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Learn about the FAIR principles for Research Data Management

Learn about the FAIR principles for Research Data Management

FAIR data (Findable, Accessible, Reusable, Interoperable) means human-friendly and machine-friendly data. Do you want to know more about how to implement the FAIR principles for research data management (RDM)? Then watch this instruction video made by Pedro Hernandez Serrano, an RDM specialist at Maastricht University Library ... Keep reading
UM Library presents new e-books collection on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

UM Library presents new e-books collection on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The University Library wants to contribute to a diverse and inclusive UM and presents the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Collection of IGI Global that is open for use via the library ... Keep reading
Looking back on the last RDM Experts Community meeting of 2021

Looking back on the last RDM Experts Community meeting of 2021

On 14 December, we organised the last Research Data Management (RDM) Experts Community meeting of 2021 for RDM support professionals from Maastricht University and MUMC+. The program consisted of a demo of the Ldot Application by David Moonen from MEMIC and a presentation on the REDSUM project by FASoS. ... Keep reading
New: access to the online resource UN-iLibrary

New: access to the online resource UN-iLibrary

The UN-iLibrary is the comprehensive global search, discovery, and viewing source for digital content created by the United Nations.  ... Keep reading
Looking back at 2021: Implementing and following up on Generic Research Data Management Trainings

Looking back at 2021: Implementing and following up on Generic Research Data Management Trainings

In winter 2019, the Introduction to Research Data Management (RDM) course was part of the University Library's RDM and FAIR data workshops (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable). Since then, a cyberattack and global pandemic have taken place, which led us to reinvent the existing RDM module and create new ones ... Keep reading
NPOS2030 Ambition Consultation

The Netherlands National Program Open Science (NPOS) needs your help

The National Programme Open Science (NPOS), in which UM is also participating, has set up an Open Consultation to allow you to reflect on the NPOS2030 Ambitions. Find out more about the NPOS2030 Ambition Document and the link to the consultation ... Keep reading
practical guide to preprints featured

Practical Guide on Preprints Published

Today, we published a practical guide on preprints for scholars, journalists, professionals, and the general public. DOI-10.5281/zenodo.5600535 ... Keep reading
Springer stop 2021

Maximum number of APC-free Open Access articles in Springer journals reached

As of today, accepted articles by Springer are no longer eligible for APC-free Open Access without costs to Maastricht University and MUMC+ researchers during the remainder of 2021 ... Keep reading
open-access-journal-browser new 2021-10

The new Open Access Journal Browser

The new branded and revised UM/MUMC+ Open Access Journal Browser. Use the Journal Browser to find all relevant Open Access and APC discount information from the national deals and local arrangements with publishers ... Keep reading
Maastricht University Library celebrates International Open Access Week 2021

Maastricht University Library celebrates International Open Access Week 2021

During International Open Access Week 2021, we celebrate Open Access at Maastricht University with extra attention to new developments, services and tips. Read on to find out about eight ways to celebrate Open Access Week with us ... Keep reading
open access apc deals and discounts UM MUMC

Free Open Access publishing quota at Springer Nature and Emerald almost reached

After reaching the quota, you can not apply for the 100% discount on the costs for Open Access publishing with these two publishers until the end of the year. Read more about these quotas and your alternatives ... Keep reading
Introducing EBSCO eBooks™ Open Access Monograph Collection

Introducing EBSCO eBooks™ Open Access Monograph Collection

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is releasing a new multidisciplinary collection of e-books containing thousands of high-quality open access (OA) e-books from the world’s most trusted university presses and scholarly publishers ... Keep reading
Library+ Research update - August 2021

Library+ Research update – August 2021

Library+ Research update - August 2021 ... Keep reading
Responsible Metrics UM

Responsible metrics

At Maastricht University Library, we are committed to the responsible use of indicators. We believe that quantitative indicators should support, not replace, qualitative evaluations. Read on and find out how we can help you to evaluate your research impact ... Keep reading
Altmetric-UM

Altmetric Explorer: insight into mentions of your work

Altmetric is a platform that gathers altmetrics, a new type of alternative metrics that captures the societal impact of research output instead of traditional metrics such as citation counts. Find out about Altmetric Explorer and how you can use it ... Keep reading
PIDs: DOI and ORCID at UM

Persistent identifiers DOI and ORCID

A persistent identifier (PID) is a permanent reference and unique identifier to an object independent of the storage location. The identifier ensures machine readability and that one can always find the object, even if its name or storage location changes ... Keep reading
Pure UM - Current Research Information

Pure: UM’s Current Research Information System

Pure is more than just UM’s research information system. You can use it to make you and your work better findable and accessible. Find out how Pure and the Research Support team can help you boost your academic profile ... Keep reading
ReproducibiliTea journal club - 22 June 2021

ReproducibiliTea journal club – 22 June 2021

Join our next Maastricht ReproducibiliTea (zoom) meeting on Tuesday 22 June 2021 from 13.00-14.00! During ReproducibiliTea journal club meetings we examine topics related to reproducibility, open science, research quality, and good/bad research practices ... Keep reading
RDM Experts Community meeting - 8 June 2021

RDM Experts Community meeting – 8 June 2021

Join us for the next Research Data Management (RDM) Experts Community meeting which will take place on Tuesday June 8, 2021 from 15:30 to 17:00 ... Keep reading
DataHub sprint review - 9 June 2021

DataHub sprint review – 9 June 2021

Join us for the next sprint review with sprint goal "Go-Live Maastricht Data Repository" ... Keep reading
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