Library+ Researcher

Support for researchers @UM

In the spotlight

Open up to Open Access

Starting your research

Support when writing a new research proposal and/or searching for scholarly information or research data.

library collections

Collections

Library collections
EndNote

EndNote

EndNote is a software programme that helps you collect and keep track of your references, and easily insert them into your research documents as
Finding information

Finding information

How to find articles, books, databases and more in the library. A quick overview to get you started.
Funding support

Funding support

Contact members of the Contract Research Center for personal advice.
Literature support services for researchers

Literature support services for researchers

Need any help in your preparation of search strategies for structured, systematic literature review or searches in databases?
Ordering literature

Ordering literature

UM staff and students can make suggestions for ordering books for the library collection. UM teachers can order titels for the Learning and Resource
Remote Access

Remote access

Maastricht University students and staff members, as well as azM staff members have off-campus access to protected services and resources, like databases, e-journals and
Research data management

Research data management

Research Data Management refers to the storage, access, and preservation of data produced from a given research project.
Workshops and courses

Workshops and courses

Maastricht University Library offers all sorts of courses and workshops in the field of information skills.

Collecting & Analysing

Support when searching for scientific information or research data; doing research with colleagues and want to share and/or store information in a secure way.

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BrowZine – browse, read & monitor scholarly journals on your tablet

BrowZine provides access to licensed scholarly journals on your tablet device. You can create a personal bookshelf of favourite journals and save articles to
library collections

Collections

Library collections
Data Search Support

Data Search Support

Data Search Support: database manuals, workshops and support for Maastricht University students and researchers.
DataverseNL

DataverseNL – DataverseUM

Register, store and share your research data
EndNote

EndNote

EndNote is a software programme that helps you collect and keep track of your references, and easily insert them into your research documents as
Literature support services for researchers

Literature support services for researchers

Need any help in your preparation of search strategies for structured, systematic literature review or searches in databases?
Remote Access

Remote access

Maastricht University students and staff members, as well as azM staff members have off-campus access to protected services and resources, like databases, e-journals and
Research data management

Research data management

Research Data Management refers to the storage, access, and preservation of data produced from a given research project.
Virtual Research Environment - VRE

Virtual Research Environment – VRE

We offer a dedicated collaboration tool, that not only facilitates communication and information sharing but explicitly offers the possibility to work together.
Workshops and courses

Workshops and courses

Maastricht University Library offers all sorts of courses and workshops in the field of information skills.

Writing & Publishing

Support to improve your research impact and visibility.

Copyright Info Point

Copyright Information Point

The Maastricht University Library compiled the Copyright Information Point to inform and advice UM students, teachers and researchers about copyright issues.
EndNote

EndNote

EndNote is a software programme that helps you collect and keep track of your references, and easily insert them into your research documents as
Increase your research impact

Increase your research impact

Strategies to increase the likelihood of an article being cited, discussed or otherwise mentioned in scientific and relevant societal groups.
Open Access logo

Open Access

Open Access (OA) means unrestricted online access to your writings. The following guide explains how you may promote OA.
ORCiD logo

ORCiD

Establishing your researcher identity with ORCiD
Publish an e-journal

Publish your own electronic journal

The University Library provides a comprehensive service for setting up, managing an e-journal and facilitates the different stages of the publishing process, from submitting,
Pure & Research Publications Support

Pure & Research Publications Support

Pure & Research Publications Support
Registration of your publications

Registration of your publications

Publications and other relevant research output can be registered in our Current Research Information System – Pure. Output registered in Pure can be made
Research assessment support

Research assessment support

We are happy to assist you in requiring relevant information from Pure.
Research data management

Research data management

Research Data Management refers to the storage, access, and preservation of data produced from a given research project.
UM Publications

UM Publications

Publications by UM scholars and affiliated institutes
Workshops and courses

Workshops and courses

Maastricht University Library offers all sorts of courses and workshops in the field of information skills.

What others say

Testimonials from Maastricht University researchers with regards to the library services for researchers.

This EndNote course taught me advanced features. Since my literature management and process of systematic review has considerably changed.

Friederike J.S. Thilo

At the introduction meeting, I got acquainted with the Virtual Research Environment (a service to share files within the research team) and with the Dataverse Network (a progressive approach to archive, link to, and possibly share research data in a scientifically sound manner).”

Bram Duyx

First-year PhD student, on Virtual Research Environment

It was a great way of meeting not only library experts but also other new researchers.

Dr. Aline Sierp

Lecturer in European Studies, on Library Introduction for new researchers

This e-journal management tool is great! Not only for publishing the articles, but also for managing the submission process online.

Dr. Anke Sambeth

Editor Maastricht Student Journal of Psychology & Neuroscience, on the UM Library publishing tool

Research related news & events

ResearchGate taken to court

Global publishing companies, e.g. Elsevier, Wiley and Brill, take ResearchGate to court over scientific article sharing. The grounds are that this website in their opinion violates copyright.

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EndNote X8 has arrived!

On 15 May EndNote X7.5 has been upgraded to EndNote X8.0.1 on all Student Desktop computers. EndNote X8.0.1 promises a new and fresh look and faster functionalities.

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Open up to Open Access

Whether you have just started your research, or are finalising your paper at this moment, publication of your scientific work will cross your mind. Are you still indecisive in which journal to publish? Choose Open Access!

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Contact & Support

For questions or information, use the web form right to contact a subject specialist.

Contact a Research Support specialist

Henk van den Hoogen

Henk van den Hoogen

Programme Manager
85107 

Coen van Laer

Coen van Laer

Copyright and Open Access specialist   85110
Jos Franssen

Jos Franssen

Information specialist
85105

Mir Uiterwijk

Mir Uiterwijk

Research information systems specialist

Lilian Vergeldt

Lilian Vergeldt

Research information systems specialist

Research Support by the library

Maastricht University Library is committed to supporting research endeavours on campus and beyond. We offer information and services to help you understand scholarly publishing, open access, copyright, data management practices, metadata, Data Management Plans, and more.

You can always talk to our experts about these topics or browse the information gathered below, If you have any questions, please Ask Your Librarian.

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