Open Science Festival

Open Science Festival 2022: submit your Open Science Award use case and win €250!

The 2022 Open Science Awards focus on societal engagement. Submit your use case and inspire others with your example of how you have engaged with society. You might even win €250 ... Keep reading
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Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Thursday, May 19, 2022, marks the 11th Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access/inclusion and people with different disabilities ... Keep reading
Plan S - Rights Retention Strategy

Rights Retention Strategy: NWO and cOAlition S call for authors to claim their rights

Open Access benefits everyone. Retain your rights. It's good for you, for science, and for society ... Keep reading
Hybrid seminar on colonial stories and contemporary climate change urgency

Hybrid seminar on colonial stories and contemporary climate change urgency

On Friday 20 May a hybrid seminar will take place at the Het Nieuwe Insituut in Rotterdam and online. Get ready for a plenary program on how to tell stories about colonial encounters in relation to the contemporary climate change urgency ... Keep reading
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Library+ Education update May 2022

In this Library+ Education update, we will update you on latest activities and workshops. And, if you get inspired but need some help making things happen, we hope you feel invited to contact us via Ask your Librarian ... Keep reading
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3D and other Anatomy OER

In the context of the 2022 Open & Online Education incentive scheme funded by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Maastricht University anatomists succeeded for the third time to receive a grant for a project focusing on the creation and sharing of open educational resources (OER). ... Keep reading
Opening up old books: treasure hunting in Maastricht University’s botanical archives

Opening up old books: treasure hunting in Maastricht University’s botanical archives

UM students analysed botanical history books in the context of present-day science during a 4-week research project, in collaboration with evolutionary biologist Roy Erkens (Faculty of Science and Engineering), the University Library and Wikimedia Netherlands ... Keep reading
New online resource: Orbis Intellectual Property

New online resource: Orbis Intellectual Property

Orbis Intellectual Property is a full-text patent database of private and public companies around the world, comprising 131 million patents and patent applications and more than 2 million patent holders ... Keep reading
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Library project received 2022 D&I grant

Just before Easter the University Library received the joyful message that the D&I Grant Proposal 'When every word matters; studying without barriers' was approved. ... Keep reading
The new Online Library!

The new Online Library!

The University Library’s website – the Online Library – underwent a true metamorphosis. We hope you will like the new design and will quickly find your way again on the website ... Keep reading
Maastrichtenaar Poet Pierre Kemp set to music for King’s Day Concert 2022

Maastrichtenaar Poet Pierre Kemp set to music for King’s Day Concert 2022

Composer and conductor Leonard Evers has set Kemp texts to music for the annual King’s Day concert ... Keep reading
DataHub sprint review

DataHub sprint review

Join the next DataHub sprint review with sprint goal "improve the customizable metadata schema interaction user experience" ... Keep reading
Evidence Based Acquisition deal: your participation is welcome

Evidence Based Acquisition deal: your participation is welcome

Try the Taylor & Francis e-books collection made available for all UM members by using Evidence Based Acquisition. ... Keep reading
ReproducibiliTea - Embedding Open Science into Teaching

ReproducibiliTea – Embedding Open Science into Teaching

How can we embed Open Science into teaching? Join our next Maastricht ReproducibiliTea (Zoom) meeting on 22 March from 11.00 to 12.00! We will discuss the article ‘Embedding Open and Reproducible Science into Teaching: A Bank of Lesson Plans and Resources’, together with Dr Martin Vasilev, co-author of the paper. ... Keep reading
Library+ Education update 2-2022: Open Education Week Special

Library+ Education update 2-2022: Open Education Week Special

Library+ Education update 2-2022: Open Eduction Week Special ... Keep reading
OER Myth-busting

OER myth-busting

Do you think OER are hard to find or not applicable for your education? Then it is about time to debunk some myths about these free and open resources ... Keep reading
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Using your own publications in education

Interested in using your own (OA) publications for educational purposes or what to pay attention to if you create your own educational? ... Keep reading
reusing and adapting material

OER as the alternative

No budget for more resources? Or curious about how to find and (re)use open educational material next to licensed resources? ... Keep reading
Call to action: join the edusources project

Call to action: join the edusources project

Sharing your learning materials is easier than you think. Want to try? Join us in the edusources project ... Keep reading
DataHub sprint review

DataHub sprint review

Join the next DataHub sprint review with sprint goal "welcome the custom in customizable metadata" ... Keep reading