Tallinn Technical University News & PhD Dissertations

Library is open again for visitors starting from May 18

1 month 4 weeks ago

Library is open again for visitors starting from May 18

Service hours: Mon-Fri 10–18, Sat-Sun closed (new hours will be set on 8 June).  

We all have to take some precautions to keep our staff and visitors healthy:

  • Although all floors of the library are open, visitors must follow the 2 + 2 rule, wash and clean their hands before and after visiting the library.
  • We suggest using the elevator only if you are alone. When taking the stairs, make sure that people going up do not meet with those coming down the stairs.
  • We have limited the number of working places in our reading areas and in the computer lab.
  • Since magazines, journals and newspapers are frequently used by our readers, it is not possible to read the listed items (until June 10) because the library cannot ensure their cleanliness.
  • All returned books are put into quarantine for 72 hours.
  • We prefer card payments when paying for the library services.
  • Individual and group study rooms and the 24/7 study room/night library are closed.  

Subject librarians still offer their services in a contactless form, they will answer your inquiries by e-mail info@lib.ttu.ee or by phone 620 3553. 

E-library’s databases and electronic resources portal Primo can still be accessed 24/7 via TORU VPN service. 

Bindery services can be ordered at print@lib.ttu.ee. We will complete the orders made by e-mail and hand them over at the bindery’s entrance at the agreed time. Tel. 620 3560. 

Self check-in machine on the first floor of the library is open every day 7.00–22.00. 

The library’s EMERA branch is open Mon-Thu 10.00–17.00, Fri 10.00–14.00 and in Kuressaare Fri 10.00–18.00.

 

Information Services Division: mailto:info@lib.ttu.ee

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Krisostomus Spring Special Offer until May 31

2 months ago

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Until 31 May 2020 Krisostomus has its traditional Spring Special Offer – over 1 million titles with up to 25% discount.

Members of TalTech can recommend books needed for their studies and research for the pre-purchase display in our library.

The selection of titles can be found on the campaign site Spring Special Offer.

You can check the books you have recommended from August 3 at the library’s Information Services Department (LIB-221). We will select the books that will be added to our library’s collection together with the people who have recommended the titles for the display.

Search https://www.kriso.ee/offers/campaign.html

  • Make sure that you are choosing from the database of English books.
  • The Spring Special Offer titles are displayed first. Select the books you are interested in and add them to the shopping basket.
  • Click the link Recommend this book to TalTech Library (can be seen in the university network). If you are outside the university network, click Recommend this list and type kai.kalvik@taltech.ee in the recipient e-mail field.
  • Insert all details about your department in the comments field and click Send list.
  • The list of recommended books is sent to Krisostomus and to your e-mailbox.
  • See also: Krisostomus’ guide (ENG).
    NB! If you are certain that the book should be bought, and you will need it in September for your studies/research, please let us know about it in the comments field.

Our subject librarians can help you choose the books.

TalTech Library Information Services Division, tel. 620 3553

 

 

PhD Thesis Defence: Hakan Berber, "Accelerated Carbonation Treatment of Industrial Wastes: Physicochemical, Environmental and Economic Aspects"

2 months 1 week ago

30.04.2020, 11:00 AM
Hakan Berber,
 "Accelerated Carbonation Treatment of Industrial Wastes: Physicochemical, Environmental and Economic Aspects"

Supervisor: Viktoria Voronova, PhD, School of Engineering, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia

Co-supervisor: Mai Uibu, PhD, School of Engineering, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia

Opponents:

  • Professor Mika Järvinen, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
  • Janek Reinik, PhD, National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics, Tallinn, Estonia

You are welcome to join the defence in Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/472373302

 

JSTOR Trial – more opportunities

3 months 1 week ago

Trial access to the all JSTOR Archive academic journals collections including 35 000 books will be available through June 30, 2020

Research disciplines: humanities, business & economics, social sciences, and sciences and mathematics.

E-Library is open 24/7. Accessing Databases via TORU.

TalTech Library's Information Services, tel. 620 3553, info@lib.ttu.ee

 

Extensive digital library offers over 1.4 million books for free

3 months 1 week ago

The Internet Archive, an American non-profit organisation, allows people to "borrow" over 1.4 million e-books for free through the end of the coronavirus epidemic.

The Internet Archive created a National Emergency Library to serve the researchers and students who are forced to study at home. In addition to scientific literature, the library also offers fiction and other genres.
Estonian readers can use the National Emergency Library's as well.

The current news is based on the information taken from DIKTOR at https://diktor.geenius.ee/rubriik/uudis/hiiglaslik-digiraamatukogu-tegi-tasuta-loetavaks-ule-14-miljoni-e-raamatu/

TalTech Library's Information Services, tel. 620 3553, info@lib.ttu.ee

 

Trial Databases for a limited time only

3 months 2 weeks ago

Due to the emergency situation and closing of universities, several publishing houses and databases give free access to their materials that can be now used by the students, researchers and employees of TalTech 

DeGruyter eBooks – until June 30
Access within 24 hours to 75,000 DRM-free eBooks. To peruse the list of publishers, number of available titles and highlights from each Partner, please click here. 
Please note that access to content from the University of California Press, University of Chicago Press and Yale University Press will be delayed until the end of April/early May due to our platform upgrade. Access will automatically be granted once this content is available, at which point you will be notified.

IEEE Online courses – until June 30
Online courses in engineering and technology, available through IEEE Xplore Digital Library. Explore topics such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, 5G, Autonomous Vehicles, IoT, Cyber Security, and much more.

The Microbiology Society – through the end of the coronavirus epidemic
Microbiology, Journal of General Virology, Journal of Medical Microbiology, Microbial Genomics, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, Access Microbiology, MM Case Reports.

GeoScienceWorlduntil June 30
To help support online learning and remote research for the remainder of the semester, the following GSW book publishers have extended public access to all of their ebooks: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Canadian Science Publishing, Clay Minerals Society, Geological Society of America, Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland, PSAAPG, SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology, Society of Economic Geologists, University of Wyoming.

ProQuest Coronavirus Research Database
This database curates openly available content related to coronaviruses. It includes thousands of open-access articles from the world’s leading publishers as well as current research from pre-print repositories such as arXiv and will continue to grow and evolve as more is learned about the pandemic.

Elsevier`s Novel Coronavirus Information Center
Elsevier’s free health and medical research on the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and COVID-19.

JOVE Science Education videos – until June 15 
JOVE Science Education is a revolutionary video library dedicated to teaching scientific fundamentals through simple easy-to-understand video demonstrations.
Fill out this form to create an account and start your free access to JoVE Education.

SAGE Videos until June 30 

JSTOR  – until June 30 
All archive academic journals collections including 35 000 books in humanities, business & economics, social sciences, and sciences and mathematics.

Global Newsstream Trial – until April 15
This database enables users to search the most recent global news content – with archives that date back to the 1980s – from over 2,800 news sources including newspapers, newswires, news journals, transcripts, video, and digital-first content in full-text format.
Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian‎, Le Monde, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, BBC Monitoring, Dow Jones Institutional News etc. are cross searchable on the ProQuest Global Newsstream platform. LibGuide.

Taylor & Francis eBooks Trial – until May 24 
Trial access to over 120,000 eBook titles from Taylor & Francis in Humanities and Social Sciences under the Routledge imprint and Science, Technology and Medical books are published by CRC Press.

National Emergency Library through the end of the coronavirus epidemic
The Internet Archive, an American non-profit organisation, allows people to "borrow" over 1.4 million e-books for free. Sign up

E-Library  is open 24/7. Accessing Databases via TORU.

TalTech Library's Information Services, tel. 620 3553, info@lib.ttu.ee

 

Taylor & Francis and De Gruyter eBooks Trial

3 months 2 weeks ago

We now have trial access to over 120,000 eBook titles from Taylor & Francis until May 24.
Subject/fields covered include the Humanities and Social Sciences under the Routledge imprint and Science, Technology and Medical books are published by CRC Press.

De Gruyter eBooks free access to 75,000 DRM-free eBooks will be granted through June 30.
To peruse the list of publishers, number of available titles and highlights from each Partner, please click here.

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Please note that access to content from the University of California Press, University of Chicago Press and Yale University Press will be delayed until the end of April/early May due to our platform upgrade. Access will automatically be granted once this content is available, at which point you will be notified.

TalTech Library information services: info@lib.ttu.ee
 

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