The number of scholarly and scientific open access journals is growing with more than a thousand a year. How to ensure the quality of these journals and at the same time give these new journals a fair chance?
Peer Point: your emergency line for any difficulties you encounter while doing research for an assignment, a paper or your thesis.
The news about more stringent security measures and the video posted by the Library a few days ago are part of a practical joke by the Maastricht University’s Language Centre.
We are developing a new student desktop. Use your voice and take the time to fill in the questionnaire.
Hooligan filmed by accident. More stringent security measures will be implemented at the Inner City Library as of 2 April.
Feel free to browse around in both University Library locations. We also organised a couple of activities that are specifically intended for the parents. You are welcome between 10.00–16.00
It is the perfect resource for busy medical students, physicians and clinical researchers who want to catch up with the medical literature from 2011.
In addition to a Library Wall news bulletin on 16 February, there is more detailed information on discount on author fees when publishing in Open Access in Sage journals and Springer Open Choice.
What if you only had one account for accessing all of the information resources you needed anywhere in Europe? This is the question we want you to help us to answer!
This is your chance to shine. If you have any interest in trying out to star in front of the camera for the commercial for the Randwyck Library.
The possibilities to make use of e-learning tools within education are increasing while you read this. To find out what possibilities add something to the education at UM and be able to share experiences with teachers and educational researchers, the library founded a task force e-learning.
We are happy to be able to offer a quite dynamic presentation from the Language Centre about how they make use of wikis and blogs within their courses.
Uitgever Elsevier, die onder vuur kwam omdat wetenschappers haar tijdschriften te duur vinden, zegt dat zij niet te veel vraagt voor de informatie.
To support researchers in storing and sharing research data, in 2011 the CARDS project has been executed under auspices of Surffoundation. The project worked in two directions:(1)professionalization of the support staff and(2)executing the wishes of researchers for storing and sharing research data through seven pilots in five institutions in higher education in the Netherlands.
The action follows a scholarly and scientific boycott of Elsevier, by the launch of the campaign “The Cost of Knowledge“ where an increasing number of researchers take a stand.
The Maastricht University Library started a trial with a package of 120 medical e-textbooks. We would like FHML students and teachers to use the e-books and let us know their experiences.