New tool: access publications anywhere with the Library Access browser extension

New tool: access publications anywhere with the Library Access browser extension

The Library Access browser extension makes it simple to access academic articles, journals and databases licensed by UM Library. Add the extension to your browser and you will experience the internet as if you were on campus, wherever you are ... Keep reading
Open Access publishing and copyright

Open Access publishing and copyright

Open Access and a Creative Commons licence go hand in hand. But, do you understand the meaning of such a licence? More about Creative Commons and Copyright support in this article ... Keep reading
Prof. Dr. Rianne Letschert about open access - Open Access Week 2018

Prof. Dr. Rianne Letschert about open access – Open Access Week 2018

Prof. dr. Rianne Letschert: "Scientists not only want to reach scientist but also NGOs or policymakers, for example. That is why it is important that their work is open access available." ... Keep reading
Open Access Week UM

Open Access Week 2018

This week (22-26 October) is International Open Access Week. At Maastricht University, we will pay extra attention to updating the Open Access portal and we will report on current open access issues, such as cOAlitionS, predatory publishers, APC, paywalls, copyright, and ORCID. We are open to your suggestions ... Keep reading
What journal to publish in (3) – Open Access

What journal to publish in (3) – Open Access

This post about Open Access is the third in a short series about selecting the best journal to publish in and some of the options to consider. UM Library supports researchers in this task. Learn more about selecting journals, article processing charges and the journal browser ... Keep reading
What journal to publish in (2) – The Journal Impact Factor

What journal to publish in (2) – The Journal Impact Factor

This post about the Journal Impact Factor (JIF) is the second post in a short series about selecting the best journal to publish in and the way Maastricht University Library supports UM researchers with this task ... Keep reading
New agreement between Oxford University Press and VSNU

New agreement between Oxford University Press and VSNU

The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU) announced a new three-year deal with Oxford University Press (OUP). The deal is covering access to OUP’s journals as well as Open Access to Dutch contributions in 2019 and 2020. Maastricht University takes part in this deal ... Keep reading
What journal to publish in (1) – Selection criteria

What journal to publish in (1) – Selection criteria

In a short series about selecting the best journal to publish in, we will cover some of the options to consider. And the way Maastricht University Library supports UM researchers with this task. This is the first post in the series ... Keep reading
Library Crowd Tracker update

Library Crowd Tracker update

Today we added the new Randwyck Crowd Tracker to our Library Today section in the Online Library. ... Keep reading
Online Library Highlight

Online Library highlight – a renewed databases section

Today we introduced a newly designed Databases section in the Online Library. You’ll notice some changes in the look-and-feel, but the biggest change is related to the way searching and selecting works ... Keep reading
Busy or not…? Check Library Today!

Busy or not…? Check Library Today!

Library Today introduces the Library Crowd Tracker, showing how busy library locations are. In addition, you also find the opening hours of every library location at a glance ... Keep reading
Everywhere you go, always take the library with you…

Everywhere you go, always take the library with you…

No matter what mobile device you use, with BrowZine you take the library with you, wherever you go. Try it yourself and download BrowZine today ... Keep reading
Remote Access

Online Library remote access via SURFconext

As of 15 October the Online Library login will be replaced by a uniform Maastricht University login based on SURFconext technology. SURFconext is a national infrastructure by SURF and provides single sign on when used in combination with other supported services. ... Keep reading
browzine-um-library

Library journals now available on tablet via BrowZine

After a successful trial earlier this year, the Library makes a large part of its journals available to the UM community via the app BrowZine ... Keep reading
website-update

Library website changes today

Today we are going to make a couple of changes to the Library website. Changes will be nocticeable on the Homepage and the Services section. All Library services remain available and we try to minimise inconvenience. Read on for the planned changes ... Keep reading

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