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

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

18 Jun 2018

FAO Open Access Policy

FAO is adopting an Open Access policy for most of its publications.

23 May 2018

From Gravitation to The Science of Interstellar

Kip Thorne Nobel Prize 2017 at the ICTP. His books in our collection

11 May 2018

Feynman's 100th birthday

Richard P. Feynman would have been 100 years old on May 11, 2018

03 May 2018

Elsevier subscriptions cancelled

What this means for ICTP Library users

02 May 2018

"Death By 1,000 Cuts"

Library Journal publishes the 2018 Periodicals Price Survey with the significant title "Death By 1,000 Cuts"

23 Apr 2018

World Book and Copyright Day

A celebration to promote the enjoyment of books and reading

23 Apr 2018


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17 Apr 2018

Earth and Space Science Open Archive

A community preprint server for Earth and space science. Free to read and free to post

12 Apr 2018

SCOAP3 celebrates the publication of its 20,000th Open Access article

Since 2014, SCOAP3 has supported the Open Access publication of 20,000 articles in Particle Physics