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New module ‘Profielwerkstuk’ online!

New module ‘Profielwerkstuk’ online!

UM Library developed an online module to help pupils from secondary schools to work on their school project. This new (Dutch) module is now freely available online! The module contains practical information, self-tests, and examples ... Keep reading
Peer Point Tour 2019

Peer Point Tour 2019

Peer Point has been on tour the past few month, visiting UM faculties and having promotional stands at the University Library locations. ... Keep reading
Copyright Info Point

About copyright or why choose open educational resources?

Busy writing an article, using a paper or publishing a book? Check out how to cope with copyright issues. And did you ever considerate sharing or using open educational resources instead? Find out what are the options and restrictions. ... Keep reading
UM students successfully use new video feedback feature

UM students successfully use new video feedback feature

Recently the UM video platform Mediasite introduced 'showcase' for grouping uploaded videos for viewing. How well the showcases' comment feature suits problem-based learning was demonstrated by students of FHML ... Keep reading
Digital Assessment project is entering a new phase

Digital Assessment project is entering a new phase

There is a green light for large-scale digital testing in MECC. Block coordinators can choose from now on whether they want to offer their tests digitally ... Keep reading
Van Dale dictionaries app available

Van Dale dictionaries app available

Download and use the Van Dale app on your tablet or mobile phone, wherever you are, whenever you want ... Keep reading
Adobe Acrobat Pro DC for students

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC for students

As of now, as a UM student you have Adobe Acrobat Pro DC at your disposal when using Student Desktop Student Desktop Anywhere. ... Keep reading
Breng de 'Minervalia' terug naar Maastricht

Breng de ‘Minervalia’ terug naar Maastricht

Het eerste project van UM Crowd is project Minervalia. Een klein boek van grote waarde: de oudste in Maastricht gedrukte komedie. ... Keep reading
Advance your education and research using UM’s ‘old classics’

Advance your education and research using UM’s ‘old classics’

How can using old books from the Library’s Special Collections and a bit of technology add value to advance your courses? In Library Vlog #4, Rachel Elands tells us about the Maastricht Science Programme ... Keep reading
Join the Student Idea Competition

Join the Student Idea Competition

Join the Student Idea Competition. We need you to come along and think together on how to solve UM's challenges to improve the learning outcomes of our PBL by using IT! ... Keep reading
Massive growth of Lecture Recordings at UM

Massive growth of Lecture Recordings at UM

Almost 4000 lectures were uploaded in 2018 to UM's video infrastructure Mediasite ... Keep reading
Welcome to the Open Education Week (4-8 March)

Welcome to the Open Education Week (4-8 March)

University Maastricht celebrates Open Education Week with new initiatives in the spotlight. For example: AnatomyTOOL project, DariahTeach-platform for Digital Arts & Humanities, Open badges at FSE, Online module on digital information skills ... Keep reading
Expositie Europa in beeld nog een week te zien

Expositie Europa in beeld nog een week te zien

De expositie ‘Europa in beeld, bezienswaardigheden uit de Jezuïetencollectie: reisgidsen, toerisme en erfgoed’ is nog een week te zien in het Bestuursgebouw van de Universiteit Maastricht (Minderbroedersberg 4-6. 6211 LK Maastricht) ... Keep reading
UM provisionally awards Canvas as the new Learning Management System

UM provisionally awards Canvas as the new Learning Management System

The UM Executive Board has adopted the unanimous recommendation by the LMS steering committee to provisionally award the LMS contract to Instructure (Canvas platform) ... Keep reading
Wooclap Demo sessions – Live voting tool

Wooclap Demo sessions – Live voting tool

Interested to join a Wooclap demo session to inform you about educational applicability and functionalities of this audience response tool for live voting? Sign up now! ... Keep reading
Follow-up: investigating the botanical archives of Maastricht

Follow-up: 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
Library Vlog #3: AI in the classroom

Library Vlog #3: AI in the classroom

We interviewed UM colleagues and students and experts from IBM about the current and future role of AI in education. In addition, you will hear more about the AI inside the classroom sessions, which took place shortly before the Christmas break. ... Keep reading
Gaby Lutgens nominated for Wynand Wijnen Education Prize 2018

Gaby Lutgens nominated for Wynand Wijnen Education Prize 2018

Congratulations for Gaby Lutgens, UM Library coordinator of Blended PBL Support ... Keep reading
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
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
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