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XXL hours in Randwyck Library this weekend

XXL hours in Randwyck Library this weekend

Because of upcoming exams, the Randwyck Library has extended opening hours on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 January ... Keep reading
Library Education Update #1: From Blackboard to Canvas!

Library Education Update #1: From Blackboard to Canvas!

From August 2020, Maastricht University will transition from Blackboard to Canvas. Want to know all about it? Check out our Education Update! ... Keep reading
Workshops on Academic Resources (for masters SBE)

Workshops on Academic Resources (for masters SBE)

For master students SBE, the University Library offers workshops on Academic Resources in January 2020.In this workshop you learn how to search for books and ... Keep reading
New online resource: Health and Psychosocial Instruments

New online resource: Health and Psychosocial Instruments

Health and Psychosocial Instruments contains an essential collection of information on behavioural measurement instruments ... Keep reading
VSNU Elsevier Deal 2020

Elsevier journals 100% open access: Dutch research institutions and Elsevier reach framework agreement

The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), The Netherlands Federation of University Medical Centres (NFU), The Dutch Research Council (NWO) and information and analytics business Elsevier have reached a framework agreement. ... Keep reading
Library hours around Christmas and New Year

Library hours around Christmas and New Year

Please note that all library locations will be closed several days. Here is an overview of library hours in the period 20 December 2019 – 6 January 2020 ... Keep reading
XXL hours from Saturday 30 November – Thursday 19 December

XXL hours from Saturday 30 November – Thursday 19 December

Need a place to study? During the upcoming exam period, the library offers UM students extra opening hours. Also check out the 24/7 studying at the Studenthotel Maastricht, the overview of informal study places and bookable rooms within UM campus ... Keep reading
Google digitises 4,000 books for the Maastricht University Library

Google digitises 4,000 books for the Maastricht University Library

Last summer Google has digitised 4,000 books, as part of their Digitization Google Books NL project. From the Dutch books printed before 1900, so far 86% is now digitised in colour. ... Keep reading
Promotional video Jesuit collection

Promotional video Jesuit collection

In 1993, Maastricht University released a promotional video about the Jesuit collection. At the time, it was still a so-called audiovisual production, which was subsequently recorded on video. And digitised even later. However, its topicality has remained more or less the same. That is why we wish to draw your attention to this video once more ... Keep reading
Nieuwe EndNote versie voor Mac

Nieuwe EndNote versie voor Mac

Een nieuwe EndNote versie is beschikbaar, specifiek voor Mac. ... Keep reading
New Endnote version for Mac

New Endnote version for Mac

A new EndNote version is available as of October 2019, specifically for Mac ... Keep reading
Looking back at Leading Change in Teaching & Learning Spaces

Looking back at Leading Change in Teaching & Learning Spaces

On 26 September, Adam Finkelstein, Associate Director Learning Environments at McGill University, addressed the change process from traditional lecture halls to Active Learning Classrooms and Active Learning Labs, where collaborative, constructive and self-directed learning are facilitated with classroom design and technology. ... Keep reading
Reminder: call for proposals on Open and Online Education

Reminder: call for proposals on Open and Online Education

Are you thinking about online facilitating guidance for students? Or looking for opportunities to share learning material and optimise the reuse of existing learning material? The Minister of Education, Culture and Science makes funding available to higher education institutions ... Keep reading
Open Education: do not reinvent the wheel, get inspired

Open Education: do not reinvent the wheel, get inspired

Open Education is part of Open Science, as became clear during the Open Science event last Friday, 25 October. Leo Köhler (FHML) presented the TOOL2-project and Costas Papadopoulos (FASoS) showed us the DARIAH Teach Platform ... Keep reading
FeedbackFruits for interaction and peer feedback

FeedbackFruits for interaction and peer feedback

After successful piloting several FeedbackFruits tools, we invite you to explore how you can make use of these tools in various didactic scenarios in which interaction is central ... Keep reading
Wooclap for promoting interaction and live voting!

Wooclap for promoting interaction and live voting!

With this audience response tool, UM Library supports teachers and students with the facilitation of live voting during presentations, classroom sessions and tutorial groups. ... Keep reading
First large-scale digital exams at Maastricht University

First large-scale digital exams at Maastricht University

From 21 to 25 October a total of 4,036 digital exams took place using Chromebooks at MECC Maastricht. Another 600 FHML students took their exam in TestVision at the Randwyck Computer Facilities ... Keep reading
Rianne Letschert signs DORA for Maastricht University

An important step on the road to Open Science at UM

Rianne Letschert signed DORA on behalf of Maastricht University last Friday during the UM Open Science Event. Find out more about DORA and Open Science at UM. And read about the exciting OS related projects that were presented by UM scholars during the event ... Keep reading
UM Library has a vacancy for a student assistant in the blended PBL support team

UM Library has a vacancy for a student assistant in the blended PBL support team

Would you like to contribute to educational innovation at Maastricht University? Are you savvy about IT tools for teaching and learning? Do you have a supportive attitude, willing to explain to others about opportunities or procedures? Then find out more about this vacancy ... Keep reading
Maastricht University adopts Canvas from August 2020

Maastricht University adopts Canvas from August 2020

As off 1 August 2020, the learning management system (LMS) Canvas will be used at UM. We aim to take you along the journey towards this change and inform you about all there is to know! ... Keep reading

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