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Services for researchers
The Library offers its expertise and its support during all publication processes, from the writing to the diffusion of the research output.
EPFL Library Publishing Support team shares new concrete tools to help EPFL researchers and the scientific community in their publishing related activities and their Open Access issues. Discover the Publishing Support Fast Guides: 6 guides, which will give you basic and advanced information about Open Access, scientific publishing, copyright, citation, etc.
Research data management
EPFL Library aims to support EPFL researchers in the management of their research data (RDM), providing tools and guidance at any step of the data life cycle. EPFL Library research data team is ready to provide you support to get a better understanding of research data management, find appropriate tools and resources, and offer advice on a wide range of aspects.
RDM bad practices can easily turn into RDM horror stories…
Get started with the basic concepts and useful links for Research Data Management (RDM).
Ask the Reserach Data Library Team for practical support and advice on specific RDM aspects, tailored on your needs, via email, meetings, or hands-on demo, videocall, etc.
Discover and enroll in the training sessions offered by the Research Data Library Team and engage in the events around data.
Useful documents to help you managing the research data of your projects and to stay compliant with research funders (DMP, NCCR data strategy, etc.).
Electronic services to ease your Research Data Management, from the storage cost evaluation to the data publication.
Find more about us and connect with the local communities around data, like the EPFL Data Champions or the Zenodo community.
Complementary information about copyright and citation
This section specifically concerns PhD candidates and researchers and covers scientific publications. Information on teaching activities can be found in the teaching section. The basic rules regarding citation are considered. At EPFL, a doctoral thesis belongs to its author, inventions and software made by PhD students or researchers belong to EPFL, and similarity check is available at EPFL through iThenticate.
[April Fool's joke] Robots to read and study for students
About 50 autonomous robots will be permanently installed in the EPFL Library by September 2021. Their mission? To help students locating books on the Library shelves, reading the documents and even studying!
EPFL Press ebooks available again
EPFL Press ebooks (Analyse I et II, Traité de Génie Civil, C++, etc.) that were no longer accessible since July 2020, are now available online again!
Easier access to printed journals
Since the launch of swisscovery, the Library journals can be borrowed for a period of 7 days, renewable up to 5 times. The Library gives you access to nearly 500 printed journals, newspapers and magazines. All titles are not available in electronic format, so do not hesitate to borrow them on site!