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A&HCI – Arts & Humanities Citation Index (via the Web of Science)

Arts & Humanities Citation Index is a multidisciplinary index and fully indexes over 1,700 arts and humanities journals, as well as selected items from over 250 scientific and social sciences journals – 1988 to present.

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Academia | New

Academia is a database of the Dutch Institute of Sound and Vision. It licenses free online access to the Academia streaming audio and video content. The resources are selected from archives of the Dutch Institute of Sound and Vision.

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BNTL – Bibliografie van de Nederlandse Taal- en Literatuurwetenschap

BNTL verwijst naar publicaties over Nederlandse taal (inclusief haar regionale vormen) en Nederlandse letterkunde.

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Cambridge Books Online

Cambridge Books Online offers access to e-books from Cambridge University Press covering subjects from all disciplines across science, technology and medicine, as well as humanities and social sciences.

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Cambridge Journals

Cambridge Journals provides access to electronic journals of Cambridge University Press. The full text of over 260 peer-reviewed academic journals is available. The collection is multidisciplinary.

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DawsonEra

The DawsonEra reading portal provides access to the full text in PDF-format of more than 750 e-books. This selection is continually growing and it covers all disciplines of the UM.

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De Gruyter Open

De Gruyter Open is a platform that offers open access to electronic journals covering a great variety of subjects.

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Delpher

Miljoenen gedigitaliseerde teksten uit Nederlandse kranten, boeken en tijdschriften, uit de collecties van diverse wetenschappelijke instellingen, bibliotheken en erfgoedinstellingen. Ze worden via één zoekingang aangeboden en zijn op woordbasis doorzoekbaar.

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DOAJ – Directory of Open Access Journals

A directory containing information (and direct links to the full text) about more than 4,000 open access journals.

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Early Dutch Books Online

This e-book database gives full-text access to more than 2 million pages in 10,000 books from the Dutch-speaking region from the period 1781-1800.

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Europa World of Learning, The

Europa World of Learning is a directory to all institutions in Higher Education in the world (not restricted to Europe): names of institutions, addresses and managing personnel can be found.

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Europeana newspapers

Europeana is an internet portal that acts as an interface to millions of books, paintings, films, museum objects and archival records that have been digitised throughout Europe. Europeana newspapers – as part of it – aggregates 18 million historic newspaper pages for Europeana and The European Library.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

The sources that Gale Virtual Reference Library offers in e-book format include multi-volume encyclopedias, business plan handbooks, company history compilations and specialized reference sources. Subjects covered include business and industries.

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GLIN – Grey Literature in the Netherlands

GLIN contains bibliographical data of government publications and publications of universities and other scientific institutions and of theses, published in The Netherlands.

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Google Scholar / Google Wetenschap

Google Scholar is a search engine. It provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.

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HinT – History in Titles

Bibliography about western-european history (from ca. 1500 onward), philosophy and theory of history and historiography. Refers to ca. 40,000 titles from books and articles.

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Huygens ING’s Resources | New

The Huygens Institute for Netherlands History (ING) focuses on Digital Humanities, History, History of Science, and Textual Scholarship. Its database covers many categories and items. For more information on these sources, data and tools it is recommended to use the main entry: Resources.

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JSTOR

Jstor is an archive of top academic journals and e-books. Available collections: Business and Economics, Mathematics and Statistics, Life Sciences and Arts and Sciences. It only offers back issues.

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NARCIS – National Academic Research and Collaborations Information System

Narcis is the national Dutch portal for anyone looking for information about researchers and their work.

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News(papers) International (Lexis Nexis)

LexisNexis provides access to an archive of articles of foreign newspapers.

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Newspapers Dutch (Lexis Nexis)

Via LexisNexis hebt u toegang tot het archief van de ‘Landelijke Dagbladen’: NRC Handelsblad, Trouw, Het Algemeen Dagblad, De Volkskrant en Het Parool.

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OAPEN – Open Access Publishing in European Networks

OAPEN is an initiative in Open Access publishing for peer reviewed academic books in the humanities and social sciences.

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Oxford Journals

Oxford Journals provide access to electronic journals published by Oxford University Press. Fields of science: life sciences, mathematics and physical sciences, medicine, social sciences, humanities and law.

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Oxford Reference Online (Premium Collection)

The Premium collection brings together more than 300 language and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. These books can be searched simultaneously or by individual book title.

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Palgrave Connect

Palgrave Connect offers an ebook collection mainly in the Humanities, the Social Sciences and Economics/Business.

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Patents

Patent databases

A lot of patent data is freely available on the internet. A selection of commonly used patent databases are listed in this section.

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Philpapers – Online research in Philosophy

PhilPapers is a comprehensive directory of online philosophical articles and books by academic philosophers.

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Project Muse

Full-text periodicals; humanities and social sciences

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PsycBOOKS (EBSCO)

PsycBOOKS from the American Psychological Association (APA), includes over 38,000 chapters in PDF from over 2,500 books, published by APA and other distinguished publishers.

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PsycINFO (EBSCO)

PsycINFO contains over 4 million citations and abstracts of peer reviewed articles, book chapters and dissertations selected from more than 2,400 periodicals in 30 languages dedicated to behavioral science and mental health.

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SAGE Journals Online

SAGE includes 733 journals spanning the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine, and more than 300 are published on behalf of learned societies and institutions.

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SCI – Science Citation Index Expanded (via the Web of Science)

The Science Citation Index is a multidisciplinary index and fully indexes over 8,500 major journals across 150 disciplines – 1988 to present.

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ScienceDirect (Elsevier)

ScienceDirect provides access to the scientific, technical and medical journals of Elsevier and participating publishers.

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SocINDEX (EBSCO)

SocINDEX is a sociology research database.

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SpringerLink

Providing researchers with access to millions of scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works.

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SpringerLink – Nederlandstalige e-books en e-journals

Dit is een directe link naar de Nederlandstalige e-books en e-journals van de uitgever Bohn Stafleu van Loghum (BSL) op de website van Springer.

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Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP)

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP) is a freely-accessible online encyclopedia covering all areas of philosophy.

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StatLine (CBS)

Statline is the electronic database of the CBS (Dutch Central Statistics Office).

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Taylor & Francis Online

Via this site you have access to more than 1,340 peer reviewed e-journals published by Taylor & Francis, Routledge and Psychology Press. This multidisciplinary collection of journals covers all academic disciplines with the exception of pharmaceutical, life science and clinical e-journals which are hosted by ‘Informa Healthcare’.

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UM Master Theses

UM Master Theses gives an overview of (a selection of) master theses, in electronic version, written by Maastricht University students.

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Web of Science (WoS)

The Web of Science is the integrated version of the citation indexes Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) en Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE).

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World Higher Education Database

The World Higher Education Database Online brings together information on 14,000 institutions offering at least a post-graduate degree or a four year professional diploma in more than 180 countries.

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WorldCat

WorldCat is a huge master catalogue containing citations for library materials held by more than 10,000 libraries, including the UM Catalogue.

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