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UM Library wins second prize in Battle of Concepts

UM Library wins second prize with the concept of a Brain-UMatch app in the SURFnet battle of concepts on location-based services for education and research.


Do you want to think along with us on improving Libsearch?

UM Library is looking for a UM student to participate in improving our discovery service LibSearch. Can you think out of the box? Then we are looking for you.


More than 160,000 academic e-books extra accessible

Since August, the University Library offers a comprehensive package (more than 160,000) of e-books: the EBSCO Academic e-books subscription. This large selection is multidisciplinary and represents a broad range of academic subjects.

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NWO ends Open Access Incentive Fund as of 1 January 2018

PLEASE NOTE: Until 1 January 2018, researchers will still have the opportunity to submit requests for these funds. Prior financial commitments made to the fund remain valid.


Can YOU think out of the BOOKS?

Maastricht University Library vacancy for 1 promo teamer Special Collections (0,1 fte). Can you help us take a proactive approach to bringing our Special Collections into the limelight?


ClinicalKey: a treasury of medical and clinical information

As of 1 July the University Library, also the medical library of the MUMC+, has access to ClinicalKey. ClinicalKey is a straightforward search engine that facilitates students, researchers and clinicians to search for information in medical/clinical fields.

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Library information for new students

Our dedicated staff is ready to welcome all newly arrived students. For your first library landing we offer you this handy webpage with information about the library locations, facilities and services, our communication channels and contact options.


License interaction tool GoSoapbox renewed

Looking for more interaction in your lectures? Then join the Maastricht Group of Gosoapbox users. GoSoapbox is a solid web-based clicker tool that gives you instant feedback from your students. Sign up now!


Publication on peer feedback and peer assessment

How to arrange peer feedback scenarios? What are obstacles and success indicators? How to guarantee students feel save and can gain from giving and receiving feedback?


Who wants to be a movie maker?

Are you an enthusiastic student with film making and editing qualities? Are you savvy with IT tools for learning? Then the UM Library offers you the opportunity to join the e-learning support team, operating on the interface of education and IT, with special attention for video in education. 

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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.


Video in Education – Looking back on a great event

It was an inspiring afternoon with UM teaching staff presenting their use of Video in education followed by a presentation of the new video support portal VideUM that is supported by the library. The full recording will be made available soon.


Academia: access to streaming audio and video content

UM Library arranged a new UM wide license whereby all UM staff and students have free access to the Academia streaming audio and video content.  

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