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RDM Experts Community meeting - 9 March 2021

RDM Experts Community meeting – 9 March 2021

Join us for the RDM Experts Community meeting of March! ... Keep reading
Coding essentials for researchers: a three-day workshop

Coding essentials for researchers: a three-day workshop

This workshop, a joint effort of the Institute of Data Science, the ICT Service Center, and the University Library, is a hands-on training covering the basic programming skills needed to get you started working reproducibly with code. ... Keep reading
Discover Keylinks Learning Resources

Discover Keylinks Learning Resources

KeyLinks Learning Resources is Maastricht University’s new reference list tool as of January 2021. It is future proof and intuitive for course coordinators and provides students with a uniform list of course related materials in Canvas. Find out why we switched from Reference List to KeyLinks and what this means for you ... Keep reading
Opening up old books: treasure hunting in UM's botanical archives

Opening up old books: treasure hunting in UM’s botanical archives

In January 5 students of the Maastricht Science Programme did some treasure hunting (digitally) in the historical plant books of UM's Special Collections. In collaboration with Wikimedia Netherlands they wrote Wikipedia articles about it. ... Keep reading
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Open Access increases the impact of scientific research

An interview with Henk van den Hoogen (programme manager for Research Support at the University Library) about the advantage of Open Access publishing compared to the traditional way, behind a paywall. “Open Access publishing pays off by generating more impact for your research”, he says ... Keep reading
The library in times of lock down

The library in times of lock down

The government’s measures of 14 December 2020 still oblige to close all libraries and learning spaces. All services, for students and staff, are provided online. ... Keep reading
Connecting through FAIR Data

FAIR essentials workshop – 10 February 2021

Are you curious about the FAIR research principles? Do you want to know how to apply them to your own research? Join us on 10 February 2021 for a day of full FAIR hands-on training ... Keep reading
The second RDM community experts meeting - 9 February 2021

The second RDM community experts meeting – 9 February 2021

Our team of data stewards organises a Research Data Management experts meeting every second Tuesday of the month. Join us for our next meeting on 9 February 2021 ... Keep reading
New online resource: VoteWatch Europe

New online resource: VoteWatch Europe

The UM Library is pleased to announce access to the database VoteWatch Europe. The database provides access to the full datasets on the votes within the European Parliament (since July 2004) and the Council of Ministers (since 2009). ... Keep reading
From now on access to Lexicomp: Evidence-Based Drug Referential Solutions

From now on access to Lexicomp: Evidence-Based Drug Referential Solutions

Lexicomp is a collection of clinical databases and clinical decision support tools and provides access to clinical drug resources. The Lexicomp database is an addition to the UpToDate database. ... Keep reading
New online resource: I/B/E/S Global Aggregates

New online resource: I/B/E/S Global Aggregates

The UM library offers access to I/B/E/S Global Aggregates database. This database facilitates top-down analysis in order to better assess potential growth and risk as well as future value across industry, sector, industry, index, country, and region ... Keep reading
FAIR Coffee

The FAIR Coffee lecture – 26 January 2021

On 26 January, the Open Science Community and CDDI are organising the first FAIR Coffee Event at Maastricht University ... Keep reading
Pure news and updates

Change of sender address of Pure alerts and updates

The sender address of the Pure alerts and updates has changed to ub-pure@maastrichtuniversity.nl. This change of address ensures that these PURE messages can nog longer be identified as spam, which sometimes happened in the past. ... Keep reading
Browse the web with Ecosia and plant trees together

Browse the web with Ecosia and plant trees together

Let’s start the new year in a ‘green’ way and help saving CO2. From 15 January, sustainable search engine Ecosia will be set as default on Maastricht University's Student Desktops in the library locations and Student Desktop Anywhere. ... Keep reading
Subscription is cancelled to BoardEx

Subscription is cancelled to BoardEx

Effective 1 January 2021 UM Library has terminated its license subscription to Boardex. ... Keep reading
Canvas theme webinars

Canvas theme webinars

Would you like to get more out of UM’s digital education and assessment tools? Join our mini-webinars on Canvas and connected digital education tools. ... Keep reading
Coronavirus measures at the library

Coronavirus measures at the library

As the number of coronavirus infections is still rising, the Dutch government has announced a stricter lockdown in the Netherlands. The new measures compel us ... Keep reading
Tools for online education

Tools for online education

From the very start of the corona crisis in the Netherlands, we informed you as much as possible about tools available to facilitate online and hybrid education. We faced evolving needs, new regulations and changes in licenses. That is why we share this update about what is available for you ... Keep reading
The “magic” of fairy tales

The “magic” of fairy tales

It’s the most magical time of the year again, festive poems, gingerbread cookies, decorative lighting, but also Christmas fairy tales like The Night Before Christmas. But how magical are fairy tales really ... Keep reading
Tools for online education

Tools for online education

From the very start of the corona crisis in the Netherlands, we informed you as much as possible about tools available to facilitate online and hybrid education. We faced evolving needs, new regulations and changes in licenses. That is why we share this update about what is available for you ... Keep reading

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