Welcome to this first edition of the Library+ Research update

The Library+ Research update is a special edition of the Library Weekly, with research-related updates and information about our research support services, like RDM, Open Access Publishing, Impact, and Funders requirements. 

You receive this first edition because you are already a relation of our Research Support team. If you don't want to receive further editions, or if you would like to subscribe to other editions of the Library Update, follow the link to your personal settings at the bottom of this newsletter.  

As always, we love to hear your feedback. On this newsletter (use reply), but also on the individual updates. At the bottom of every article, you can reply or start a discussion.

Henk van den Hoogen
Programme Manager Research Support at the University Library

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Library+ Research support

As a researcher, you are probably confronted with (timeconsuming) research related issues.

Every day, a team of University Library specialists is present to facilitate your work. The services we offer are clustered along 3 research stages and presented in our Library+ Researcher portal. 

Starting research

Supporting services and information when writing a new research proposal and/or searching for scholarly information or research data.

Collecting & Analysing (doing research)

Support when searching for scientific information or research data and/or wanting to share and/or store information with colleagues in a secure way.

Writing & Publishing (the outcome of research)  

Services that will help you improve your research impact and visibility.

Visit our Library+ Researcher portal for a complete overview. You might want to add this portal to your favorites/bookmarks. 

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Our first selection of research related library news

  

Secure storage and sharing of research data

Secure storage and sharing of research data

We realise how important it is for you to manage your research data in an integer and secure way. Therefore, we offer a palette of services and now works on another facility for storing (locally) and sharing research data.

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open access

Free access to journals Electrochemical Society during the Open Access Week

Especially of interest to UM biochemists: to promote Open Access Week 2016, from 24 - 30 October, Electrochemical Society (ECS) is taking down the paywall to the ECS Digital Library.

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open access

Check here the list of Open Access journals without APCs

It is good to know that there is a useful current overview of 4,500 journal titles with a nationwide Open Access discount.

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open access

Wolters Kluwer contract renewed without Open Access

Update on Wolters Kluwer negotiations to secure Open Access to academic publications by law scholars affiliated with universities in the Netherlands.

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open access

Publishing in Open Access without paying a fee

Everyone should be able to read and reuse the results of publically funded academic research online: this is the ideal pursued by the Open Access movement. UM shares this ideal and signed an agreement with six publishers.

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PURE the new CRIS

PURE the new CRIS

The new CRIS is easy to use and offers many more facilities. It reduces the administrative burden on our academic staff by harvesting from external sources and ensures that our publication record is accurate, complete and publically visible.

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Language Centre courses for PhD candidates

Language Centre courses for PhD candidates

Especially for PHD candidates the UM Language Centre offers courses to brush up your presentation skills and to build confidence in your academic writing and improve your written projects.

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Library Workshops and Courses

Library Workshops and Courses

The UM Library offers you many workshops, some of which are especially tailored to beginning PhD candidates and research Masters. Most workshops are face-to-face. To accommodate external PhD candidates, two library sessions are already offered as remote live Q&A session as well.

Keep reading...

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