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How to enhance your students’ information skills?

How to enhance your students’ information skills?

This blog post presents the research and evidence that provides insights into how to enhance your students’ information skills ... Keep reading
Digital Detox – How to bring purpose into your technology use?

Digital Detox – How to bring purpose into your technology use?

This brand-new knowledge clip will support you in creating a healthy and balanced technology use. We invite UM students to attend the digital detox online workshop on 14 May ... 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
40 sessions, more than  800 participants

40 sessions, more than 800 participants

Not just numbers, but that’s how many workshops the skills & support team of the UM Library delivered and the number of participants in January 2017 ... Keep reading
EndNote upgrade to version X7.5

EndNote upgrade to version X7.5

On 1 June 2016 EndNote X7.3 will be upgraded to EndNote version X7.5 ... 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
Collaborating is easy!

Collaborating is easy!

The University Library offers a dedicated collaboration tool, that not only facilitates communication and information sharing, but explicitly offers the possibility to work together in a safe environment: the Virtual Research Environment (VRE) based on Sharepoint (MicroSoft) ... 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
Friendly recall: return your loans

Friendly recall: return your loans

Do you have books or other materials from the University Library that you are no longer using? Then you can do us a big favour by returning them before 29 January to the inner city or Randwyck locations. That way, you will help us facilitate the switch to a new library system. ... Keep reading
open access

Open Access, and why it matters to medical students

Medical students are consumers of research output, but are also under increased requirements to become producers of research content. Open Access has clear advantages from both perspectives. It allows medical students, whether in Maastricht or in Sydney, to draw on a wider array of research output than would otherwise be possible ... Keep reading
open access

How To Publish an Open Access Book

Open Access is entering steadily into the Humanities and Social Sciences, and is now considered as an alternative to the traditional way of publishing monographs and scientific books. It is also worth noting that the submission of manuscripts of monographs to OA publishers is no different to that of ‘normal’, ‘traditional’ publishing house ... Keep reading
MOOC on Problem based Learning

MOOC on Problem based Learning

Only few weeks to go before the UM free online course on Problem Based Learning (PBL) will start! ... Keep reading
Project tender on Open and Online education

Project tender on Open and Online education

Are you working in higher education and do you have an idea for a project on open and online education? Then submit your proposal! ... 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
Interested in UM Video Services?

Interested in UM Video Services?

From now on the results and progress of the project UM Video Services will be presented at the UM VideUM website. Three reports have already been added to the content, ... Keep reading
Research data management at UM: a seminar on the state of affairs

Research data management at UM: a seminar on the state of affairs

On 19 May around 55 researchers, supporting staff and policy makers attended the seminar “Research data management at UM”, which was organised by the library’s research data support team. The programme covered a large variety of topics, ranging from ethical theory to practice experiences by researchers ... Keep reading
FaSoS Research day 2015. Photo: Joey Roberts

Managing and publishing research data: what’s new?

On 22 April 2015, during the FASoS Research Day, library specialist addressed two ongoing developments in research and focused on the context and implications in daily research practices. ... Keep reading
Seminar: research data management at UM

Seminar: research data management at UM

Do you know the UM rules of research data management? Do you know the benefits and how to do it properly? Are you interested in experiences of colleagues? Do you know what support UM provides? Come Tuesday 19 May to an interactive seminar highlighting the state of affairs of research data management at UM ... 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

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