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EDP Sciences, Édition Diffusion Presse Sciences, is a scientific publisher of journals in both French and English. These include Astronomy & Astrophysics, Movement & Sport Sciences, and Mechanics & Industry. For more information see their website.

There are up to 30 one-year journal accounts available to Wikipedians through this partnership.

RequirementsEdit

  • You have your preferences enabled to receive email messages on English Wikipedia or on your home wiki linked from your application; (see Special:Preferences)
  • You have an account that is a minimum of 6 months old
  • You have a minimum of 500 edits to the encyclopedia
  • You do not already have access to this resource through another library or institution
  • You have made at least 10 edits to Wikimedia projects in the last month
  • You are not currently blocked from editing Wikipedia

If you don't quite meet the experience requirements but think you would still be a strong candidate for access, feel free to apply and you may be considered

ExpectationsEdit

Approved editors may

  • Search, view, retrieve, and display portions of restricted content;
  • Electronically save portions of restricted content;
  • Print out single copies of portions of restricted content;

Approved editors will not

  • Share their account logins or passwords with others, or sell their access to other parties
  • Mass scrape or mass download EDP Sciences content
  • Systematically make printed or electronic copies of multiple extracts of restricted content available for any purpose.
  • Datamine metadata without permission, in order, for instance, to use metadata for auto-created stub articles.
  • Violate any terms and conditions which appear on the particular pages of the EDP Sciences website they are accessing.

Private and confidential information

  • By applying to the Program, you understand and agree that your name and email address may be shared with representatives of the Wikimedia Foundation, The Wikipedia Library, and EDP Sciences. Wikipedia Library organizers contracted under the Wikimedia Foundation will abide by the Wikimedia Foundation privacy policy and associated confidentiality agreements. Volunteer representatives of the Wikipedia Library are neither employees nor contractors of the Wikimedia Foundation (or EDP Sciences), but they have signed confidentiality agreements with the Wikimedia Foundation with regards to the personal information they may handle for the Wikipedia Library.

CitationEdit

  • Editors should always provide original citation information in addition to linking to EDP Sciences resources, per WP:V and WP:SAYWHEREYOUGOTIT.
  • Editors should not provide bare links to restricted EDP Sciences pages
  • Note (subscription required) in the citation, where appropriate
  • Respect the copyright of EDP Sciences, in accordance with Wikipedia's copyright policy and their terms of use
  • Cite resources in line with the citation examples provided below or with the examples provided by EDP Sciences
Note that citation styles vary by article; editors can use the style most appropriate to the articles they are working with so long as the citations are complete.

Example

{{cite journal|last1=Martinez|first1=P.|last2=Janin-Potiron|first2=P.|title=Laser-guide-stars used for cophasing broad capture ranges|journal=Astronomy & Astrophysics|date=29 August 2016|volume=593|pages=L1|doi=10.1051/0004-6361/201629026}}{{subscription required|via=EDP Sciences}}
  • Martinez, P.; Janin-Potiron, P. (29 August 2016). "Laser-guide-stars used for cophasing broad capture ranges". Astronomy & Astrophysics. 593: L1. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201629026.  – via EDP Sciences (subscription required)

Further participationEdit

You can help The Wikipedia Library share this partnership:

  • Add {{Wikipedia:EDP Sciences/Userbox}} to your user boxes. This helps us share our project with other experienced users.
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