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The Maastricht University (UM) Library aims to be an inspiring partner in research and education within the UM community, including the Brightlands campuses, azM/MUMC+, UM contract partners and regional and Euregional education partners. Our professional staff focusses on new types and forms of knowledge resources. We invest in state-of-the-art learning, research and meeting environments, both on campus and online (24/7 accessible with your UM account).

Latest news

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Celebrating World Poetry Day: A Timeless Art Form

Poetry should be celebrated every day because it allows one to see the world through different eyes. That's the sentiment ... Read More
News - DOA in the Netherlands - Maastricht University

Embracing Diamond Open Access – a national project

Diamond Open Access (DOA) is a community-driven scholarly communication model that prioritises immediate access to research while upholding author rights ... Read More
News - ORCID Pure sync - Maastricht University

ORCID update – (Re-)Authenticate your ORCID iD in our research information system Pure

In the newest release of Pure, there were several updates to Pure’s integration with ORCID. If you created a connection ... Read More

Upcoming events

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Science Communication – UM General PhD Trainings

12 April 2024
In this interactive session, we will discuss the importance of impact and science communication. Furthermore, we will briefly go over ... Read More
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Open Science – UM General PhD Trainings

12 April 2024
In this interactive session, we will discuss the concepts of open science and open access, and you will learn more ... Read More
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Introduction to Data Management Plans

15 April 2024
During this workshop, we will explain more about what research data management involves, good data management practices, advantages of good ... Read More