Monthly Archives: October 2013

Job opportunities: Forschungsverbund Marbach Weimar Wolfenbüttel

The research network MWW brings together the German Literature Archive in Marbach, the Klassik Stiftung in Weimar and the Herzog August Library in Wolfenbüttel. All three institutions are central to the collection, preservation, and study of Germany’s cultural heritage. Due to a recommendation from the Wissenschaftsrat (The German Council of Science and the Humanities), the […]

Event: Open Access: authors, publishers, investors and institutions in the service of the dissemination of the scientific research’s results

In the frame of the Open Access Week, the EPFL library (Lausanne) organises the event «Open Access: authors, publishers, investors and institutions for the dissemination of the scientific research’s results». It will take place at the Forum Rolex Learning Center, campus EPFL on Thursday October 24, 2013. The entrance is free; registration is open until […]

Book Review: Ulrich Huse: Verlagsmarketing. Frankfurt: Bramann, 2013 (Series: CAMPUSBasics – buch & medien 1).

Ulrich Huse: Verlagsmarketing. Frankfurt: Bramann, 2013 (Series: CAMPUSBasics Buch & Medien 1). 160 pages. Paperback. €20. ISBN (Print): 978-3-934054-53-0. Also available as an E-Book. ISBN (PDF): 978-3-934054-72-1. ISBN (EPUB): 978-3-934054-73-8). Review by Corinna Norrick-Rühl, Institute for Book Studies, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz At this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, the publisher Bramann introduced its new series of […]

Society for Book Research in Austria, Vienna

Guest Post by Murray G. Hall (Gesellschaft für Buchforschung in Österreich/Institut für Germanistik, Universität Wien) The Gesellschaft für Buchforschung in Österreich is the only institution in Austria which deals exclusively with book history. Its aim is to promote in-depth research on the book trade in Austria and to co-ordinate studies in the field as well […]

Perspektive Bibliothek – An open access journal by trainee librarians in Munich

Guest post by Martin Hermann The German-language open access journal Perspektive Bibliothek (The Library in Perspective) was launched in July 2012. It covers the entire spectrum of library and information science. The articles in Perspektive Bibliothek are based on papers which trainee academic librarians write as part of their theoretical training at the Bavarian Library […]