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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.

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Stuur veilig én snel grote bestanden via SURFfilesender

Met deze down- en uploaddienst kun je snel, veilig en gemakkelijk grote bestanden versturen en ontvangen. Daarnaast bepaal je zelf wie toegang heeft tot je waardevolle bestanden.

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Send large files securely and quickly using SURFfilesender

This file transfer service allows you to send and receive large files quickly, securely and easily. In addition, you decide who has access to your valuable files.

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Open Up to Open Access: we introduce ten UM key proponents

Meet UM’s Open Access key proponents: as of today, you will find their posters and images on screens all over Maastricht University. These colleagues give you their personal statements on Open Access.

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100% Open Access agreement with Cambridge University Press

The agreement between CUP and the universities in the Netherlands is the first of its kind, as never before a publisher is guaranteeing researchers the right to publish their articles OA directly via the gold route.


Reminder: Video in education event

Are you interested in the use of video in your education at UM? Would you like to hear about experiences of other teachers? Curious about the new VideUM portal? Come to our event. There are still places available.


Reminder: No access to recent Oxford University Press journal articles

As of 1 June, you 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.


New UM portal for video in your education

Members of UM teaching staff, who would like to use video in their education, now have a one stop portal for video recording, uploading and sharing: VideUM. This portal provides information on video production, didactics, copyright, and good practices.


Sharing good practices: video in education

As a UM staff member interested in video education, you are invited to join an event on the use of video from a didactical perspective on Wednesday 14 June.


Inner City Library will open 30 minutes earlier on four weekends

With the exams approaching an experiment will be held in the Inner City Library. All weekends in the coming XXL period (from 20 May till 14 June) you will be able to start studying at 08.00 o’clock in the morning. The pilot will start this Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May.

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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!


Groot digitaliseringsproject na-oorlogse kranten [Dutch]

De Koninkijke Bibliotheek en de Persgroep gaan de komende jaren belangrijke na-oorlogse landelijke en regionale kranten online beschikbaar maken in database Delpher. Vrij voor privégebruik.


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.

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