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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
Check your subscription

Check your subscription

Save yourself some money and find out if the library has your journal in the collection.  ... Keep reading
Looking back on OA seminar Publish with impact

Looking back on OA seminar Publish with impact

On Tuesday 24 October around 45 UM researchers participated in the University Library’s seminar ‘Publish with impact’ to celebrate the International Open Access Week 2017. Watch the video and presentations here ... Keep reading
Data Stewardship Realized: From Planning To Action

Data Stewardship Realized: From Planning To Action

An overview of best practices, presented at the Research Data Alliance workshop in Vienna on 23 November 2017 ... Keep reading
Pure: beyond registration of scientific output

Pure: beyond registration of scientific output

New developments and user experiences to feed research intelligence as presented at the 2017 PURE International Conference ... Keep reading
Stefan Jongen: new specialist scientific information for FPN

Stefan Jongen: new specialist scientific information for FPN

Since 21 August Stefan Jongen swells the ranks as the new UM Library specialist for scientific information for the Faculty of Psychology and Neurosciences.  ... Keep reading
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ResearchGate taken to court

Global publishing companies, e.g. Elsevier, Wiley and Brill, take ResearchGate to court over scientific article sharing. The grounds are that this website in their opinion violates copyright. ... Keep reading
Reminder: No access to recent Oxford University Press journal articles

Reminder: No access to recent Oxford University Press journal articles

As of 1 June, you probably won’t have access to recent articles published in Oxford University Press (OUP) journals. Fortunately, content prior to 2017 can still be accessed through the regular channels ... Keep reading
How to preserve content in the digital world?

How to preserve content in the digital world?

Are e-journals no longer available via the publisher or any other source? Portico might be your solution! ... Keep reading
EndNote X8 has arrived!

EndNote X8 has arrived!

On 15 May EndNote X7.5 has been upgraded to EndNote X8.0.1 on all Student Desktop computers. EndNote X8.0.1 promises a new and fresh look and faster functionalities. ... Keep reading
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Open up to Open Access

Whether you have just started your research, or are finalising your paper at this moment, publication of your scientific work will cross your mind. Are you still indecisive in which journal to publish? Choose Open Access! ... Keep reading
Alternatives for access to Oxford University Press journal articles

Alternatives for access to Oxford University Press journal articles

UM Library staff is currently looking for options to guide you in getting access to 2017 journal articles. We can already offer you ten alternative options to look into ... Keep reading
No agreement between VSNU and Oxford University Press

No agreement between VSNU and Oxford University Press

1 May VSNU ceased negotiations with Oxford University Press (OUP) about journal subscriptions. We will keep you informed on developments and alternatives for access to OUP articles here. ... Keep reading
PsycINFO basics tutorial

Tutorial on searching PsycINFO available

This interactive PsycINFO tutorial provides you with step-by-step instructions on how to search the PsycINFO database. ... Keep reading
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Open Library of Humanities revisited

UM has joined the Open Library of Humanities. FASoS researchers may benefit from this partnership. You can choose to publish in one of the peer-reviewed journals of this OA publisher. ... Keep reading
Vacancy: Officer digital scholarly communication and publishing (1,0 FTE)

Vacancy: Officer digital scholarly communication and publishing (1,0 FTE)

The library is looking for reinforcement in the area of library research support at the cutting edge of technology and communication ... Keep reading
Vacancy: Scientific information Specialist for Psychology, Health, Medicine and Life Sciences (0.6–0.8 FTE)

Vacancy: Scientific information Specialist for Psychology, Health, Medicine and Life Sciences (0.6–0.8 FTE)

The library is looking for a Scientific information Specialist as a first point of contact for UM students, teachers and researchers of FPN and as a second contact for MUMC+ ... Keep reading
Check out HeinOnline's new Knowledge Base

Check out HeinOnline’s new Knowledge Base

HeinOnline's Knowledge Base is an excellent help and guidance tool, providing searchable and browsable assistance on all aspects of search, access, export, and personalization in the HeinOnline interface ... Keep reading
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Open Access versus traditional journals

Many researchers struggle with the decision whether to publish in an Open Access journal versus a traditional (and perhaps more well-established) journal. Four main factors to consider when making this decision are visibility, cost, prestige, and speed ... Keep reading
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