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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.


EndNote X8 has arrived!

On 15 May EndNote X7.5 has been upgraded to EndNote X8.0.1 on all Student Desktop computers. EndNote X8.0.1 promises a new and fresh look and faster functionalities.


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!


Library hours on Liberation Day

On Friday 5 May you are welcome to study in the Inner City Library and the Tapijn and University Sports Centre (USC) Learning Spaces


Library hours around King’s Day

On King’s Day, Thursday 27 April and (bridging day) Friday 28 April you are welcome to study in the University Library. However, please note, not all locations are open.


Looking back on Spoken Word 2017

Following the overwhelming success of its 2016 edition, during ‘Spoken Word 2017’ seven enthusiastic participants gave a dazzling performance. This event was inspired by the Maastricht University Special Collections.


Library hours during Easter

Want to study during the upcoming Easter weekend? You are welcome in four library locations between Friday 14 April (Good Friday) and Monday 17 April (Easter Monday). Here is an overview of our opening hours.


8 April: LibSearch maintenance

On Saturday 8 April LibSearch maintenance is scheduled from 07.00 – 12.00. You can search in LibSearch during the maintenance, but a few things will not work.

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Open Library of Humanities revisited

UM has joined the Open Library of Humanities. FASoS researchers may benefit from this partnership. You can choose to publish in one of the peer-reviewed journals of this OA publisher.

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