If your are organizing a conference ath ETH Zurich, you can publish the conference output (proceedings, individual papers, posters or presentations) in the Research Collection, no matter whether the authors are members of ETH Zurich or not.
Examples of conference contributions
- Proceedings with individual papers linked as related publications (with cover and table of contents)
- Proceedings with individual papers linked as related publicatins (without cover)
- Book of Abstracts (all in one PDF)
- Presentation (slides)
If you are a conference organiser, please consider the following points before starting to upload conference output.
Research articles should be published as PDF-Files. We recommend using PDF/A. Instructions for Creating PDF files can be found here: Creating PDF Files Avoid special characters in names of files and folders. These characters hamper compatibility because they lead to undesired effects depending on the operating system
File formats for publications
Research articles should be published as PDF-Files. We recommend using PDF/A. Instructions for Creating PDF files can be found here: Creating PDF Files
Avoid special characters in names of files and folders. These characters hamper compatibility because they lead to undesired effects depending on the operating system
Authors' declaration of consent
It is the responsibility of the conference organisers to obtain the consent of the authors and other potential contributors for publishing their works in the Research Collection. As soon as you have gotten the consent of all authors, please send an according confirmation email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Authorizing a person to upload the works
Since the Research Collection's upload process is only accessible to ETH members, we recommend that an ETH staff member uploads the conference contributions on behalf of the authors. Please confirm to us via email that the resp. person is authorized to upload the contributions.
Confirmation mail template
You can use the template below to confirm both points mentioned above.
I have received confirmation that the authors and/or their company/institution, hold copyright on all the original material included in their paper or that they have obtained permission from the copyright holder of any third-party materials, to use and publish their material.
In addition, I authorize "name" to upload the conference contributions on behalf of the conference organizers resp. the authors.
For and on behalf of “name of the conference”
Name(s) & title/function
Contributions from Non-ETH-members will be marked as "Non-ETH-Publications", e.g. they will be tagged with «no» in the field «ETH Bibliography».
These should preferably be published on the ETH video portal, see Conference videos for more information.