DFG Code of Conduct in English

The German Research Foundation released their guidelines for safeguarding good research practice in the english language.

It outlines the main standards of good research practice and describes the procedure to follow in the event of non-compliance with these standards.

Research institutions must implement levels one and two of guidelines 1 to 19 in a legally binding manner. Compliance with this Code is a prerequisite for receiving DFG funding.

Click here for more information on the DFG Code of Conduct.

Creative Commons: Fragen und Antworten

Haben Sie Fragen zu Creative Commons? Ein Team aus Freiwilligen hat sich zusammengesetzt, um eine deutsche Version des FAQ über Creative Commons für Sie zu erstellen.

Unter anderem finden Sie Antworten auf Fragen wie:

Creative Commons Frequently Asked Questions:

New Web of Science

Starting on July 7th 2021, all Web of Science users will be automatically taken to the new Web of Science platform. This visual and functional update aims to improve existing workflows and enhance the user experience.

Some of the newly added features include:

  • New and refined search options
    • Publisher, subject category, affiliation
  • Enriched Cited Referencesbeta
    • How many times is a reference cited? Where in the article is it cited? What citations are related?
    • Find samples here (more will be added later)
  • Improved shareability
    • Static search and record URL’s
  • New Quickfilters for refining your search
    • Review articles, early access
  • Advanced Query builder
    • Combine or transform your simple searches into the proper syntax for an advanced search.
  • Article recommendations based on user behaviour
  • Mobile app

For a summary of the new features, you can watch this video:

or take a look at the New Web of Science release notes.

If you prefer to use the legacy version, you can select the “Classic” Web of Science in the “Products” section of the website.

FHI Research Report 2020 as Highlight

The research reports 2020 (in German) from the Max Planck Institutes have been published. The report from the Interface Science Department on tailor-made catalysts for the green energy industry is one of the Max Planck Society’s yearbook highlights

Highlights from the yearbook 2020 (PDF)
Roldán Cuenya, Beatriz; Bergmann, Arno; Kley, Christopher; Grosse, Philipp; Öner, Sebastian: Tailor-made catalysts for the green energy industry, p. 8-10

Jahrbuch-Highlights 2020 (PDF)
Roldán Cuenya, Beatriz; Bergmann, Arno; Kley, Christopher; Grosse, Philipp; Öner, Sebastian: Maßgeschneiderte Katalysatoren für die grüne Energiewirtschaft, S. 8-10