Jul 032015


Plus ancienne bibliothèque publique de France, riche de plus de 600 000 ouvrages, la bibliothèque Mazarine vient d’ouvrir son portail numérique, baptisé Mazarinum.

Constituée d’un large corpus d’incunables, cette bibliothèque numérique intégrera également une quarantaine de manuscrits médiévaux, des archives, ainsi qu’un exemplaire intégral de la première édition de l’Encyclopédie de Diderot et d’Alembert.

Son moissonnage par les bases Gallica et Europeana est en cours.

Bibliothèque numérique Mazarinum

Jun 022015

Logo PhilPapersConsortium Luxembourg is happy to announce that we’re now offering remote access to PhilPapers, one of the major research tools in philosophy.
PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. Using advanced trawling techniques and large scale crowdsourcing, PhilPapers monitors all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics. They also host the largest open access archive in philosophy.

Monitor current research

  • Browse new issues of over 1000 philosophy journals
  • View the latest papers from online archives and authors’ home pages

Explore the literature

You may access PhilPapers via a-z.lu.

Apr 202015

A.W. SchlegelAugust Wilhelm Schlegel (1767-1845) ist unter den bedeutendsten deutschsprachigen Autoren, Kritikern und Gelehrten der Romantik sowohl der vielseitigste als auch der am meisten unterschätzte.

Das Projekt “Digitale Edition der Korrespondenz August Wilhelm Schlegels unter der Leitung der SLUB Dresden führt die gesamte Korrespondenz August Wilhelm Schlegels, also ca. 4.500 Briefe, die zum Teil gedruckt, zum Teil bislang jedoch nur handschriftlich überliefert sind, in einer digitalen Edition zusammen.

Mit dieser Betaversion werden zunächst rund 3.500 Originalbriefe, fast alle gedruckten 2.450 Briefe, davon rund 1.000 mit einem mehrgliedrigen Register versehen (viele Einträge davon noch in Bearbeitung), 23 Transkriptionen und 20 Kurzbiographien von Korrespondenzpartnern freigeschaltet. Die wichtigen Editionen Josef Körners (Briefe von und an August Wilhelm Schlegel. Gesammelt und erläutert durch Josef Körner.Eintrag in a-z.lu) sind damit erstmals mit hohem Nutzungskomfort frei zugänglich. Druck und Handschrift (sofern zugänglich) werden weitgehend synoptisch präsentiert.

Projekt “Digitale Edition der Korrespondenz August Wilhelm Schlegels”


Feb 052015


Over 25,000 Early English texts freely available worldwide!

Having previously been available only to academic institutions which subscribe to ProQuest’s Early English Books Online resource, over 25,000 texts from the first phase of EEBO-TCP have been made freely available as open data in the public domain from January 2015.

EEBO-TCP: Early English Books Online

EEBO-TCP is a partnership with ProQuest and with more than 150 libraries to generate highly accurate, fully-searchable, SGML/XML-encoded texts corresponding to books from the Early English Books Online Database.

The EEBO corpus consists of the works represented in the English Short Title Catalogue I and II (based on the Pollard & Redgrave and Wing short title catalogs), as well as the Thomason Tracts and the Early English Books Tract Supplement. Together these trace the history of English thought from the first book printed in English in 1475 through to 1700. The content covers literature, philosophy, politics, religion, geography, science and all other areas of human endeavor. The assembled collection of more than 125,000 volumes is a mainstay for understanding the development of Western culture in general and the Anglo-American world in particular. The STC collections have perhaps been most widely used by scholars of English, linguistics, and history, but these resources also include core texts in religious studies, art, women’s studies, history of science, law, and music.

The following are but a small sampling of the authors whose works are included: Erasmus, Shakespeare, King James I, Marlowe, Galileo, Caxton, Chaucer, Malory, Boyle, Newton, Locke, More, Milton, Spenser, Bacon, Donne, Hobbes, Purcell, Behn, and Defoe.

Go to Early English Books via a-z.lu.


Eighteens Century Collection Online

With the support of more than 35 libraries, the TCP keyed and encoded 2,231 Eighteenth Century Collections texts. In cooperation with Gale Cengage, these texts have already been made freely available to the public.

ECCO-TCP: Eighteenth Century Collections Online

ECCO-TCP is a partnership with Gale, part of Cengage Learning, to produce highly accurate, fully-searchable, SGML/XML-encoded texts from among the 150,000 titles available in the Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) database.

ECCO includes every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom during the 18th century, along with thousands of important works from the Americas. The database contains more than 32 million pages of text and over 205,000 individual volumes in all. In addition, ECCO natively supports OCR-based full-text searching of this corpus.

Access Eighteenth Century Collections Online via a-z.lu.

Oct 302014

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Pour la quatrième année consécutive LexisNexis a publié Tendance Droit, la revue digitale qui place les juristes au cœur de l’innovation.

LexisNexis propose cette année une nouvelle formule, qui favorise une lecture rapide et interactive sur tous types de supports numériques. Renouvelée sur la forme, la revue digitale Tendance Droit se réinvente également sur le fond.

Son ambition : offrir un panorama des toutes dernières innovations avec la mise en perspective du droit et sa pratique dans un contexte de révolution numérique, ainsi que des témoignages d’experts et de visionnaires.

Désormais semestrielle, la revue est organisée autour de quatre rubriques, #Tendances, #Innovateurs, #Dossier, #La Rédaction aime.

Dans ce premier numéro sous ce format nouveau, sont notamment abordées les thématiques suivantes : l’innovation en France, le Big Data ou les mégadonnées, les objets connectés, le dépôt électronique et le programme « Start you up ».

Découvrez Tendance Droit

Oct 212014

What does “Open Access” to information mean? It includes not only free but also the immediate online access to the results of scholarly research as well as the right to use and re-use those results. Encouraged by the Open Access initiative, the successful movement has direct and widespread implications for academia, science, industry, and for society as a whole since.

From the 20th to the 26th October, the scientific community celebrates the increasing success of the Open Access movement with promoting events. We take that as a welcome occasion to make you aware of Orbilu – a major contribution to the Open Access movement in Luxembourg.

Orbilu is the portal of the University of Luxembourg to make the scientific publications of its researches accessible online for everyone and for free. The University of Luxembourg takes part in the Open Access movement with Orbilu since 2013.

By now, Orbilu contains about 8000 scientific publications.

Watch uni.lu’s promo video for Orbilu

Get more information about Orbilu (in French)

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Oct 012014

Header Nature Scientifc Data

Everybody is talking about data. Experimental scientists live and breathe data. Theorists are challenged by data. Funders are wondering how to make the data produced with their support more accessible without stretching their budgets. Research communities are seeking new data repositories, and standards to support them. And scientific publishers are wondering how to host data and provide quality control.

Scientific Data is a new journal, launched by Nature’s publishers in May 2014 that will help to address some of these challenge. It’s an open-access, online-only publication for descriptions of scientifically valuable datasets, and exists to help researchers to publish, discover and reuse research data.

Scientific Data primarily publishes Data Descriptors, a new type of scientific publication designed to promote an in-depth understanding of research datasets. Data Descriptors combine traditional scientific article content with structured information curated in-house, and are devised to maximize data reuse and enable searching, linking and data-mining.
Data Descriptors include detailed descriptions of the methods used to collect the data and technical analyses supporting the quality of the measurements, but do not contain tests of new scientific hypotheses, extensive analyses aimed at providing new scientific insights, or descriptions of fundamentally new scientific methods. Find more information about Data Descriptors here.

Scientific Data aims to address the increasing need to make research data more available, citable, discoverable, interpretable, reusable and reproducible.

You may access Scientific Data directly; alternatively you’ll find the link at findit.lu > e-journals.

Open Access Week Luxembourg 2013 – “Scientific Social Networks”

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Oct 082013

22 October from 5 to 6pm

On the occasion of the Open Access Week, we invite you to take another look at the role of the researcher in distributing scientific results.
The impact of social networks on the number of citations and the visibility of research work will be covered.
These ideas will be illustrated with the case of MyScienceWork, the social network for scientists.

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Presentation on Scientific Social Networks
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Informal discussion over a drink

University of Luxembourg – Limpertsberg Campus
Science Building – Room BS 201

Register now!

Taylor & Francis – Open Access Titles available

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Jul 052013

As part of Taylor & Francis’ on-going commitment to open access, we added following fully open access journals to findit.lu:

  • CoevolutionTaylor & Francis Open Access Buttons
  • Complex Metals
  • Development Studies Research
  • Economics & Finance Research
  • Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews
  • Health Psychology and Behavioural Medicine
  • International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials
  • Journal of Biological Dynamics
  • Journal of Organic Semiconductors
  • Kotuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online
  • Marine and Coastal Fisheries
  • Materials Research Letters
  • Nanoscience Methods
  • Production & Manufacturing Research
  • Quantitative Finance Letters
  • Sahara-J: Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS
  • Systems Science & Control Engineering
  • Urban, Planning and Transport Research
  • Settler Colonial Studies
  • Global Discourse

Articles in Taylor & Francis and Routledge Open journals receive both rigorous peer review and expedited online publication.
You will find all Taylor & Francis journals on findit.lu in the e-journals menu, either by searching or by choosing “locate” tab and selecting “Taylor & Francis” as vendor.

OpenEdition Books

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May 232013

À l’approche du printemps, nous sommes heureux de vous annoncer la naissance d’OpenEdition Books. Cette nouvelle plateforme a pour ambition de construire une bibliothèque internationale pour les humanités numériques et ce, en encourageant les éditeurs à développer le libre accès sur le long terme. OpenEdition Books est une plateforme de livres en sciences humaines et sociales. OpenEdition Books diffuse les ouvrages de référence d’éditeurs de sciences humaines et sociales.

Les ouvrages sont accessibles par un catalogue commun à tous les éditeurs, qui permet d’effectuer une recherche par catégories, disciplines, éditeurs, auteurs, langue ou encore année de parution. Les recherches via le moteur peuvent porter soit sur les livres soit, plus finement, sur les chapitres de livres. Toute recherche peut ensuite être restreinte en spécifiant les catégories, les disciplines, les éditeurs ou auteurs souhaités. Les ouvrages sont consultables sur l’espace propre à chaque éditeur. Ils sont, pour plus de la moitié du catalogue, librement accessibles en HTML, citables, imprimables et “encapsulables” sur des sites externes.

Veuillez cliquer sur l’onglet « ebooks » pour accéder aux 393 livres disponibles gratuits via findit.lu. Vous pouvez afficher et chercher les livres en choisissant « OpenEdition Books » comme fournisseur.