Stefan Jongen: new specialist scientific information for FPN

Stefan Jongen: new specialist scientific information for FPN

Since 21 August Stefan Jongen swells the ranks as the new UM Library specialist for scientific information for the Faculty of Psychology and Neurosciences.  ... 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
Activate your students with FeedbackFruits

Activate your students with FeedbackFruits

You want to actively engage your students in the subject matter after they leave the PBL session? Do you consider using peer feedback scenarios? Start adding FeedbackFruits assignments to your course! ... Keep reading
Rianne Letschert on the use of video in research

Rianne Letschert on the use of video in research

Video can be a powerful tool for education. Prof. Letschert asserts that also researchers can use video to increase the impact of their research. In a short clip she explains how a video boosted her own research efforts on victims of war crime. ... Keep reading
New for UM employees: activate your library account within 10 minutes

New for UM employees: activate your library account within 10 minutes

(New) UM-employee? Want a library account but no time to get to the library? Activate or update your library account on your new UMcard right now, wherever you are. ... Keep reading
Maintain search filters from search to search

Maintain search filters from search to search

From now on LibSearch offers the possibility to preserve your search context by reapplying these filters without manually selecting them for each search in a search session. ... Keep reading
How to save your searches in LibSearch

How to save your searches in LibSearch

You want to save your repetitive research tasks with complex Boolean logic, multiple facets and specific databases to track new publications from an array of disciplines? LibSearch offers you a new service ... Keep reading
UM Library wins second prize in Battle of Concepts

UM Library wins second prize in Battle of Concepts

UM Library wins second prize with the concept of a Brain-UMatch app in the SURFnet battle of concepts on location-based services for education and research ... Keep reading
SURF events and news

SURF events and news

UM Library manages the UM digital learning environment. We want to share our experiences on education and technology in (SURF) events and seminars with you ... Keep reading
ClinicalKey: a treasury of medical and clinical information

ClinicalKey: a treasury of medical and clinical information

As of 1 July the University Library, also the medical library of the MUMC+, has access to ClinicalKey. ClinicalKey is a straightforward search engine that facilitates students, researchers and clinicians to search for information in medical/clinical fields ... Keep reading
License interaction tool GoSoapbox renewed

License interaction tool GoSoapbox renewed

Looking for more interaction in your lectures? Then join the Maastricht Group of Gosoapbox users. GoSoapbox is a solid web-based clicker tool that gives you instant feedback from your students. Sign up now! ... Keep reading
Publication on peer feedback and peer assessment

Publication on peer feedback and peer assessment

How to arrange peer feedback scenarios? What are obstacles and success indicators? How to guarantee students feel save and can gain from giving and receiving feedback? ... Keep reading
Last chance for grant on Open and Online Education

Last chance for grant on Open and Online Education

On 17 July the fourth (and last) call of the incentive scheme for open and online education has been opened for higher education institutes. ... Keep reading
Video in Education – Looking back on a great event

Video in Education – Looking back on a great event

It was an inspiring afternoon with UM teaching staff presenting their use of Video in education followed by a presentation of the new video support portal VideUM that is supported by the library. The full recording will be made available soon ... Keep reading
Academia: access to streaming audio and video content

Academia: access to streaming audio and video content

UM Library arranged a new UM wide license whereby all UM staff and students have free access to the Academia streaming audio and video content.   ... Keep reading
Reminder: Video in education event

Reminder: Video in education event

Are you interested in the use of video in your education at UM? Would you like to hear about experiences of other teachers? Curious about the new VideUM portal? Come to our event. There are still places available. ... Keep reading
How to preserve content in the digital world?

How to preserve content in the digital world?

Are e-journals no longer available via the publisher or any other source? Portico might be your solution! ... Keep reading
New UM portal for video in your education

New UM portal for video in your education

Members of UM teaching staff, who would like to use video in their education, now have a one stop portal for video recording, uploading and sharing: VideUM. This portal provides information on video production, didactics, copyright, and good practices ... Keep reading
Check out HeinOnline's new Knowledge Base

Check out HeinOnline’s new Knowledge Base

HeinOnline's Knowledge Base is an excellent help and guidance tool, providing searchable and browsable assistance on all aspects of search, access, export, and personalization in the HeinOnline interface ... Keep reading
Enjoy the Open Education Week 2017 edition

Enjoy the Open Education Week 2017 edition

In few days a new edition of the Open Education Week will start (27-31 March). Curious what open education can be for you? ... Keep reading
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