Category Archives: Reading

Green Open Access or Self-Archiving Rights (Part 1)

German copyright law allows authors under certain circumstances to make a copy of a scholarly work available online (/self-archiving) after having published it with a publisher. Many scholars are familiar with the experience: they just published a new article or they meet new colleagues at a conference when the question comes up where their work…
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Transkribus

Are you transcribing historical documents? Try out Transkribus for Handwritten Text Recognition.
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New copyright law in Germany

As of 1st March 2018, a new copyright law comes into effect in Germany and will introduce new copyright rules for schools, universities, libraries and other educational institutions.
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Gender Balance Assessment Tool

Would you like to find out how gender balanced your bibliography and / or syllabus is ? The Gender Balance Assessment Tool (GBAT) helps to automatically estimate of what percentage of the authors on a syllabus are women.
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How do I make my online teaching resources accessible?

Katherine Firth has some great suggestions for making online teaching resources accessible in her Research Voodoo Blog. Her advice includes suggestions for catering to students with visual impairments, hearing impairments, hand impairments, among others.
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How can I share it

The Can I Share It look-up tool provides academic researchers with an easy way to check where a journal article can be shared in line with the paper’s access and usage rights.
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