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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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Reading and publishing agreement with Elsevier extended until 2020

In late 2018, when the ‘current’ contract with Elsevier ended, VSNU and Elsevier agreed to continue the talks on a new contract while the existing agreements were maintained. Now the current contract will be extended for an additional six months to allow more time for the negotiations ... Keep reading
Henk van den Hoogen & Micah Vandegrift

Micah Vandegrift – a Fullbright in Maastricht

Micah Vandergrift visited Maastricht University Library as a Fulbright-Schuman innovation fellow and stayed with us for 5 months between October 2018 and February 2019. ... Keep reading
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Dutch universities and Karger renew open access agreement

Researchers of Maastricht University and Maastricht University Medical Centre can publish without any extra costs (APC) in more than 100 peer-reviewed Karger journals, both fully OA and hybrid ... Keep reading
Similarity Check Service: prevent sloppy referencing or plagiarism

Similarity Check Service: prevent sloppy referencing or plagiarism

This week we launched a new service for researchers: the Similarity Check Service ... Keep reading
License EBSCO E-book Academic Collection extended

License EBSCO E-book Academic Collection extended

The license for the EBSCO E-book Academic Collection is extended for another two years because of a positive evaluation of the usage of the collection.  ... 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

Early career scholars meet & greet

Early career scholars: find out about Maastricht University Library research support services and help us align our service to your needs ... 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
Open Access publishing agreement with Oxford University Press started

Open Access publishing agreement with Oxford University Press started

Corresponding authors of Maastricht University and MUMC+ can now publish open access for free at Oxford University Press (OUP) ... 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

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