What is a liaison librarian?
Liaison librarians are your privileged contacts in your disciplinary field. They ensure that the services and collections of the Library respond to your needs whether you are students, lecturers or researchers. They can offer you or put in place for you:
- Assistance with your study, teaching or research activities, from when you arrive at EPFL, for any questions in relation to the services and to the documentary services offered by the Library
- Training in specific documentary resources, on searching for information
- Help with publishing (Open Access publishing, intellectual property and publishing contracts), and advice on lending visibility to your research work
- Assistance with contributing to the institutional archive, Infoscience
- Collaboration on developing information literacy skills (management of library resources, research strategy and information analysis) within the training curriculum
- Assistance with putting in place a Data Management Plan (DMP) for your research projects and programmes.
Access to Springer-Nature journals will be maintained
Access to journals published by Springer-Nature will be maintained beyond 31.03.2020. Swissuniversities' negotiations for a national “Read and Publish” licence are ongoing.
COVID-19: publishers make online contents available
Many publishers are coming together to make some scholarly content temporarily free to support researchers, students and lecturers of higher education institutions during this “off campuses” period.
Discover the e-Major Reference Works
The online reference works published by Wiley are major resources that EPFL Library regularly purchases for its users. Some of these reference works are enriched by annual updates. This is the case for the two new titles acquired in 2020: Organic reactions and Comprehensive Physiology.