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New online resource: IMF – International Monetary Fund

New online resource: IMF – International Monetary Fund

IMF provides free access to the data and publications of the International Monetary Fund ... Keep reading
FAQ for online exams during COVID-19

FAQ for online exams during COVID-19

For the remainder of the academic year 2019-2020, all exams at Maastricht University will be online assessments. This FAQ is intended for students who are ... Keep reading
VSNU Elsevier Deal 2020

Dutch research institutions and Elsevier: 1 May update

VSNU, NFU, NWO and Elsevier have agreed on a brief extension to finalise the agreement. For Maastricht University and MUMC+, this means that we continue to have access to all online Elsevier journals and that researchers do not pay APC for OA publishing in Elsevier journals until further notice. ... Keep reading
Public data sets in DataverseNL now also available via NARCIS

Public data sets in DataverseNL now also available via NARCIS

Published data sets in DataverseNL of UM/MUMC+ researchers have been made available through the Dutch research portal NARCIS recently. ... Keep reading
Library Edu-Update #3: ELI Annual Meeting 2020

Library Edu-Update #3: ELI Annual Meeting 2020

Barend Last, member of the library Blended PBL Support team, recently went to Seattle to visit the ELI Annual Meeting. While on the plane to Seattle, the conference was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, SURF managed to organise an ‘unconference’. Watch the vlog about his findings ... Keep reading
Free online course | Open Science: sharing your research with the world

Free online course | Open Science: sharing your research with the world

This MOOC covers an introduction to Open Science and the FAIR principles, open research data, open access to publications and how to increase research(ers) visibility and impact. The course starts on 6 May 2020 and takes 4 weeks (about 4 hours per week). The course is open to anyone and is completely free ... Keep reading
Searching legal information on national Dutch law?

Searching legal information on national Dutch law?

To support you in searching Dutch legal information the guide ‘Researching Dutch Law’ provides you with relevant sources ... Keep reading
Finding your way in online education?

Finding your way in online education?

It has been a month now since COVID-19 challenged us to work and teach from our homes. Did you succeed in organising your lectures on distance? And did you find out the options for interacting with your students? Or are you still in need for inspiration or support making things happen? ... Keep reading
Digital Detox – How to bring purpose into your technology use?

Digital Detox – How to bring purpose into your technology use?

This brand-new knowledge clip will support you in creating a healthy and balanced technology use. We invite UM students to attend the digital detox online workshop on 14 May ... Keep reading
Sharing and reusing educational material

Sharing and reusing educational material

Lecturers have recently tried their best to offer their education online to students. Find out about sharing and reusing educational resources ... Keep reading
New database available: SAGE Research Methods Foundations

New database available: SAGE Research Methods Foundations

As of 1 April, UM Library subscribed to the database SAGE Research Methods Foundations. This database is the perfect companion for novice researchers. ... Keep reading
Don’t let them fool you: how to avoid being misinformed about COVID-19

Don’t let them fool you: how to avoid being misinformed about COVID-19

In dealing with our concerns and uncertainties about the COVID-19 crisis, we look for info that will help us better the current situation. We are exposed to an overload of news, advice and opinions from experts, but unfortunately also from less reliable sources. Here are some useful links and tips. ... Keep reading
Online resources for your courses

Online resources for your courses

For both students and staff it is a challenge to organise education (completely) on distance. In this news item, we offer information about online resources for your courses ... Keep reading
MUMC-DataHub-UM Library-Dataverse-RA

Maastricht University provides a new, secure service that connects DataHub with DataverseNL

Researchers using the DataHub storage services now have the opportunity to make a dataset openly available via DataverseNL. From now on you can copy (parts of) a dataset from DataHub to DataverseNL with just one push of a button. ... Keep reading
Free access to resources during COVID-19

Free access to resources during COVID-19

Some things you need online have restrictions in use. What to do? Many publishers offer help ... Keep reading
UM Library FAQ on COVID-19 effects

UM Library FAQ on COVID-19 effects

Due to the corona virus all UM Library locations are closed, except the Inner City Library (open from 25 May) for a limited number of UM students and scientists. Where possible, services that needed physical access to the library, will be offered online. ... Keep reading
All library locations closed because of the coronavirus

All library locations closed because of the coronavirus

From Monday 16 March, all locations of the University Library will be closed to students, researchers, lecturers and UM/MUMC+ staff. Library services will be offered online ... Keep reading
New Tapijn Learning Spaces open

New Tapijn Learning Spaces open

From Monday 2 March 159 brand new Tapijn Learning Spaces are open for use in the beautifully renovated Tapijn barracks. Carin Klompen, manager of UM Library Locations, welcomed the first students ... Keep reading
A digital exam from two perspectives

A digital exam from two perspectives

A list of the benefits and pitfalls does not capture the experience of a digital exam. To give you an idea, we asked a teacher and a student about their personal experience with their first exam in TestVision ... Keep reading
Learning to use TestVision

Learning to use TestVision

Now that you have decided to offer a digital exam, you need to know where to get support, and what steps you have to take as a first time user. The University Library offers training and support for first time users, as well as an advanced workshop in collaboration with EdLab. ... Keep reading

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