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Elsevier read and publish license extended by 6 months

Maastricht University students and researchers will have continued access to Elsevier articles behind a paywall (subscriptions) and UM researchers can publish their articles open access without extra costs (APC) in almost 400 Elsevier journals for another six months ... Keep reading
Library locations are closed between Christmas and New Year

Library locations are closed between Christmas and New Year

After the exam period we are focusing on the Christmas holidays to come. Please note that all library locations will be closed several days. Here is an overview ... Keep reading
More Open Access publications in LibSearch

More Open Access publications in LibSearch

There is a new functionality in LibSearch, our discovery tool: the Open Access filter. You can now limit your search results to Open Access, including free access e-books and articles ... Keep reading
Blackboard, Canvas, or Brightspace?

Blackboard, Canvas, or Brightspace?

Last week the deadline expired for submitting a quotation to the LMS tender published by Maastricht University. Time to take new steps in the process.  ... Keep reading
Library Vlog #2: Information Literacy Skills

Library Vlog #2: Information Literacy Skills

It is time for the second UM Library vlog item: a short interview with our information specialist Stefan Jongen, to inform you where to find the online modules developed by UM Library, and to show you our latest online module: managing your citations and references ... Keep reading
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Wees alert op malafide websites met BSL e-books

Uitgeverij Bohn Stafleu Van Loghum (BSL) heeft aan de Universiteitsbibliotheek laten weten dat ze hebben ontdekt dat er malafide websites in omloop zijn waarop o.a. wordt gefraudeerd met BSL e-books. Wees alert! ... Keep reading
Vijf jaar Delpher

Vijf jaar Delpher

Delpher bestaat vijf jaar. Het is een website ontwikkeld en beheerd door de Koninklijke Bibliotheek, met gedigitaliseerde historische Nederlandse kranten, boeken, tijdschriften, etc. Inmiddels zijn er ruim 100 miljoen pagina’s verwerkt ... Keep reading
XXL hours in December 2018

XXL hours in December 2018

Update: From Monday 10 - Friday 21 December the Inner City Library opens at 08.00. During the upcoming exam period, we offer UM students ‘XXL’ opening hours until Thursday 20 December. Also check out the informal study places and bookable rooms within UM campus ... Keep reading
New tool: access publications anywhere with the Library Access browser extension

New tool: access publications anywhere with the Library Access browser extension

The Library Access browser extension makes it simple to access academic articles, journals and databases licensed by UM Library. Add the extension to your browser and you will experience the internet as if you were on campus, wherever you are ... Keep reading
Conference recap: ‘Effective learning strategies’

Conference recap: ‘Effective learning strategies’

Blog, containing a brief summary of the conference ‘Which learning strategies work and which do not’ and also an overview of several best practices for UM teachers ... Keep reading
What's the impact of technology on education

What’s the impact of technology on education

Disruptive or not: new technologies have great impact on society and education. At the 2018 Educause Conference in Denver, higher education met with technology industry. ... Keep reading
NEW! Library Vlog #1: Wooclap

NEW! Library Vlog #1: Wooclap

The UM Library has started a new way of communicating with you, the UM community. Follow our brand new vlog series about news on events, information about library services and all trending topics in research and education ... Keep reading
Wooclap Pilot: A new live voting/audience response tool

Wooclap Pilot: A new live voting/audience response tool

The University Library is piloting a new live voting/audience response tool called Wooclap. Therefore, we call for participants to take part in this pilot ... Keep reading
Become a FeedbackFruits user

Become a FeedbackFruits user

You can organise student feedback in EleUM, starting now! Read how … ... Keep reading
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
The value of Student Generated Video

The value of Student Generated Video

Read how student video assignments relate to the core principles of PBL in an article by UM e-learning specialist Ilse Sistermans ... Keep reading
Who wants to be a movie maker?

Who wants to be a movie maker?

UM Library is looking for an enthusiastic (recently graduated) student with filmmaking and editing qualities, savvy with IT tools for learning . We offer you the opportunity to join our Education & Support team, with special attention for video in education ... Keep reading
Open Access publishing and copyright

Open Access publishing and copyright

Open Access and a Creative Commons licence go hand in hand. But, do you understand the meaning of such a licence? More about Creative Commons and Copyright support in this article ... Keep reading
Prof. Dr. Rianne Letschert about open access - Open Access Week 2018

Prof. Dr. Rianne Letschert about open access – Open Access Week 2018

Prof. dr. Rianne Letschert: "Scientists not only want to reach scientist but also NGOs or policymakers, for example. That is why it is important that their work is open access available." ... Keep reading
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