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Five ways to increase the visibility of your research

By making your research more visible you could potentially open up future collaboration, job and publication opportunities, increase citations to your work and increase the number of people finding, reading and building on your work ... Keep reading
Looking back on OA seminar Publish with impact

Looking back on OA seminar Publish with impact

On Tuesday 24 October around 45 UM researchers participated in the University Library’s seminar ‘Publish with impact’ to celebrate the International Open Access Week 2017. Watch the video and presentations here ... Keep reading
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ResearchGate taken to court

Global publishing companies, e.g. Elsevier, Wiley and Brill, take ResearchGate to court over scientific article sharing. The grounds are that this website in their opinion violates copyright. ... Keep reading
Recently the Library Committee has expanded the OU humanities collections

Recently the Library Committee has expanded the OU humanities collections

The Library Committee has subscribed to Project Muse’s Humanities Collection and has made available a couple of additional Jstor collections ... Keep reading
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Open Up to Open Access: we introduce ten UM key proponents

Meet UM’s Open Access key proponents: as of today, you will find their posters and images on screens all over Maastricht University. These colleagues give you their personal statements on Open Access ... Keep reading
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100% Open Access agreement with Cambridge University Press

The agreement between CUP and the universities in the Netherlands is the first of its kind, as never before a publisher is guaranteeing researchers the right to publish their articles OA directly via the gold route. ... Keep reading
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Open Library of Humanities revisited

UM has joined the Open Library of Humanities. FASoS researchers may benefit from this partnership. You can choose to publish in one of the peer-reviewed journals of this OA publisher. ... Keep reading
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Open Access versus traditional journals

Many researchers struggle with the decision whether to publish in an Open Access journal versus a traditional (and perhaps more well-established) journal. Four main factors to consider when making this decision are visibility, cost, prestige, and speed ... Keep reading
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Free Open Access with Sage

As of now publishing in almost 800 Sage journals is free of charge for you as an UM author: you don’t need to pay an article processing charge (APC) anymore to get your article published Open Access. ... Keep reading
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Creative Commons licenses for authors

Open publishing means more gray areas with usage and licensing. Sufficient reason to explain these licenses which offer an easy and increasingly common way for you to manifest your consent to Open Access ... Keep reading
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Open Access with Sage

Dutch universities and publisher Sage are moving significantly towards Open Access. It has been agreed that for 2017 to the end of 2019, academics working at Dutch research institutions will be able to publish with Open Access in 97% of Sage’s journals ... Keep reading
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Five myths about Open Access debunked

Open Access (OA) is gaining ground in the realm of scholarly publication, but there are many misunderstandings about the meaning of OA. ... Keep reading
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Keep control over your scholarship

How to watch out for predatory journals in the Open Access world ... Keep reading
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Major advance in Open Access with Sage

Dutch universities and publisher Sage are moving significantly towards Open Access. It has been agreed that for 2017 to the end of 2019, academics working at Dutch research institutions will be able to publish with Open Access in 97% of Sage’s journals ... Keep reading
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List of OA journals without APCs expanded

SURFmarket expanded the list of last October by adding almost 3,000 Open Access journal titles. ... Keep reading
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Open Culture: high-quality media for the academic community

Open Culture seeks to provide the best free cultural and educational media. It is a useful information portal from which UM researchers and students can locate existing free online content pertaining to a variety of subject areas ... Keep reading
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Open Access titles at Elsevier rising

The number of Elsevier journals, in which you as a corresponding author can publish your articles without costs, increases from 140 to 276. ... Keep reading
Subscription to Project Muse Current Collection

Subscription to Project Muse Current Collection

The University Library has subscribed to Project Muse Current Collection. This specific collection comprises 352 journal titles of non-profit publishers, in humanities and social sciences ... Keep reading
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Elsevier stimulates Open Access

Has your article recently been published with Elsevier without choosing free Open Access? This month, Elsevier is giving authors the opportunity to change their articles to free Open Access ... Keep reading
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Six steps towards funding for Open Access

An Open Access funding guide for researchers is useful for tapping into financial support for paid Open Access ... Keep reading
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