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Open Day on Open Science: Drop your data FAIR

The annual Open Day on Open Science with the theme “Drop your data FAIR” will take place on 24 September 2020 from 13.00 – 17.00 hours ... Keep reading
Limes Project

The Limes Summer School: introducing the basics of RDM to a multi-disciplinary team of researchers

The Research Data Management team of the University Library hosted an online Summer School Session for the LIMES Project and helped the participants to draft their Data Management Plans (DMP) using the new Maastricht University DMP template. ... Keep reading

Data catalogue DataHub enriched with COVID-19 data

DataHub is happy to announce that COVID-19 data is now available in the local DataHub DISQOVER instance ... Keep reading
Dennie Hebels (MERLN) received an Open Science Use Case Award

Dennie Hebels (MERLN) received an Open Science Use Case Award

Researchers Dennie Hebels (MERLN, Maastricht University) and Jan de Boer (Technical University Eindhoven) received an Open Science Use Case Award for their project cBiT: The Compendium for Biomaterial Transcriptomics. DOI:10.1016/j.biomaterials.2017.10.008 ... Keep reading
Pure Feature

Pure feature: discover attention for your publications with altmetrics

Altmetrics in Pure: Research Publications shows ‘Altmetric Donuts’ and ‘PlumX Prints’ for outputs. Read more about these new features and how you can use them for your UM and MUMC publications ... Keep reading
Pure news and updates

Personal information in Pure is up to date again

Personal data of UM employees in Pure are up to date again, and new employees can now log in ... Keep reading
VSNU Elsevier Deal 2020

Dutch research institutions and Elsevier agreed on a new extensive agreement

Read access to all publications in the scientific Elsevier journals and open access (OA) publication of peer-reviewed articles for UM & MUMC until 2025 ... 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
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
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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
Pure UM renewed

Pure & Research Publications portal completely renewed

We are happy to announce that Maastricht University and MUMC+ have a completely new Pure. Pure and associated services, such as the Research Publications portal, have been back in operation since Monday 17 February. ... 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
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 Open Science event 2019

UM Open Science event 2019

On Friday 25 October the 2019 UM Open Science event took place. Rianne Letschert started the event with the official signage of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) ... Keep reading
Get the most out of LibSearch

Get the most out of LibSearch

The University Library made a short introduction video about how to search in our discovery tool LibSearch. Curious? Take a look for yourself! ... Keep reading
Royal Society of Chemistry

Journals of the Royal Society of Chemistry available again

Maastricht University and MUMC+ students and staff can access the articles of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) journals again. The current subscription runs until 2021 ... Keep reading
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Elsevier has considerably expanded the number of journals in which open access can be published for free

Elsevier has expanded the number of journal titles in which researchers from Maastricht University and MUMC + can publish open access ‘for free’ to 1650 hybrid titles. Researchers can now also publish in 250 open access journals without paying APC ... Keep reading
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A NARCIS milestone: more than 700,000 academic open access publications registered

The Dutch scholarly publications portal NARCIS now presents more than 700,000 open access publications by Dutch academics. Maastricht University counts for 15,228 open access publications ... Keep reading


Onlangs heeft de Universiteitsbibliotheek Maastricht 34 gedigitaliseerde tijdschriftentitels toegevoegd aan Metamorfoze: het nationale programma voor het behoud van papieren erfgoed. ... Keep reading

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