Category: Tools

More Visibility With ORCID ID: It’s That Easy

More Visibility With ORCID ID: It’s That Easy

An ORCID ID ensures that individuals are distinguishable and that your research is properly attributed. So, by using an ORCID ID, you ensure that you get credit for your research achievements. In addition, this improves the discoverability of your research results. In the blog post, you will see that it is quite easy to create an ORCID ID. At ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor Identification Initiative) any person can register a unique identification number (ID). This ID makes a person distinguishable from other persons. This is important because several people can have the same name, spelling variants of a name can […]

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Find Free Open Access Literature and Stay Informed: Four pro Tips for EconBiz

Find Free Open Access Literature and Stay Informed: Four pro Tips for EconBiz

The specialist portal EconBiz provides access to business studies and economics literature, including many Open Access full texts and journals as well as Open Educational Resources. This blog post introduces the subject portal and shows you four features of EconBiz to simplify your search for Open Access publications. EconBiz is a portal for literature search in important German and international databases for business studies and economics, including the holdings of the ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics. It provides access to free and licensed full texts, for example to Open Access publications provided by the ZBW. Thus, EconBiz supports […]

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More Impact Through FAIR Research Data: These Tools Check the FAIRness of Your Data

More Impact Through FAIR Research Data: These Tools Check the FAIRness of Your Data

What do the FAIR principles mean in practice and how can they be applied correctly? There are a number of things to consider when preparing FAIR research data. Luckily, you do not have to do everything on your own. Some helpful tools support you. These analyze, for example, how FAIR your data already is and give you practical tips for improvement. If you publish your research data openly, transparently and thus FAIR for third parties, you will benefit from more visibility for your own work – and possibly from higher citation rates as a result. But how can research data […]

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Legally Read Free Full Texts With Unpaywall: how to get Started With the Browser Extension

Legally Read Free Full Texts With Unpaywall: how to get Started With the Browser Extension

The browser extension Unpaywall enables you to easily and legally access free Open Access texts. This way you can access a wider range of economics and business studies publications for free with just one click. Learn in this blog post how you can get started quickly and enrich your research with an automatic Open Access option. Unpaywall contains around 29 million freely accessible texts. Thanks to Unpaywall´s browser extension for Chrome and Firefox, free alternative access to a fee-based journal article is displayed in the course of a search. This service is free of charge and offered by the non-profit […]

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Greater Impact Without Paywalls: New Open Access Tool: Free Your Science

Greater Impact Without Paywalls: New Open Access Tool: Free Your Science

“Re-publish your paywalled work open access today for free!” – so lautet der Slogan des neuen Tools Free Your Science. Wie der Online-Helfer einfachen Open Access fördert, erfahren Sie in wenigen Schritten in diesem Blogpost. Free Your Science ist ein neues Tool, mit dem Sie Ihre bereits veröffentlichten Artikel mit wenigen Klicks im Open Access zugänglich machen können. Anders ausgedrückt: Es unterstützt Sie dabei, Ihre eigenen Publikationen aus hinderlichen Paywalls zu befreien und somit einem größeren Publikum zugänglich zu machen; für eine größere Reichweite und einen höheren Impact. So funktioniert Free Your Science In einem ersten Schritt hilft Free Your Science […]

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