Innovative solutions for the further development of academic life and the role of academic libraries are important to us here at TU Wien Bibliothek. For this reason, we are working closely on a number of projects with researchers and teaching staff. Partnerships for exhibitions or events, such as lecture series, are also a priority for us in providing low-threshold access to academic knowledge.

A selection of current innovation projects and partnerships:

  • "Artificial Researcher in Science": In this third-party-funded research project, academic research tools of the future are improved by using artificial intelligence and text mining.
  • "Trust in Robots": The library as a living lab is partner to this postgraduate course in which the use of robots and interaction between humans and machines are being researched.
  • Interdisciplinary lectures and courses: Here, the library building itself and the library as a location becomes the focus with regard to future modernisation and reorganisation measures.
  • "EOSC Secretariat": Through our participation in the H2020 project, we are significantly involved in the realisation of the European Open Science Cloud and in the development of sustainable research infrastructures for Europe.
  • "Smart Campus": This project is funded within the TU Wien digitalization initiative. A simulation model of the library building provides data for research and teaching, and for a sustainable renovation concept for the library building.
  • "Focus on Open Science": We are bringing the international series of events to TU Wien. Current open science developments in academic life will thus be discussed directly with researchers and other stakeholders.
  • The "CO-VERSATILE" project is launched by 21 partners from across Europe to boost manufacturing responsiveness to counteract the shortage of vital medical equipment and protect caregivers and citizens. The project is an answer to a Covid urgent action initiated by the EC.

If you are interested in partnerships in research and teaching or in citizen science projects: Please contact us.

Below, you will find a list of all partnerships in which we are currently engaged as partners or cooperating in networks, associations or working groups. Alongside the name, you will find details on the scope and type of partnership.

Name and link

Scope

Type of partnership

arXiv, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Partner and metadata exchange

BASE: Bielefeld Academic Search Engine, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Metadata exchange

CO-VERSATILE, opens an external URL in a new window

international Partner and WP-Lead

COAR: Confederation of Open Access Repositories, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Partner and cooperation

DataCite, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Partner and cooperation

EZB, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Partner and cooperation

DBIS, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Cooperation

DOAJ, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Partner

e-IRG, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Chair and Austrian National Delegate

EOSC Café, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Cooperation

EOSC Executive Board Working Group Landscape, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Cooperation

EOSC Executive Board Working Group Sustainability, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Cooperation

H2020-Projekt EOSC Secretariat, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Project partner and cooperation

Janeway, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Cooperation

OpenAIRE, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Metadata exchange

Open Knowledge Maps, opens an external URL in a new window

national

Partner

ORCID, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Partner and cooperation

RDA Austria, opens an external URL in a new window

national

Founding member, executive committee and cooperation

Ringgold, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Partner

SHERPA/RoMEO, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Partner

SCOAP3, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Partner

SciPost, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Partner

Name and link

Scope

Type of partnership

AG Universitätsverlage (University publishers' working group), opens an external URL in a new window

international

Cooperation

AT2OA: Austrian Transition to Open Access, opens an external URL in a new window

national

Project partner and cooperation

AT2OA2: Austrian Transition to Open Access 2, opens an external URL in a new window

national

Project partner and cooperation

DACHELA (German Language ExLibris Users Group), opens an external URL in a new window

international

Partner

DOI-Service Austria, opens an external URL in a new window

national

Lead

IGeLU: International Group of ExLibris Users, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Partner

IATUL: International Association of University Libraries, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Cooperation

Initiative Fortbildung für wissenschaftliche Spezialbibliotheken und verwandte Einrichtungen e.V. (Training initiative for specialist academic libraries and associated institutions), opens an external URL in a new window

international

Executive committee member

KEMÖ: Austrian Academic Library Consortium, opens an external URL in a new window

national

Partner and cooperation

LIBER: Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Partner and cooperation

Österreichischer Bibliothekenverbund: Austrian Library Network, opens an external URL in a new window

national

Cooperation

Österreichische Bibliothekenverbund und Service Ges.m.b.H.: Austrian Library Network and Services Ltd., opens an external URL in a new window

national

Partner

ORCID Austria, opens an external URL in a new window

national

Joint lead with Vienna University Library

RepManNet, opens an external URL in a new window

national

Cooperation

Subito, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Partner

The Carpentries, opens an external URL in a new window

international

Cooperation

ubifo: Forum of Austrian University Libraries, opens an external URL in a new window

national

Partner