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This weekend XXL hours Randwyck Library

This weekend XXL hours Randwyck Library

Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 January the Randwyck Library will have extended opening hours. You are welcome to prepare for your exams on both days between 08.30 – 18.00 ... Keep reading
Job opportunity for a digital assessment officer at UM Library

Job opportunity for a digital assessment officer at UM Library

Are you the colleague with educational experience and affinity with ICT in education? Eager to develop him or herself into the skilled supporter of faculty key users and teachers in digital assessment? Then UM Library is looking for you! ... Keep reading
Explore Editions and Formats in LibSearch

Explore Editions and Formats in LibSearch

The 'Explore Editions and Formats' section in LibSearch has improved. The sort and filter options are more refined so you can make your results more specific. Check it out now! ... Keep reading
Thesis skills training sessions masters SBE

Thesis skills training sessions masters SBE

The University Library offers several skills training sessions in January 2019 for master students SBE. ... Keep reading
Poëzieparcours 2019

Poëzieparcours 2019

Dit jaar vindt van 2 januari t/m 6 februari het Poëzieparcours plaats in Maastricht. De Universiteitsbibliotheek is met een van haar vitrines onderdeel van deze culturele stadswandeling met het thema 'Vrijheid' ... Keep reading
Opening up old books: investigating the botanical archives of Maastricht

Opening up old books: investigating the botanical archives of Maastricht

From Monday 7 January, 13 students of the Maastricht Science Programme (MSP) will study historical plant books from Maastricht University’s Special Collections during a 4-week research project. ... 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
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
Follow up on the SURF Call Open and Online Education – inspiration and background information

Follow up on the SURF Call Open and Online Education – inspiration and background information

UM teachers with a good project idea for Open and Online Education: Don’t miss out on the chance to receive a substantial grant by submitting your proposal before the end of 2018. Need help to pass all steps to be taken?   ... Keep reading
Ontdek één van onze schatten in Kasteel Hoensbroek

Ontdek één van onze schatten in Kasteel Hoensbroek

De bijzondere Mercator-Hondius renaissance-atlas maakt van 27 september tot en met 13 januari in Kasteel Hoensbroek deel uit van de tentoonstelling Heers & Verdeel als onderdeel van het najaarprogramma LIMBURG, ONBEGRENSD?. ... Keep reading
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