Open Access: new Read&Publish agreements with academic publishers

— In the framework of the Swiss national strategy on Open Access, three new Read&Publish agreements have been signed by the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries with the publishers Cambridge University Press (CUP), Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and Taylor & Francis (T&F). These agreements allow EPFL researchers to get access to the publisher’s portfolio and to publish in Open Access free of charge, according to the conditions described below.

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Scientists unveil a DIY structured-illumination microscope

— Scientists at EPFL have published a guide to building an add-on that turns a standard optical microscope into an instrument capable of producing super resolution, 3D images of cells, organoids, and embryos.

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EPFL joins the Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment (CoARA)

— In January 2024, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) officially joined the Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment (CoARA), marking a significant step in reshaping research assessment practices. This signature follows a recent roundtable discussion at the institution, where key stakeholders explored the complexities of research evaluation and Open Science (OS).


Zenodo EPFL community: visibility and FAIRness of your datatset

— Did you know that the Zenodo EPFL Community propels your research into the spotlight, fostering better findability, accessibility, interoperability and reusability of your dataset?


How do you manage code and research data? Fill our survey!

— How do you manage your data or code during your research projects? Your Master’s dissertations? What are your practices and needs? The EPFL Library is running a biannual survey to improve – or develop – relevant services to support your management of research data and code.