NPOS2030 Ambition Consultation

The Netherlands National Program Open Science (NPOS) needs your help

The National Programme Open Science (NPOS), in which UM is also participating, has set up an Open Consultation to allow you to reflect on the NPOS2030 Ambitions. Find out more about the NPOS2030 Ambition Document and the link to the consultation ... Read More
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Practical Guide on Preprints Published

Today, we published a practical guide on preprints for scholars, journalists, professionals, and the general public. DOI-10.5281/zenodo.5600535 ... Read More
Springer stop 2021

Maximum number of APC-free Open Access articles in Springer journals reached

As of today, accepted articles by Springer are no longer eligible for APC-free Open Access without costs to Maastricht University and MUMC+ researchers during the remainder of 2021 ... Read More
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The new Open Access Journal Browser

The new branded and revised UM/MUMC+ Open Access Journal Browser. Use the Journal Browser to find all relevant Open Access and APC discount information from the national deals and local arrangements with publishers ... Read More
Maastricht University Library celebrates International Open Access Week 2021

Maastricht University Library celebrates International Open Access Week 2021

During International Open Access Week 2021, we celebrate Open Access at Maastricht University with extra attention to new developments, services and tips. Read on to find out about eight ways to celebrate Open Access Week with us ... Read More
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Free Open Access publishing quota at Springer Nature and Emerald almost reached

After reaching the quota, you can not apply for the 100% discount on the costs for Open Access publishing with these two publishers until the end of the year. Read more about these quotas and your alternatives ... Read More
Open Access -Publishing Checklist

OA Publishing Checklist | Open Access Tip

A checklist for Maastricht University (UM) and Maastricht University Medical Centre (MUMC+) researchers who want to publish Open Access article using the services of the University Library ... Read More
Self Archiving - Green Open Access - Maastricht University

Archive and share the final author’s version of your publication

Archive and share the author accepted version (AAM) of your publication to maximise the reach when Gold Open Access publishing is not an option. Maastricht University Green Open Access policy and self-archiving. Pure - Maastricht University Research Publications ... Read More
Open Access -You share we take care

You share, we take care! (Taverne) | Open Access

You share, we take care - Taverne | legally share your publications with the world via UM Research Publications (Pure). Even if they are published behind a paywall. A Maastricht University Library service. UM UB ... Read More
VSNU Elsevier Deal 2020

Dutch research institutions and Elsevier agreed on a new extensive agreement

Read access to all publications in the scientific Elsevier journals and open access (OA) publication of peer-reviewed articles for UM & MUMC until 2025 ... Read More
VSNU Elsevier Deal 2020

Dutch research institutions and Elsevier: 1 May update

VSNU, NFU, NWO and Elsevier have agreed on a brief extension to finalise the agreement. For Maastricht University and MUMC+, this means that we continue to have access to all online Elsevier journals and that researchers do not pay APC for OA publishing in Elsevier journals until further notice ... Read More
VSNU Elsevier Deal 2020

Elsevier journals 100% open access: Dutch research institutions and Elsevier reach framework agreement

The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), The Netherlands Federation of University Medical Centres (NFU), The Dutch Research Council (NWO) and information and analytics business Elsevier have reached a framework agreement ... Read More
Open Access - Recommended Reads

How flipping a journal became about more than just Open Access

In January 2019, the entire editorial board of Elsevier’s Journal of Informetrics (JOI) resigned to start Quantitative Science Studies (QSS). They wanted a journal with the same scope and same scientific standards, but society-owned, open access and open citations ... Read More
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Open Access portal – Maastricht University

Maastricht University Library guides publishing Open Access, funder policies, applying for Open Access funding, and promoting your research more widely. The open Access portal of Maastricht University - Green and Gold OA - helps you disseminate research broadly and provides access to all ... Read More
Royal Society of Chemistry

Journals of the Royal Society of Chemistry available again

Maastricht University and MUMC+ students and staff can access the articles of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) journals again. The current subscription runs until 2021 ... Read More
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Elsevier has considerably expanded the number of journals in which open access can be published for free

Elsevier has expanded the number of journal titles in which researchers from Maastricht University and MUMC + can publish open access ‘for free’ to 1650 hybrid titles. Researchers can now also publish in 250 open access journals without paying APC ... Read More
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A NARCIS milestone: more than 700,000 academic open access publications registered

The Dutch scholarly publications portal NARCIS now presents more than 700,000 open access publications by Dutch academics. Maastricht University counts for 15,228 open access publications ... Read More
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Reading and publishing agreement with Elsevier extended until 2020

In late 2018, when the ‘current’ contract with Elsevier ended, VSNU and Elsevier agreed to continue the talks on a new contract while the existing agreements were maintained. Now the current contract will be extended for an additional six months to allow more time for the negotiations ... Read More
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Dutch universities and Karger renew open access agreement

Researchers of Maastricht University and Maastricht University Medical Centre can publish without any extra costs (APC) in more than 100 peer-reviewed Karger journals, both fully OA and hybrid ... Read More
Similarity Check Service: prevent sloppy referencing or plagiarism

Similarity Check Service: prevent sloppy referencing or plagiarism

This week we launched a new service for researchers: the Similarity Check Service ... Read More

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