Indulging in old travel books and writing for Wikipedia

Indulging in old travel books and writing for Wikipedia

Since a few years, FASoS students have been delving into travel treasures from the UM Jesuit collection, select a book themselves and write a bachelor thesis and a Wikipedia article on it. This year's Wikipedia articles are ready, published and available to all ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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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) ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More

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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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
Campus wide license Overleaf LaTeX editor

Campus wide license Overleaf LaTeX editor

Do you want to share your LaTeX documents with an unlimited number of collaborators? Or do you want to save time by co-writing in an editor with full document history and integration with reference managers and Github? Try Overleaf Professional! ... Read More
UM Library presents new e-books collection on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

UM Library presents new e-books collection on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The University Library wants to contribute to a diverse and inclusive UM and presents the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Collection of IGI Global that is open for use via the library ... Read More