Compass to publish (University of Liège) Is this a predatory journal ?
A page that provides criteria for assessing the authenticity of an Open Access journal.
It provides a score on a scale from -20 (extremely fraudulent) to +20 (no suspicion of fraud).
Virologist Étienne Decroly (CNRS): The question of the origin of the SARS-CoV-2 is still unanswered
Nearly a year after SARS-CoV-2 was identified, researchers have yet to determine how it was transmitted to humans. Among various hypotheses, the accidental escape from a laboratory has not been ruled out.
Library catalog: Discovery Fribourg-Freiburg replaces Explore
On 9 December 2020, the catalogue used by the BCU, the Swiss universities and college libraries (IDS, NEBIS etc.) will be replaced by the joint catalogue SLSP.
Working at the University of Fribourg ?
The Faculty of Science is looking for a Head Librarian (from February 2021)
Who tweets about bioRxiv preprints ? an analysis on Plos Biology
Using 331'696 Twitter posts referencing 1'800 highly tweeted bioRxiv preprints th eauthors leveraged topic modeling to infer the characteristics of various communities on Twitter.
CAS how-to webinars covering best practices for SciFinder research
A series of how-to webinars covering best practices for SciFinder research - schedule of upcoming webinars and recording of previous one
The SNSF includes DORA principles in career promotion
The SNSF has adopted the DORA recommendations in its career funding schemes
Rapid Reviews: Covid-19
A new journal that will vet Covid-19 preprints, calling out misinformation and highlighting credible research
The MIT Press will launch of an open access journal to publish reviews of preprints related to Covid-19, in an effort to call out misinformation as well as highlight credible research.
Max Planck PhDnet: Incentives to adopt open science practices in your daily research
by CBS Open Science, an institute-wide initiative to empower open, transparent, and reproducible research at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences