12 Feb 2019

Think! Check! Submit! Completes Survey

The survey has revealed strong demand (and appreciation) from researchers for guidance about where to publish

21 Jan 2019

The International Year of the Periodic Table

1869 is considered as the year of discovery of the Periodic System by Dmitri Mendeleev

17 Dec 2018

The Library will be closed between Dec. 22nd and Jan. 6th

We wish you all the best for the coming holidays and we will see you all on the 7th of January

16 Dec 2018


Explore the UNESCO Digital Library new look and features

10 Dec 2018

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) 70 years

30 key document for the 30 articles that constitute the Declaration by the Dag Hammarskjöld Library

29 Nov 2018

Physics World Discovery: Free eBooks from IOP

Short texts for students and early-career scientists providing insight into the latest hot topics in physics

20 Nov 2018

World Measurements System Redefined to Tie with Natural Constants

The revision of 4 of the SI base units in terms of constants of nature will go into effect on 20 May 2019

05 Nov 2018

The Physicists' Library - Hit Parade of Pop-Sci Books

Physics World celebrates its 30 years with a survey on pop-sci books

29 Oct 2018

Retraction Watch Database

Database of more than 18k retracted papers released for public use

10 Oct 2018

Nobel in Economics Winner Focused on Climate Change

W. Nordhaus: 'we entered the Climate Casino and are rolling the global-warming dice'

02 Oct 2018

A Woman Awarded Nobel in Physics!

Donna Strickland is the first woman Physics Nobel winner in 55 years

02 Oct 2018


Angela Saini weaves together a fascinating--and sorely necessary--new science of women

12 Sep 2018

New Physics Classification Scheme from APS

PhySH is intended to cover the full breadth of physics and to function as a full replacement for PACS

07 Sep 2018

Search Engine for Open Data

The tool, called Google Dataset Search, should help researchers to find the data they need more easily

03 Sep 2018

Free Our Knowledge

Academics have the power to change the rules of the publishing game. Join the Free our Knowledge initiative

17 Aug 2018

60th Anniversary Edition of Review of Particle Physics

The ultimate reference on all things particle physics is available online

15 Aug 2018

Unpaywall revolution

How a free tool to locate legally free-to-read versions of research papers is transforming open science

03 Aug 2018

Free your bookshelves

Your books can contribute to libraries in need

11 Jul 2018

INSPIRE links to MathSciNet

INSPIRE, the information system for high energy physics now has links to MathSciNet