB MED compiled an overview of free video tutorials in German and English on a variety of issues connected to open access. The information was presented in a table with links to the respective videos. During this process we realised that it would be useful to have a video that gave an...

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Experts from more than 40 Leibniz Association research institutions gather in Berlin to discuss the challenges of Open Access and the repercussions for licensing journals, electronic books and databases.

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The reference desk in Cologne is closed all day on Friday, 31 March 2017

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