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WestlawNext and Westlaw UK workshop

WestlawNext and Westlaw UK workshop

Need help finding Supreme Court and Court of Appeal cases, government codes and regulations, or law journal articles? Come to our workshop and learn how to use our WestlawNext and Westlaw UK legal databases ... 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
Thesis skills training sessions masters SBE

Thesis skills training sessions masters SBE

The University Library offers several skills training sessions in January 2017 for master students SBE. ... 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
Thesis skills training sessions masters SBE

Thesis skills training sessions masters SBE

For master students SBE the University Library offers several skills training sessions in June 2016 ... 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
open access

Publish Open Access in about 1400 Wiley journals

Publishing Open Access as a result of the agreement between Dutch universities and publisher Wiley is possible starting 4 March 2016. With the accepted article corresponding authors of universities must indicate themselves that the article should be published in Open Access. No extra costs are charged for them ... 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
Language courses

Welcome to new master students

The University Library offers you more than just a collection of books: aside from its outstanding collection, it is also a place for students to come together and make use of all our state-of-the-art facilities.The Online Library is available 24/7. We offer a range of services that may be of interest to you ... Keep reading
Vacancy Functional support officer digital learning environment (EleUM)

Vacancy Functional support officer digital learning environment (EleUM)

We are looking for a communicative, experienced and flexible colleague for functional support to educational staff at Maastricht University when using the UM Learning Management System (currently Blackboard) and the associated tools and applications such as video applications. And the online work-, teaching- and examination-places for students (the Student desktop) ... 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
LibSearch: the new search engine for your UM library searches

LibSearch: the new search engine for your UM library searches

Announcement: As from 1 February 2016, the University Library offers you LibSearch, an improved library search engine for all students and employees of Maastricht University. LibSearch is the successor to the formerly used search engine Quick Search and the UM catalogue. It has a new interface and offers extra search options ... 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
Collaboration tool for researchers

Collaboration tool for researchers

Research has become more and more interdisciplinary and goes beyond the boundaries of one’s institute. To be successful, for most researchers collaboration is essential ... 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
Share your documents and files safely!

Share your documents and files safely!

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