Author Archives: Gian-Andri

About Gian-Andri

Subject librarian for philosophy at the University of Fribourg. PhD philosophy, Fribourg 2007; CAS scientific librarianship, University of Zurich 2013.

academia.edu, business and open access

Many researchers are publishing pre-prints at academia.edu. This is the networking platform for researchers certainly most used by members of the philosophy-department at Fribourg. But what is academia.edu exactly? What is it’s business model? And how does it compare to … Continue reading

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OSO now 1196 e-books accessible in Fribourg

Our coverage of Oxford Scholarship Online: Philosophy has been extended and we now have every online-publication in Philosophy from Oxford University Press from February 2003 to January 2014. The total of available e-books amounts to 1196. Go here -if you … Continue reading

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Bases de données / Datenbanken

Folgende Liste enthält alle Datenbanken in Philosophie, welche die Bibliotheken der Uni zur Verfügung stellen. Es gibt vier Arten von Datenbanken: Volltextsammlungen (e-book), bibliographische Datenbanken (Biblio-DB) z.B. für die thematische Suche nach Artikeln, elektronische Zeitschriftensammlungen und -zugänge (e-journal) sowie andere … Continue reading

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Rechte an digitalem Inhalt

In dieser Post werde ich nach und nach (ab 2.Feb.2015) Links auf Informationen über Rechte an digitalem Inhalt zusammentragen. Für Studierende und Forschende tauchen Fragen zu diesem Thema immer wieder auf. Z.B. als: – Welche Texte sind legal ins Netz … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, 2014-edition

I would like to indicate the purchase and arrival at BHAP of the 2nd Edition of the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (ed. Michael Kelly, Oxford University Press 2014). This 6-volume-encyclopedia is an interesting reference work in aesthetics, the philosophy of art, … Continue reading

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Digital Philosophy is coming – InPhO

“Digital Philosophy” is a term created on the template of “Digital Humanities” (wikipedia-entry). VERY briefly: humanities with computers. For instance computer-aided textual analysis and everything else where computational methods can be applied in the humanities. In this post, I want … Continue reading

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Oxford Scholarship Online

Scholarly literature in philosophy from Oxford University Press. At the University of Fribourg you have currently access to 517 e-books out of a total of 1’533 in philosophy published by Oxford University Press. This access is the result of our … Continue reading

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110 Free Philosophy eBooks

On the following site you will find 110 (for now) e-books in philosophy. They are (due to copyright issues, of course) mostly more than 50 years old and put together from varying sources. Some are pdf’s from scans of the … Continue reading

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Petition gegen SNF-Förderstrategie, Buch in geisteswissenschaftlichen Subventionsverlagen etc.

Kürzlich zikulierte am Departement die von Subventionsverlagen lancierte Petition gegen die Neuregelung der Publikationsförderung beim FNS. Dazu ist in der NZZ ein interessanter Artikel erschienen. Hier zum Artikel der NZZ. Hier eine Übersicht über die Debattenbeiträge auf dem Forschungsförderungsblog der … Continue reading

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E-books in philosophy in Fribourg: overview and access

The offer of e-books gets more and more substantial. It is still less than a 1000 e-books (compared to a roughly estimated 40’ooo books at the BCU and BHAP). But as their number grows it is important to make them … Continue reading

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