The Fake News Series #4: We’ve been hearing the term for over a year in the media and it seems there’s already a consensus about the concept: it’s a problem and it has to be fought. But how real is the phenomena of fake news really?
The Fake News Series #1: What is fake news? This week it’s the international Open Education Week. UM Library will therefore focus on fake news and how you can educate yourself on the phenomena.
As of this year, the Open University acquired a new database called Orbis. Orbis contains comprehensive worldwide information (including financial as well as ownership) on companies from small to very large.
Two UM Library colleagues visited and participated in a number of fascinating events, seminars and conferences. The topics were diverse: from innovation in education and information literacy to fake news and misinformation.
Effective 1 January 2018 UM Library terminates its license subscription to Datastream.
OU-library update: new tools and journals
The Paris Legal Publishers collection, the NDFR (Nederlandse Documentatie Fiscaal Recht) collection, and the upgraded OpMaat Premium Plus will be added to the database collection of the OU.
On 15 May EndNote X7.5 has been upgraded to EndNote X8.0.1 on all Student Desktop computers. EndNote X8.0.1 promises a new and fresh look and faster functionalities.
WRDS has documented serious problems in the last few data updates of Thomson Reuters Ownership data, commonly known as the Thomson SP data feeds.