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Armenian library staff visits University of Bergen Library to learn more about Open Access
The reading lists are entering the digital age, so that you with a few keystrokes can collect references, give students access to the list via Mitt UiB and ask for digitization to Litteraturkiosken.
Textransformations is a sculptural installation and an interactive reading experience. The exhibit is an invitation to consider the transformation of textuality from analogue to digital form. Exhibition launch is at Humanities library: Tuesday March 20 at 14.15.
Digital technology has made writing and publishing scholarly texts quicker, easier and more flexible. February 8th. 12:00 - 13:00, Arts and Humanities Library.
Oria is now launched in beta with new and improved design. In January it will replace the existing version of Oria.
Do you like to follow the news in other languages? Or from other parts of the world? The library provides instant access to today's newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format.
If you are planning to visit us before Christmas or in the first week of January, we ask you to check the opening hours of the different Faculty Libraries because there will be some changes compared with ordinary opening hours. Also, all the libraries are closed from the 24th to the 26th of December and from the 31st of December to the 1st of January. The last open Saturday before Christmas is... Read more
The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference is being held in Le Bourget, from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11. According to the organizing committee, the objective of the conference is to achieve, for the first time in over 20 years of UN negotiations, a binding and universal agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to limit the global temperature increase to 2 °C above pre-industrial levels.
Electronic literature has emerged as a field of creative practice and academic study over the course of the past several decades. Since the 1990s, the University of Bergen has been one of the central institutional players in the emergence of this field of practice along with peer institutions such as MIT, Brown University, and UCLA.
The library's e-resources are now transfered to the new server
Please transfer references and lists of favorite databases and e-journals within the end of January. The libraries search services will be moved to a new server.
Check out the most popular articles within your research field with a new app from the library
AgeLine focuses on issues of aging within health sciences, psychology and social sciences
Get information and news from the University Library on Facebook and Twitter
From Monday 2. May the library offer reference assistance using instant messaging. The service is in a "beta phase" until the end of the semester, 15. June.
An investigation has shown that only six percent of selected scientific articles are placed in UiB’s open electronic archive – BORA.
The Norwegian VAT on electronic periodicals is the highest in Europe. The director of the university library, Randi E. Taxt says that the tax ought to be drastically reduced. Liberal Party politician Trine Skei Grande on the other hand disagrees, and says that it should be removed entirely.
Cristin (Current Research Information System in Norway) takes over for Frida as the University of Bergen research documentation system from 1 December 2010.

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