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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.


Check out HeinOnline’s new Knowledge Base

HeinOnline’s Knowledge Base is an excellent help and guidance tool, providing searchable and browsable assistance on all aspects of search, access, export, and personalization in the HeinOnline interface.

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Open Access versus traditional journals

Many researchers struggle with the decision whether to publish in an Open Access journal versus a traditional (and perhaps more well-established) journal. Four main factors to consider when making this decision are visibility, cost, prestige, and speed.

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Free Open Access with Sage

As of now publishing in almost 800 Sage journals is free of charge for you as an UM author: you don’t need to pay an article processing charge (APC) anymore to get your article published Open Access.

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