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Waldakten_SchaukastenDas Blog Waldwissen in alten Akten informiert über ein Erschließungs- und Forschungsvorhaben des Universitätsarchivs Göttingen in der SUB und der Fakultät für Forstwissenschaften und Waldökologie. Erschlossen werden die Akten der Fakultät und ihrer Vorgängereinrichtungen zwischen 1868, dem Gründungsjahr als Forstakademie in Hann. Münden, und dem 1972 abgeschlossenen Umzug nach Göttingen. Am Ende des Projekts werden die Akten mit detaillierten Inhaltsangaben im Archivportal Arcinsys online recherchierbar sein.

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New American Science JournalAt the end of April, the New American Studies Journal: A Forum (NASJ) launched its first thematic issue "American Crises" with a new design and a new editorial board. The NASJ is also hosted by a new journal platform provided by Göttingen University Press.

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Projectteam Maps of GodWithin the framework of the funding program "Forschungskooperation Niedersachsen – Israel" (Research Cooperation Lower Saxony - Israel) two projects of the SUB Göttingen have been approved: The  two projects "The Star and its Universe: Franz Rosenzweig between Past and Future" and "Networked Texts and Images in Early Modern Jewish Mystical Cosmographs" started on 1 May.

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Bela GippWe are extremely pleased to welcome Prof. Dr. Bela Gipp and his research group at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen as of 1 April 2022. The professorship “Scientific Information Analytics” is designed, among other things, as a link between the Institute of Computer Science and the Research and Development Department of SUB Göttingen.

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In coordination with the crisis team of the University of Göttinge, we are increasing the capacity of our locations as of 7 March 2022: 75% of the regular workplaces will then be available in the Central Library and in the reading rooms of the Historical Building, and up to 75% in the Divisional Libraries.

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SUB Göttingen has received funding from the state of Lower Saxony totaling 800,000 euros for its project “Landesweite Lizenzierung und Open-Access-Transformation von E-Books” (Statewide Licensing and Open Access Transformation of E-Books). The project is one of seven funded collaborative projects of the initiative "Hochschule.digital Niedersachsen".

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SUB Göttingen is one of the founding members of the independent working group Forum 13+, which - complementary to DEAL - deals with the Open Access transformation of journals of small and medium-sized specialist publishers, for which there is a significant publication volume in Germany (more than 13 publishers).

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Bild Earth Hour SchildkröteOn Saturday, 26 March 2022 from 20:30 to 21:30, companies and private households worldwide will switch off their lights for one hour. The SUB Göttingen participates in the ‘Earth Hour’ and will cover the Central Library in darkness at this time. The building will therefore close at 20:00 that day.

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Excerpt Ahiqar EditionThe Faculty of Theology of the University of Göttingen and the SUB Göttingen make the Syriac and Arabic manuscripts of the Ahiqar tradition accessible in a new online edition.The tale of the sage Aḥiqar is one of the stories particularly frequently edited and received in the literatures of the ancient Near East and achieved wide dissemination even beyond the Near East.

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Since 10 July 2018, at the University of Göttingen - as well as at around 200 other well-known German scientific institutions - access to current full texts from Elsevier and Cell Press journals has been suspended by the publishers. At the University of Göttingen 440 Elsevier journals and another 12 titles belonging to Cell Press are affected.

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