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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!


Can YOU think out of the BOOKS?

Maastricht University Library vacancy for 1 promo teamer Special Collections per 11 September for 0,1 fte. Can you help us take a proactive approach to bringing our Special Collections into the limelight?


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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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 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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