New database: Company.info

New database: Company.info

As of this moment, the Open University has access to the database Company.info. Company.info contains information on both profit and non-profit organizations on more than 2 million Dutch companies ... Keep reading
New data retrieval web lecture

New data retrieval web lecture

Looking for data, but you have no idea where to start searching? No need to worry! UM Library created a brand new web lecture on data retrieval ... Keep reading
Fake news is a myth

Fake news is a myth

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? ... Keep reading
Clickbait, hoaxes, and complete bogus

Clickbait, hoaxes, and complete bogus

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. ... Keep reading
New database: Orbis

New database: Orbis

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 ... Keep reading
Librarians on the road

Librarians on the road

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. ... Keep reading
Goodbye Datastream. Hello BoardEx.

Goodbye Datastream. Hello BoardEx.

Effective 1 January 2018 UM Library terminates its license subscription to Datastream ... Keep reading
OU-library update: new tools and journals

OU-library update: new tools and journals

OU-library update: new tools and journals ... Keep reading
New databases for the OU

New databases for the OU

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. ... Keep reading
EndNote X8 has arrived!

EndNote X8 has arrived!

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. ... Keep reading
WRDS reports data quality problems in its Thomson Reuters

WRDS reports data quality problems in its Thomson Reuters

WRDS has documented serious problems in the last few data updates of Thomson Reuters Ownership data, commonly known as the Thomson SP data feeds. ... Keep reading

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