Dundee joins Open Library of Humanities to help researchers publish free of charge

Library study centre

In the humanities, implementing open access has been much more difficult than in the sciences, due to different funding models. Paying the article processing charges (APCs) necessary to achieve the prestigious gold open access route is often not possible in these disciplines. To begin to resolve these difficulties, the Open Library of Humanities (OLH), has launched an open-access publishing platform comprising seven journals. These are: ASIANetwork Exchange: a journal for Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts Journal of British and Irish Innovative Poetry The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship 19: Inte...

Altered opening hours 19/20 December

Infozone looking out news

A power outage affecting the City campus has been scheduled for Sunday 20 December to allow for essential maintenance on Scottish & Southern Energy high voltage switchgear. This will impact upon the opening hours of Main Library over that weekend. The Library will close at 5.00pm on Saturday 19th, remain closed all day on Sunday 20th, and re-open at 7.30am on Monday 21st. Please note that the external Returns facility will be unavailable from 5.00pm on Saturday until 9.00am on Monday.  ...

Future Science OA Agreement

The Library and Learning Centre has concluded an agreement with Future Science which gives University of Dundee authors a 25% discount on the cost of the Article Processing Charge when publishing in Future Science OA. Future Science OA is an online, open access, peer-reviewed title from the Future Science Group. The journal's broad coverage includes all areas of biotechnology and medicine, as well as topics in biological, life and physical sciences that are of relevance to human health. Please ensure you inform the editor that you are a University of Dundee author and thus qualify for the discount....

Noisy Neighbours has started again in Main Library

Noisy Neighbours 2015

Noisy Neighbours is running in the Main Library again this semester. This joint DUSA / LLC initiative was introduced to encourage students to be considerate of their fellow library users whilst studying in the Silent Zones. The Noisy Neighbours helpline will operate from 16 November until 18 December to cover the exam period. Please note that the Variable Zones on the Ground Floor will switch to Silent on 30 November to meet increased demand for silent study space....

New resources - DynaMed, Nursing Reference Center and Rehabilitation Reference Center

NWs level 8 news

The University of Dundee now has access (through  a SHEDL / NHS agreement), to three new resources - DynaMed, Nursing Reference Center and the Rehabilitation Reference Center.  All aim to provide evidence based support in their areas (Clinical Medicine, Nursing, and the Allied Health Professions respectively).  DynaMed Plus Nursing Reference Center Plus Rehabilitation Reference Center...