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Mindel van de Laar warmly welcomes Open Access


Mindel van de Laar of the UNU-MERIT/Maastricht Graduate School of Governance warmly welcomes Open Access. Read the interview here.



Publications via Open Access available for all general practitioners


Interview with Jean Muris, UM Professor of Family Medicine, on making materials available to GPs via Open Access: a viable solution, both from a cost-cutting and professionalism perspective.



Spotted: new course on patent analytics and statistics


If patent is subject in your research, this CWTS course might be of interest to you. The course is scheduled for 17-18 October at CWTS in Leiden.



Reminder: No access to recent Oxford University Press journal articles


As of 1 June, you probably won’t have access to recent articles published in Oxford University Press (OUP) journals. Fortunately, content prior to 2017 can still be accessed through the regular channels.



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Open up to Open Access


Whether you have just started your research, or are finalising your paper at this moment, publication of your scientific work will cross your mind. Are you still indecisive in which journal to publish? Choose Open Access!



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Open up to Open Access [Dutch]


Of je nu net gestart bent met je onderzoek, of je artikel is zo goed als klaar: je denkt vast al eens vooruit naar het moment van publiceren. Heb je nog geen definitieve keuze gemaakt voor een tijdschrift? Kies voor Open Access!



Alternatives for access to Oxford University Press journal articles


UM Library staff is currently looking for options to guide you in getting access to 2017 journal articles. We can already offer you ten alternative options to look into.



No agreement between VSNU and Oxford University Press


1 May VSNU ceased negotiations with Oxford University Press (OUP) about journal subscriptions. We will keep you informed on developments and alternatives for access to OUP articles here.



Lezing Harry Hillen: Van godshuis naar academisch ziekenhuis [Dutch]


Iedereen is welkom om op maandag 3 april te komen luisteren naar de lezing van Prof. Dr. Harry Hillen, emeritus hoogleraar interne geneeskunde aan de UM. De lezing vindt plaats in Stayokay Maastricht van 20.00 tot 22.00 uur.



Duizend jaar Limburgse letteren in een monumentaal naslagwerk [Dutch]


Het bestuur van het Koninklijk Limburgs Geschied- en Oudheidkundig Genootschap en uitgeverij Vantilt nodigen u graag uit op 16 oktober voor de presentatie van het nieuwe standaardwerk Geschiedenis van de literatuur in Limburg.



Zoekfunctionaliteit Digitale Bibliotheek weer beschikbaar


Wegens een storing is de zoekfunctionaliteit in de Digitale Bibliotheek op dit moment niet beschikbaar.



Two girls on expedition in China: the journey so far


Samantha and Angelica are the two students on an expedition in China following the travelogues of the Jesuits based on Kircher’s China Illustrata, which is part of the UM Special Collections. The journey so far.



Two girls on expedition in China: Following the footsteps of the Jesuits


UM press release: Two enthusiastic students will be travelling through China in August. Their trip is a unique opportunity, guided by one of our treasures from the Special Collections. That is the China Illustrata, a 17th-century collection of travel journals compiled by the Jesuit Athanasius Kircher.



Festival PAS+ and the University Library


Sign up for a library tour during the Festival PAS+ (9 and 10 September). Learn about the origins and history of the Jesuit Library in the inner city location of the University Library. Admission is free, but the number of participants is limited.



UM students: watch out for vanity publishers


There are a number of enterprises that actively approach students with unsolicited offers. They are known as ‘vanity publishers.’ Students are usually asked whether they would like to publish their thesis in print form, with the publisher concerned ultimately aiming to benefit financially from this. These publishers actively approach Maastricht University students.



Lezing door Monique Dickhaut: De bende van De Suisse revisited [Dutch]


Met Jacob Hiegentlich, Mathias Kemp en Alexandre Stols neemt kunsthistoricus Monique Dickhaut u mee terug in de tijd, naar de jaren 1920 toen ‘de bende van De Suisse’ floreerde. Kom op dinsdagavond 16 februari naar het Centre Céramique. De lezing start om 19.30 uur en de toegang is gratis.



Are you an early bird? [poll closed]


Does the exam period causes stress because you can’t find a place in the Inner City Library? At what time would you consider starting?



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Flipping, not Flopping


Why not just convert all your journals to Open Access? The question of whether – and, if so, when and how – to ‘flip’ a traditional, subscription-based journal to open access (OA) is one that comes up time and again.



Lancering project ‘Gedrukt in Maastricht’ tijdens de MABP [Dutch]


Met dit project willen het Centre Céramique, de Universiteitsbibliotheek en het Regionaal Historisch Centrum Limburg door verschillende publieksactiviteiten aandacht besteden aan dit interessante Maastrichtse verleden. Het project gaat officieel van start op 13 maart a.s. tijdens de eerste dag van de Maastricht Antiquarian Book & Print Fair (MABP).



UM takes a new step to a next generation international library management system


Maastricht University (UM) selects OCLC WorldShare Management Services and moves its library management system to the cloud. Tuesday 16 December 2014 a contract has been signed. The new partnership means that the UM becomes the 2nd university in the Netherlands to move to WorldShare Management Services.



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