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Over 35 new legal e-books available via Oxford Scholarship Online

Over 35 new legal e-books available via Oxford Scholarship Online

More than 35 new e-books on law have recently been added to Oxford Scholarship Online - Law (OSO-Law). All these e-books are full-text available for UM staff and students via the Online Library. ... 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
Informal study places within UM campus

Informal study places within UM campus

Besides study places in UM Library locations, you can use informal study places all around UM campus. We have mapped the options ... 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
Spoken Word 2018: A Little Luck on Friday the 13th

Spoken Word 2018: A Little Luck on Friday the 13th

Come join us on Friday 13 April from 00.00 at the Maastricht Dominican Church on an extraordinary evening. Witness all the ways in which words can be used through the performances of talented, young Spoken Word artists! ... 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
Tips and tricks for dealing with fake news

Tips and tricks for dealing with fake news

The Fake News Series #5: Wondered what’s out there to equip you with the right skills and tools to deal with fake news? Check our tips & tricks and train yourself as critical thinker! ... Keep reading
Fake news is a myth

Fake news is a myth

The Fake News Series #4: We’ve been hearing the term for over a year in the media and it seems there’s already a consensus about the concept: it’s a problem and it has to be fought. But how real is the phenomena of fake news really? ... Keep reading
Why fake news enriches our lives

Why fake news enriches our lives

The Fake News Series #3: After being duped several times due to misleading information in the media, I started to seek more critically for reliable media. What can we learn from fake news? ... Keep reading
How false news can spread

How false news can spread

The Fake News Series #2: Already heard about the terms circular reporting? False information? The TEDEd clip in this post will explain these terms and shares a variety of shocking examples with you. ... Keep reading
Clickbait, hoaxes, and complete bogus

Clickbait, hoaxes, and complete bogus

The Fake News Series #1: What is fake news? This week it’s the international Open Education Week. UM Library will therefore focus on fake news and how you can educate yourself on the phenomena. ... Keep reading
Do you want to participate in ‘Spoken Word Maastricht 2018’?

Do you want to participate in ‘Spoken Word Maastricht 2018’?

During Museumnacht Maastricht Boekhandel Dominicanen and UM Library will team up again and organise the event Spoken Word, this year revolving itself around the theme ‘Lucky/Unlucky’. And you are welcome to take part! ... Keep reading
Mission accomplished: we made Wikipedia better

Mission accomplished: we made Wikipedia better

Review on the 'What's UB' UM Wiki Citation Challenge on 1 February 2018. Enthusiastic participants learned from a Wikipedia expert of Wikimedia Netherlands how to contribute, make Wikipedia better, and share knowledge around the world ... Keep reading
Curious about EBSCO e-books?

Curious about EBSCO e-books?

July 2017 UM Library purchased a two years license for the EBSCO e-book Academic Collection with more than 160.000 multidisciplinary e-books. Eager to know if you are already aware of these e-books, we checked usage ... Keep reading
Free trial to Elgar Advanced Introductions to Law

Free trial to Elgar Advanced Introductions to Law

The University Library has set up a free trial access, to the Elgar Advanced Introductions to Law series. The trial is available from 16 January 2018 until 15 February 2018. ... Keep reading
Kluwer Law Online subscription agreement is renewed

Kluwer Law Online subscription agreement is renewed

Maastricht University law staff and students can continue using the online platform ‘Kluwer Law Online’; the subscription is renewed with a period of one year, until January 2019 ... Keep reading
Thesis skills training sessions masters SBE

Thesis skills training sessions masters SBE

The University Library offers several skills training sessions in January 2018 for master students SBE. ... Keep reading
Goodbye Datastream. Hello BoardEx.

Goodbye Datastream. Hello BoardEx.

Effective 1 January 2018 UM Library terminates its license subscription to Datastream ... Keep reading
New for UM employees: activate your library account within 10 minutes

New for UM employees: activate your library account within 10 minutes

(New) UM-employee? Want a library account but no time to get to the library? Activate or update your library account on your new UMcard right now, wherever you are. ... Keep reading
Maintain search filters from search to search

Maintain search filters from search to search

From now on LibSearch offers the possibility to preserve your search context by reapplying these filters without manually selecting them for each search in a search session. ... Keep reading
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