22 Jul

DEAL with Wiley

In January Wiley signed the first DEAL-contract. Since July 2019, reading access is now granted to participating institutions in Germany. This applies to all Wiley journal publications (at least) from 1997 on. See the list of Journals.

Furthermore, the read-and-publish contract includes advantages for authors: APCs for publishing Gold Open Access with Wiley are reduced, and the Publisher will arrange payment with the institution directly.

01 Oct

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 overview map (https://e-docs.geo-leo.de/map), which now includes 1110 map sheets of the geological map 1:25 000 which are available online for free.

30 May

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.

24 Apr

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 shown. These can be suggested for digitization to FID GEO.

The digitization on demand is free of charge.