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Maastricht University provides a new, secure service that connects DataHub with DataverseNL

Researchers using the DataHub storage services now have the opportunity to make a dataset openly available via DataverseNL. From now on you can copy (parts of) a dataset from DataHub to DataverseNL with just one push of a button ... Read More
Will you be the winner of the Dutch Data Prize 2020?

Will you be the winner of the Dutch Data Prize 2020?

Have you made research data accessible for re-use? Or do you know someone who has? Go to to nominate yourself, another researcher or a research group for the Dutch Data Prize 2020! Deadline June 1st ... Read More
Pure UM renewed

Pure & Research Publications portal completely renewed

We are happy to announce that Maastricht University and MUMC+ have a completely new Pure. Pure and associated services, such as the Research Publications portal, have been back in operation since Monday 17 February ... Read More
VSNU Elsevier Deal 2020

Elsevier journals 100% open access: Dutch research institutions and Elsevier reach framework agreement

The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), The Netherlands Federation of University Medical Centres (NFU), The Dutch Research Council (NWO) and information and analytics business Elsevier have reached a framework agreement ... Read More
Open Access - Recommended Reads

How flipping a journal became about more than just Open Access

In January 2019, the entire editorial board of Elsevier’s Journal of Informetrics (JOI) resigned to start Quantitative Science Studies (QSS). They wanted a journal with the same scope and same scientific standards, but society-owned, open access and open citations ... Read More
Rianne Letschert signs DORA for Maastricht University

An important step on the road to Open Science at UM

Rianne Letschert signed DORA on behalf of Maastricht University last Friday during the UM Open Science Event. Find out more about DORA and Open Science at UM. And read about the exciting OS related projects that were presented by UM scholars during the event ... Read More
De wijde wereld van het recht duiden met algoritmes

De wijde wereld van het recht duiden met algoritmes

De pilot Web of Laws ontwikkelt tools die snel de relevante uitspraken filtert voor juristen. Met FAIR datagebruik en open science als belangrijke ankerpunten ... Read More
Analysing the wide world of law with algorithms

Analysing the wide world of law with algorithms

The pilot project Web of Laws is working to develop tools that quickly filter the relevant rulings for lawyers with FAIR data use and open science as important anchors ... Read More
UM Open Science event 2019

UM Open Science event 2019

On Friday 25 October the 2019 UM Open Science event took place. Rianne Letschert started the event with the official signage of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) ... Read More
“Anonymized” data is not confidential

“Anonymized” data is not confidential

It’s almost as anonymous as your fingerprint, actually, Mind Matters News, 20 August ... Read More
Come learn with us!

Come learn with us!

Post about a MOOC on Delivering Research Data Management Services, Sarah Jones. Open Working, 18 September ... Read More
Royal Society of Chemistry

Journals of the Royal Society of Chemistry available again

Maastricht University and MUMC+ students and staff can access the articles of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) journals again. The current subscription runs until 2021 ... Read More
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Elsevier has considerably expanded the number of journals in which open access can be published for free

Elsevier has expanded the number of journal titles in which researchers from Maastricht University and MUMC + can publish open access ‘for free’ to 1650 hybrid titles. Researchers can now also publish in 250 open access journals without paying APC ... Read More
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A NARCIS milestone: more than 700,000 academic open access publications registered

The Dutch scholarly publications portal NARCIS now presents more than 700,000 open access publications by Dutch academics. Maastricht University counts for 15,228 open access publications ... Read More
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Reading and publishing agreement with Elsevier extended until 2020

In late 2018, when the ‘current’ contract with Elsevier ended, VSNU and Elsevier agreed to continue the talks on a new contract while the existing agreements were maintained. Now the current contract will be extended for an additional six months to allow more time for the negotiations ... Read More
Henk van den Hoogen & Micah Vandegrift

Micah Vandegrift – a Fullbright in Maastricht

Micah Vandergrift visited Maastricht University Library as a Fulbright-Schuman innovation fellow and stayed with us for 5 months between October 2018 and February 2019 ... Read More
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Dutch universities and Karger renew open access agreement

Researchers of Maastricht University and Maastricht University Medical Centre can publish without any extra costs (APC) in more than 100 peer-reviewed Karger journals, both fully OA and hybrid ... Read More
Similarity Check Service: prevent sloppy referencing or plagiarism

Similarity Check Service: prevent sloppy referencing or plagiarism

This week we launched a new service for researchers: the Similarity Check Service ... Read More
"A love letter to your future self": What scientists need to know about FAIR data

“A love letter to your future self”: What scientists need to know about FAIR data

Following these guiding principles for sharing data can help researchers get ahead. Source: ... Read More

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