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Missionary of the open-access message

Missionary of the open-access message

According to Lisa Brüggen, professor of Financial Services at SBE, there is work to do, to create awareness of Open Access. ... Keep reading
"A solid review process is and will remain important"

“A solid review process is and will remain important”

In the context of the International Open Access Week, emeritus professor Gerjo Kok talks about his commitment to Open Access. Read the interview here ... Keep reading
Vacancy Project officer Learning in a changing information landscape (1.0 FTE)

Vacancy Project officer Learning in a changing information landscape (1.0 FTE)

The Maastricht University Library is in the midst of a rapidly changing information landscape. We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague who wishes to contribute. Read all about this vacancy here ... Keep reading
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
open access

Reminder: NWO ends Open Access Incentive Fund as of 1 January 2018

PLEASE NOTE: Until 1 January 2018, researchers will still have the opportunity to submit requests for these funds. Prior financial commitments made to the fund remain valid. ... Keep reading
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ResearchGate taken to court

Global publishing companies, e.g. Elsevier, Wiley and Brill, take ResearchGate to court over scientific article sharing. The grounds are that this website in their opinion violates copyright. ... 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
"Reading, using and sharing"

“Reading, using and sharing”

Interview with Egon Willighagen, assistant professor and bioinformatics researcher at FHML. He feels that broad access to, and use of, publications and data is a precondition for the realisation of scientific progress. Which is why he's in favour of the ‘gold route’. ... Keep reading
International Open Access Week 2017

International Open Access Week 2017

The seminar ‘Publish with impact’ is UM Library’s contribution to the international Open Access Week 2017. In conjunction with this week, an important tool has been further developed to help you realise Open Access benefits: the journal browser. ... 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
XXL opening hours from 7 – 25 October

XXL opening hours from 7 – 25 October

Because of the upcoming (first) exam period for this academic year, the UM Library offers you XXL opening hours from Saturday 7 October until Wednesday 25 October in three locations. Here is an overview ... Keep reading
Publish with impact

Publish with impact

Invitation to a Maastricht University Library seminar to increase the impact of your papers on Tuesday 24 October ... 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
Het ei dat nooit advocaat kon worden: grafisch werk van Pierre Kemp

Het ei dat nooit advocaat kon worden: grafisch werk van Pierre Kemp

Bekijk tot 24 december 16.00 uur een selectie van het grafische werk van de dichter Pierre Kemp uit de Bijzondere Collecties van de Universiteit Maastricht. De mini-expositie is te bekijken in het Bestuursgebouw van de UM, Minderbroedersberg 4-6. ... 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
Do you want to think along with us on improving Libsearch?

Do you want to think along with us on improving Libsearch?

UM Library is looking for a UM student to participate in improving our discovery service LibSearch. Can you think out of the box? Then we are looking for you ... 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
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