How readers discover content in scholarly publications

How readers discover content in scholarly publications

The findings of this study can be useful for UM faculty teachers, in teaching students to become more information literate. They can also help UM Library for building library collections and improving the discovery service ... Keep reading
How students engage with news

How students engage with news

In times where topics like disinformation, filter bubble, fake news and misinformation are high on the agenda, it is important to address these in the classroom and in information literacy workshops and assignments. Five takeaways and six recommendations for your students. ... Keep reading
Job opportunity

Job opportunity

Looking for a job in the field of Humanities or Sciences (STEM)? Interested in what that means in working for the library? Than this might be the perfect opportunity. UM Library is looking for two academically skilled professionals. ... Keep reading
How to get the PDF

How to get the PDF

There are tools that can help you find alternative versions of an article (like the author version). Check out the information on our PDF cheat sheet. And feel free to share this with your students ... Keep reading
How do you discover scholarly content in books, videos and journals?

How do you discover scholarly content in books, videos and journals?

Can you spare 9 minutes? We would really appreciate it, if you would fill in this survey. Results will help UM Library to improve or develop our service. ... Keep reading
Information literacy teaching

Information literacy teaching

January 2018 over 700 students attended one or more UM Library workshops. Are you interested in integrating one of our workshops into your curriculum, have a request for another type of classroom activity regarding information literacy? Feel free to contact us ... Keep reading
Keep your data private

Keep your data private

The purpose of Data Privacy Day (28 January) is to raise awareness. UM Library offers you 'Personal Branding Online', a freely available tutorial ... Keep reading
Check out the educational databases

Check out the educational databases

Are you responsible for teaching activities? Looking for info on PBL, teaching methods, independent study, student behaviour, etc. Or addresses and managerial information from institutes around the world? Don't stick to Google: have a look at UM Library's databases. ... Keep reading
Is Generation Z able to search beyond Google?

Is Generation Z able to search beyond Google?

Are UM students information literate? And does this mean that they know the pitfalls and downside of general search engines as opposed to e.g, databases and other academic resources? ... Keep reading
40 sessions, more than  800 participants

40 sessions, more than 800 participants

Not just numbers, but that’s how many workshops the skills & support team of the UM Library delivered and the number of participants in January 2017 ... Keep reading
Peer Point: a service on research and writing

Peer Point: a service on research and writing

Do your students know where to search for information? Do you sometimes feel they need some extra support with their assignments (whether with searching for information or in writing)? Peer Point can help ... Keep reading
Peer Point is hiring!

Peer Point is hiring!

We are looking for a highly motivated master student or 3rd year bachelor student to join the Peer Point team as of September 2016, for max 8 hours a week. The closing date to submit your application is extended to 15 July ... Keep reading
Do you want to help the library to improve LibSearch?

Do you want to help the library to improve LibSearch?

The University Library is looking for a student with an opinion about LibSearch, who can help us improve the library search engine. As a student you know what your peers would like to see different and how they search ... Keep reading
What Tools do Researchers use? Survey on Scholarly Communication

What Tools do Researchers use? Survey on Scholarly Communication

With this survey - lasting until February 2016 - Utrecht University Library wants to collect as many data as possible and to analyze how tool usage varies by field, country and position. Anyone carrying out research (from Master’s students to professors), or supporting research (such as librarians, publishers and funders) can participate ... Keep reading
Discuss library matters with us!

Discuss library matters with us!

The library is always interested in the opinion of students concerning facilities and services offered by the library. So why not join a meeting of the library user group? ... Keep reading
Would you like to express your opinion on library matters?

Would you like to express your opinion on library matters?

The library highly appreciates the input from students and invites you to join one of the Library User Group (LUG) meetings in November. Save the dates in your calender and sign up for the LUG! ... Keep reading
Library instruction videos: to help you get a flying start

Library instruction videos: to help you get a flying start

Having trouble finding the right information or don't know how to borrow books? Short videos show you how to do this ... Keep reading
Are you a perfectionist? Read the latest article on this on our Thesis SupportAll

Are you a perfectionist? Read the latest article on this on our Thesis SupportAll

New item on the Thesis SupportAll about perfectionism ... Keep reading
Library experience and students needs

Library experience and students needs

Come to the User Group Meetings on 15 or 16 April. Take your chance to talk to library management and tell us your opinion about the services and facilities of the library: books, journals, staff, computerfacilities or otherwise ... Keep reading
Are you a frequent user of the library?

Are you a frequent user of the library?

Take your chance and discuss your library experience with library management! ... Keep reading
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