PLOS – 5 new OA journals

This spring, PLOS (Public Library of Science) announced that it will add 5 additional Open Access journals to its offering:

These journals have been incorporated in the existing MPDL central publishing agreement, meaning the publishing costs will be covered for corresponding MPG authors.

For more details on our PLOS publishing agreement please visit the MPDL Open Access agreements.
If you want to learn more about the new journals and why they were launched, check out the corresponding PLOS Blogpost.

PLOS - Wikipedia

PiA – Physics in Advent

It’s almost Christmas time again! In celebration of the holiday season Physics in Advent is hosting their annual advent calendar. It will include 24 small, simple experiments and physics mysteries for young researchers and anybody who enjoys the like.

Each day, starting December 1st until the 24th a video clip of an experiment, which you can do yourself afterwards, will be uploaded onto the PiA website. These tasks will be published daily at 5am (local time zone) and submissions will close at 11pm the same day.

Children between the age of 10 to 18 or school classes in grade 5 to 10 are also eligible to win special prizes, including a trip to the USA!

To participate register here.

New Acquisitions: November 2021

These new books have just arrived in the library:

Diwald, Oliver…Metal oxide nanoparticles 1202029 P 15-Vol. 1
Diwald, Oliver…Metal oxide nanoparticles 2202129 P 15-Vol. 2
ammonia synthesis
202134 H 16
Melander, Marko…Atomic-scale modelling of
electrochemical systems
202234 A 56
Edward O.
Deep learning for physical
20222 P 202
Ognjen S.
Introduction to energy and
202239 A 12

You find the books in the library’s new acquisition section.

Library Introductory Course on Databases in November

FHI Library Online Workshop: Databases

Our interactive online workshop will help you to select and apply the most appropriate resources and tools for your research. Learn more on how to quickly find and analyze relevant scientific literature. The two databases Web of Science and SciFinder will be presented and discussed in detail.

Monday, November 15, 2021 – 11am

The workshop lasts about 45 minutes. Please register and inform us ( about your focus of interest.

More details on how to join the workshop will be announced by e-mail.