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.
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.
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.
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.