Link to Knowledge – Support researchers in their endeavors against infectious disease spreading mosquitoes!

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In the April issue of our blog series on Citizen Science, we present one of our partner projects, Mosquito Alert, which is a non-profit Citizen Science project based on an international collaboration coordinated by various state research centres, including the University of Pécs. We spoke with Kornélia Kurucz PhD, who represents UPécs and participates in the project.

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Link to Knowledge – “The library is a bridge between research groups and volunteers, and the librarians are standing on its bridgehead” – Interview with Gaálné Kalydy Dóra

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“Citizen Science plays an important role in the democratization of science as the ivory tower of scientific research is brought closer to the public through open science and freely available information.” The quote comes from Gaálné Kalydy Dóra, who is the Deputy Director General of the Library and Information Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and a member of LIBER Citizen Science Working Group. In addition to the management of the library’s daily work, she is also responsible for the renewal of traditional library services. Here you can read an interview with her about Citizen Science, a trend that is increasingly attracting European – including Hungarian – researchers and universities as well.

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Benefits of Citizen Science in our Community

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One of our library working groups has been working for some time on the mapping of Citizen Science projects in Hungary and Europe, with particular interest on Pécs of course.

In connection with this, we are starting a series of blogs entitled “Link to knowledge”, serving as a framework of our work, while trying to present as many projects as possible through interviews, as well as offer a place to learn about the concept and possibilities of Citizen Science.

In our first article, we present the idea of Citizen Science and the current activities of our working group.

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Discover the library!

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Welcome! The fall is here again and the 2022/23 academic year has begun! With this post, we would like to welcome the university students and future library readers and provide them a brief guide regarding our library services.

We encourage our readers not to postpone the exploration of the library. The sooner you get to know our buildings and services and the sooner you discover the shelves, the easier it will be to complete the semesters one after the other.

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Welcome to the University of Pécs! Come and get to know the library!

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Dear university student! This autumn must be special for you, since you have become a university student. Now, that you have explored the city and the university, it is time to discover the library as well, where you can find a number of study support services that might help you during your studies in addition to the basic information resources, such as books and databases.

The aim of this blog post is to be a guide for new university students so that they do not feel lost when it comes to the use of library services. Continue reading “Welcome to the University of Pécs! Come and get to know the library!”

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