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Make better videos with your own smartphone

Make better videos with your own smartphone

You can borrow a DIY kit from the University Library to enhance your smartphone for better videos. This kit contains some easy, useful tools like a small tripod, a light and a semi-professional microphone ... Keep reading
Renewed: borrowing from another library

Renewed: borrowing from another library

Do you use our service to borrow from other libraries when a title or article is not available in our collection? On 28 January we will switch to a new tool for these requests. ... Keep reading
New library access policy

New library access policy

On 1 January 2019 the library’s access policy changes, the aim is to focus on study and research support for UM students and employees. ... Keep reading
Wooclap Pilot: A new live voting/audience response tool

Wooclap Pilot: A new live voting/audience response tool

The University Library is piloting a new live voting/audience response tool called Wooclap. Therefore, we call for participants to take part in this pilot ... 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
How to save your searches in LibSearch

How to save your searches in LibSearch

You want to save your repetitive research tasks with complex Boolean logic, multiple facets and specific databases to track new publications from an array of disciplines? LibSearch offers you a new service ... Keep reading
LibSearch: useful search tip

LibSearch: useful search tip

When you quickly want to find e-journals in LibSearch, i.e. “Nature of Science”, use the advanced search option below the search box. Select the filter “title phrase”. Fill in “Nature” and click on the search button. The first result is the one you are looking for ... Keep reading
LibSearch: the new search engine for your UM library searches

LibSearch: the new search engine for your UM library searches

As from Monday 1 February the University Library offers you LibSearch, an improved library search engine for all students and employees of Maastricht University and external library members. It has a new interface and offers extra search options. You might run into some questions during your first usages. We are ready to help you. ... Keep reading
New: Learning Spaces in a sporty environment

New: Learning Spaces in a sporty environment

The University Sports Centre in Randwyck is the brand new indoor sports accommodation of Maastricht University. It is a multifunctional accommodation where Learning Spaces are at your disposal. You do not need a UM sports card to use the Learning Spaces; but you must have a valid UM card ... Keep reading
New platform launched for Westlaw International materials

New platform launched for Westlaw International materials

At the end of this year Thomson Reuters will be upgrading its Westlaw International service to an improved platform and service; International Materials on Thomson Reuters Westlaw, 'WestlawNext'. Maastricht University has access to this new platform alongside our current Westlaw International platform. ... Keep reading
Workshop “Introduction to research data management”

Workshop “Introduction to research data management”

How do you ensure that your data remain accessible and usable in the future, for yourself and others? Since a great deal is invested in obtaining valuable research data, good data management is important. ... Keep reading
Benefit more from your Student Desktop

Benefit more from your Student Desktop

With the start of this new academic year, the Student Desktop has slightly changed. Maastricht University offers a new environment: Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). ... Keep reading
Invitation to participate in UM’s first MOOC

Invitation to participate in UM’s first MOOC

Maastricht University is organizing its first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on a topic that is central to our education: Problem-Based Learning (PBL). ... Keep reading
EndNote X6 replaced by version X7.3

EndNote X6 replaced by version X7.3

New features available after EndNote update: synchronization, collaboration and extra PDF options. ... Keep reading
Save time and improve your research efficiency

Save time and improve your research efficiency

Two new lectures for PhD students will take place in April 2015: Staying up to date in your research area & Increasing and measuring your research impact ... Keep reading
EdICTed to ICT in education

EdICTed to ICT in education

We launch our new service on April 1st: EdICTed. We extend a warm welcome to staff and students for advice and support on trending topics in e-learning and the use of emerging technologies for education and how to embed these technologies in your course and the electronic learning environment. ... Keep reading
Are you an early bird? [poll closed]

Are you an early bird? [poll closed]

Does the exam period causes stress because you can't find a place in the Inner City Library? At what time would you consider starting? ... Keep reading
30 years SBE library facilities

30 years SBE library facilities

Since 1984, the University Library facilities for the UM School of Business and Economics have developed from a basic collection of printed materials into a wealth of academic information that is made available 24/7 via the Online Library. This presentation puts the spotlight on some of the multifaceted differences ... Keep reading
myPrint: UM's printing concept

myPrint: UM’s printing concept

myPrint: UM's new printing concept, new multi-funtion printers in the library ... Keep reading
Discuss library matters with us!

Discuss library matters with us!

The library is always interested in the opinion of students concerning facilities and services offered by the library. So why not join a meeting of the library user group? ... Keep reading

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