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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 Maastricht University Library. Add the extension your browser and you will experience the internet as if you were on campus, wherever you are ... Keep reading
Open Access publishing and copyright

Open Access publishing and copyright

Open Access and a Creative Commons licence go hand in hand. But, do you understand the meaning of such a licence? More about Creative Commons and Copyright support in this article ... Keep reading
Prof. Dr. Rianne Letschert about open access - Open Access Week 2018

Prof. Dr. Rianne Letschert about open access – Open Access Week 2018

Prof. dr. Rianne Letschert: "Scientists not only want to reach scientist but also NGOs or policymakers, for example. That is why it is important that their work is open access available." ... Keep reading
Open Access Week UM

Open Access Week 2018

This week (22-26 October) is International Open Access Week. At Maastricht University, we will pay extra attention to updating the Open Access portal and we will report on current open access issues, such as cOAlitionS, predatory publishers, APC, paywalls, copyright, and ORCID. We are open to your suggestions ... Keep reading
New and easy LibSearch login

New and easy LibSearch login

Logging in to LibSearch has become more convenient for employees and students of Maastricht University. You can now simply log in with your UM account.  ... 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
UM Library offers ISBN registration

UM Library offers ISBN registration

Ask the UM Library to register an ISBN for your thesis or other UM publication now! ... Keep reading
Visit the Research Data Management Roadshow on Wednesday 13 June

Visit the Research Data Management Roadshow on Wednesday 13 June

On Wednesday 13 June, we organise a Research Data Management event for UM researchers and support staff. Specialists from UM and SURF are present to answer your data-related questions ... Keep reading
EBSCO Academic e-book Collection

EBSCO Academic e-book Collection

The EBSCO Academic e-book Collection is an extensive package of more than 170.000 e-books in a broad range of academic subjects. We kindly invite you to have a look at the available titles in your field of interest. ... Keep reading
Library Flashback 2017

Library Flashback 2017

Curious about UM Library's 2017 highlights on services and support for researchers, teachers and students? Take a look at this 5 minute video where we give the floor to some of our users within Maastricht University ... Keep reading
What journal to publish in (3) – Open Access

What journal to publish in (3) – Open Access

This post about Open Access is the third in a short series about selecting the best journal to publish in and some of the options to consider. UM Library supports researchers in this task. Learn more about selecting journals, article processing charges and the journal browser ... Keep reading
What journal to publish in (2) – The Journal Impact Factor

What journal to publish in (2) – The Journal Impact Factor

This post about the Journal Impact Factor (JIF) is the second post in a short series about selecting the best journal to publish in and the way Maastricht University Library supports UM researchers with this task ... Keep reading
New agreement between Oxford University Press and VSNU

New agreement between Oxford University Press and VSNU

The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU) announced a new three-year deal with Oxford University Press (OUP). The deal is covering access to OUP’s journals as well as Open Access to Dutch contributions in 2019 and 2020. Maastricht University takes part in this deal ... Keep reading
What journal to publish in (1) – Selection criteria

What journal to publish in (1) – Selection criteria

In a short series about selecting the best journal to publish in, we will cover some of the options to consider. And the way Maastricht University Library supports UM researchers with this task. This is the first post in the series ... Keep reading
What about LibSearch?

What about LibSearch?

Do you know "About LibSearch"? This page is recently updated with the last features and contains a short explanation per item. ... Keep reading
No access to recent Royal Society of Chemistry journal articles

No access to recent Royal Society of Chemistry journal articles

As of 1 April 2018, you do not have access to recent articles published in Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) journals. Fortunately, content prior to 2018 can still be accessed through the regular channels ... Keep reading
What if a link to the full text doesn't work in LibSearch?

What if a link to the full text doesn’t work in LibSearch?

You can report broken full text links to request the corrected link URL. You also help us to improve link quality. Click on “report a broken link” and fill in the form. Library staff will repair this broken link as soon as possible, so you can access the full text ... Keep reading
How do you discover scholarly content in books, videos and journals?

How do you discover scholarly content in books, videos and journals?

Can you spare 9 minutes? We would really appreciate it, if you would fill in this survey. Results will help UM Library to improve or develop our service. ... Keep reading
open access

Five ways to increase the visibility of your research

By making your research more visible you could potentially open up future collaboration, job and publication opportunities, increase citations to your work and increase the number of people finding, reading and building on your work ... Keep reading
Conference - National Collaboration in RDM: Celebrating Achievements, Shaping Future Directions

Conference – National Collaboration in RDM: Celebrating Achievements, Shaping Future Directions

Register now for this conference organised by The National Coordination Point for Research Data Management (LCRDM) on Thursday 8 February 2018 in Utrecht ... Keep reading
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