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Are you the perfect marketing assistant for the library?

Are you creative and committed: we might have a job for you! We are looking for a student who is going to assist us in our daily communication with students and help us to make a success of our Facebook and other Social Media activities.


Wanted: new owners for academic books

A large book fair will be held on Saturday 17 November from 10.00 to 16.00 in the entrance of the University Library at Grote Looierstraat 17 in Maastricht. All fair proceeds go directly to the Maastricht Academic Heritage Fund. If you buy one or more sets of postcards of Pierre Kemp’s 1931 choreographic fantasies, we’ll […]

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Open Access: pretty unstoppable now

Open Access publishing currently grows at a rate of 1% per year. About 17% of 1.66 million articles indexed by Elsevier’s Scopus is now published in OA. The message to publishers is clear: move fast or perish.

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Green IT: Less stress and saving the planet?

We try to save as much energy as possible and on the other hand give as much students as possible a computer study place. Therefore unattended computer workstations in both library locations automatically log off after 30 minutes.

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Netherlands collaborating closely in Open Access Week 2012

In the week from 22 to 26 October, the Netherlands will be bringing the benefits of Open Access to the attention of higher education and research institutions. Seminars, workshops, lectures and film clips will encourage the institutions to focus on Open Access to research results.

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Keep your laptop safe: VirtuaLock®

Unfortunately, laptop theft is a problem at Maastricht University. Do you want to prevent your laptop from being stolen and lose your important data?

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EdL@B: No success without experimenting

Last Friday – 21 September – the official opening of the EdL@B took place during a lively Service Science Café meeting. On this occasion ScienceGuide published a news item.

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The EdL@B: an exciting environment for educational innovation

EdL@B and the Service Science Factory welcome you on Friday 21 September for the official opening of the Educational Lab, in short EdL@B, and for exciting Service Science workshops. Get to know all kinds of possibilities around the EdL@B and meet its founders. Teachers, educators, students and entrepreneurs: Find out how you can start an […]

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First contact with the library

As a new student at Maastricht University you are cordially invited to the University Library. The library is not just a well-equipped study environment but also an attractive meeting place for students. As a student, you will have access to the library buildings as well as the eLibrary, where all our electronic journals, books and […]

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EleUM has an app!

If you have a mobile device, you can now use it to check announcements, grades and assignments anywhere, anytime.

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New: a single search box for Library Search

The University Library offers a new Google-like search engine to help you find books, journals, articles and UM publications. Searching is effective, fast and simple since you will search a major part of the electronic and physical library content in one go.

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New Student Desktop 2.0 is here!

Better performance, more functionality. The new student desktop works with ‘Athena’, offering Windows 7, Internet Explorer 9 and Microsoft Office 2010.

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