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Enabling FAIR Data in the Earth, Space and Environmental Sciences

With this claim, publishers, data repositories, scientific societies and institutions have come together in the Enabling FAIR Data coalition to improve the foundations for the handling of data that benefits the entire research community and, beyond that, the whole society. A set of guidelines and guidance has now been published with the aim of implementing the planned …read more →

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Data sharing made easier with Repository Finder

Funders and publishers increasingly require research data to be made available in appropriate repositories. But deciding which repository to choose or what counts as an “appropriate repository” can take a long time. Repository Finder, online since September 2018, helps to make this decision. With Repository Finder, you can search for research data repositories that accept …read more →

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Some 70 new scans of geological maps (1:25 000)

Some 70 newly scanned sheets of the geological map 1:25 000 were uploaded by Mapster – Old maps of Poland and Central Europe (http://igrek.amzp.pl/), for free download. These cover i.a. the region Osnabrück-Hanover-Magdeburg. Also, the FID GEO repository, GEO-LEOe-docs, has added 17 scanned geological maps recently. All of these are accessible from the FID GEO …read more →

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TELMA online

TELMA, annual journal of the German Peat Society, goes online. More than 200 TELMA-articles from the years 2002-2017 are now available online for free download on GEO-LEOe-docs. Digitisation of older volumes is to follow.

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About FID GEO: Newsletter of Geodesy Committee (DGK)

The FID GEO has presented its services to the members of the Geodesy Committee (DGK) of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences. Read the article on page 6 of the committee’s July newsletter.

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Few places available: Workshop „Publication of Research Data“, GeoBonn 2018

Due to high demand, we have increased the number of places for the workshop to 70. There are few places still available. GeoBonn 2018, 5 September, 2.30 – 4.30 pm. More information about the workshop. Registration for the workshop is possible as part of Registration at GeoBonn 2018 or via Email to GeoBonn@fu-confirm.de.

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Bibliothekartag 2018

Together with FID Cartography and Basic Geodata and FID Montane, Mining and Metallurgy, FID GEO is holding a session at the 107th German Bibliothekartag. If you are interested, find us on Tuesday, June 12th 2018 at 16:00 to 17:30 in room 30341.

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Workshop „Publication of Research Data“, GeoBonn 2018, 5 September

In order to discuss opportunities, benefits and challenges of publishing research data and to assist you in data publication, we are organizing this workshop on “Publishing Research Data in the Earth Sciences”. GeoBonn 2018, 5 September, 2.30 – 4.30 pm. More information about the workshop. Registration for the workshop is possible as part of Registration at GeoBonn …read more →

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Interactive overview map

Online freely available map sheets of the geological map 1 : 25.000 are now accessible from an interactive overview map on GEO-LEOe-docs. The overview map contains links to over 100 maps on GEO-LEOe-docs, as well as c. 900 maps on other websites. Furthermore, more than 500 map sheets which are in the public domain are …read more →

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100 digitized maps

By now there are more than 100 sheets of the geological map 1 : 25.000 available on GEO-LEOe-docs. Over 80 of these maps have been digitized by FID GEO upon request. Use the overview map to see, if your desired map can be digitized by FID GEO. Send your request from there using the contact …read more →

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New article about FID GEO published in Bibliotheksdienst

The article “Der Fachinformationsdienst Geowissenschaften der festen Erde (FID GEO): Digitale Transformation und Open Access in den Geowissenschaften fördern” was published today in the journal Bibliotheksdienst. Link to the article: https://doi.org/10.1515/bd-2018-0045 If you have not access to the fulltext of the article via the link above, please send us an Email (info@fidgeo.de), we will be pleased to send you one of …read more →

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GMIT: Publikation von Forschungsdaten

FID GEO has published a short article in GMITon the advantages of research data publication and related consultancy services of FID GEO, offered to the geoscience community. Read the article here.

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„Einschlüsse in Mineralen“ digitised

Thanks to the initiative of Mr. R. Thomas, one of the authors, the book „Einschlüsse in Mineralen“ (Leeder, Thomas, Klemm, 1987) is now digitised and available online at GEO-LEOe-docs.  

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Cooperation agreements: Publication of research data

FID GEO has entered into cooperation agreements with several universities to strengthen cooperation in the publication of research data. The geoscience departments or institutes as well as the libraries of the respective universities emphasize in the agreement their support for the service to publish data supplements (1). In this way, the FID GEO service for …read more →

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Season’s Greetings

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Geological map (1:25000) – online availability listed (present and potential)

The geological map 1:25 000 for Germany and adjacent regions has been composed in large parts as early as 1853 – 1943. Many of these map sheets are freely available online, and many more could be, once science, e.g. you, states interest in them. The ‘GK25 list online & pd’ lists over 900 map sheets …read more →

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Workshop: “Publikation von Forschungsdaten” in Berlin

Workshop: Publikation von Forschungsdaten im Zusammenhang mit wissenschaftlichen Artikeln in den Geowissenschaften 15 November 2017, GeoCampus Lankwitz, Freie Universität Berlin Agenda To register please write an E-Mail to Erik Legat erik.legat@fu-berlin.de Organised by the Research Network for Geosciences in Berlin and Potsdam Geo.X in in collaboration with Freie Universität Berlin and Fachinformationsdienst Geowissenschaften (FID GEO). …read more →

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FID GEO presents at GeoBremen 2017

Conference presentation GeoBremen, 26 September: FID GEO: New services for open access to scientific literature, maps and research data. For slides click here.

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Prussian geological map 1 : 25 000

The FID GEO digitises maps free of charge. This is offered for geological maps in the public domain, particularly those which are in stock at SUB Göttingen. Here you find a list of map sheets of the GK25 (Prussian geological map 1:25 000) which are in the public domain and in stock at SUB Göttingen …read more →

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Workshop on data publication, Trier university

FID GEO held a workshop about publication of research data / open access to scientific publications at Trier University. The workshop war part of the 2. Workshop für junge HydrologInnen. About 20 young scientists discussed vividly the practical aspects of both topics. The slides of the presentations are available: Publikation von Forschungsdaten / Open Access für wissenschaftliche Texte

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New digital services for the geographical community

The FID GEO and the FID Karten present their new digital services for the geographical research community in a joint article in the journal “Rundbrief Geographie”. Fachinformationsdienste für die Wissenschaft (FID) – Neue (nicht nur) digitale Angebote auch für Geographie: Karten, Texte, Daten Rundbrief Geographie, No. 265, p. 12-14, 2017. Read the article here.

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Relaunch e-docs.geo-leo.de

All documents on the FID GEO publication repository e-docs.geo-leo.de are Open Access. You are invited to upload your pre- or postprints! After a period of improvement processes, the second edition of the FID GEO repository e-docs.geo-leo.de, is now relaunched. Besides technical innovations behind the scenes and layout alterations, there are several improvements to the user: …read more →

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Zeitschrift für Geophysik

All legal questions regarding the online publication of the older volumes of the journal have been solved. The DGG (German Geophysical Society) has officially assigned FID GEO to digitization and online publishing of these Volumes. Presently, technical preparations for the digitization are being taken.

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GeoUm

The activities of FID GEO were presented at the meeting of the geo- and environmental libraries, which took place on June 1st 2017 at the German Meteorological Office (DWD) in Offenbach. The GeoUm meeting was held in context of the Bibliothekartag 2017. One of the topics discussed most vividly was the digital publishing of old …read more →

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FID GEO at EGU 2017

FID GEO presents its work at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017, 23-28 April in Vienna: FID GEO: Digital transformation and Open Access in Germany’s geoscience research community. Weblink to the poster. There is a conference abstract available too.

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