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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 Board Of Trustees of ZB MED – Leibniz Information Centre for Life Sciences has appointed Dr. Dietrich Nelle as ZB MED’s Interim Director, effective as of 1 October 2016. Dr. Nelle previously worked as an Under-Secretary at the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

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Phase-out funding agreement enables transformation process and continued existence of ZB MED

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ZB MED- Leibniz Centre for Life Sciences takes a stand against the threat of closure with a powerful protest photo.

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ZB MED – Leibniz Information Centre for Life Sciences was evaluated by the Leibniz Association in June 2015. In March 2016 the Leibniz Association Senate issued a recommendation to the German central government and federal states that they should no longer provide funding for the ZB MED. This...

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Three-year grant awarded to joint project involving ZB MED and Bonn University’s Cold Chain Management working group.

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ZB MED – Leibniz Information Centre for Life Sciences has expanded its services by giving registered users the opportunity to access certain e-books at home and on the road.

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Ever since it signed the Berlin Declaration on Open Access in 2003, ZB MED – Leibniz Information Centre for Life Sciences has been committed to the principle of open access for research data. Now the information centre has gone one step further by issuing its own Open Access Policy, which stipulates...

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ZB MED – Leibniz Information Centre for Life Sciences took the opportunity of UNESCO World Science Day on 10 November 2015 to present LIVIVO, its new search portal. LIVIVO – The Search Portal for Life Sciences – groups together ZB MED’s specialist subject areas within a single search portal,...

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On 21 October 2015, ZB MED – Leibniz Information Centre for Life Sciences presented its new open access publishing portal PUBLISSO. This new portal groups together ZB MED's services and products in the fields of digital publishing and open access. Researchers, scientists and information science...

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