Access, library card and membership

As a member of the University library you need a UMcard  for:

  • Borrowing books
  • Requesting journals/books from the closed stacks
  • Printing and copying
  • Inter library loan services
  • Paying (UM cafeteria)
  • Accessing lockers (in the Inner City Library)

How to get a UMcard

Students UM and AVMU

UM students

Students UM  automatically receive a UMcard at the start of their study. You can immediately use your card in the library.

AVMU Students

Students of the University of Midwifery Education & Studies Maastricht (AVMU) automatically receive a UMcard at the start of their study. Activate your card for library use at the information desk.

The information desk is located on the ground floor of the Inner City Library  and at level 1 in the Randwyck Library 
The opening hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8.30 – 17.00, Tuesday 10.30 – 17.00,
Saturday (only Inner City Library): 11.00 – 14.00.

Employees UM

Employees automatically receive a UM card at the start of their employment.

You need to activate and update your UM card for library use.

Activate your account

For more information or help contact the information desk, located on the ground floor of the Inner City Library and at level 1 in the Randwyck Library.
The opening hours are: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8.30 – 17.00, Tuesday 10.30 – 17.00,
Saturday (only Inner City Library): 11.00 – 14.00

 

Employees MUMC and AVMU

Employees automatically receive a MUMC/AVMU card at the start of their employment.

Activate your UM card for library use at the information desk  of the library.

The information desk is located on the ground floor of the Inner City Library  and at level 1 in the Randwyck Library
The opening hours are: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8.30 – 17.00, Tuesday 10.30 – 17.00,
Saturday (only Inner City Library): 11.00 – 14.00.

Employees OU

Researchers and supporting staff of the OU can use this webform  to apply for a UMcard.

Within two weeks the UMcard will be sent to your work address.

UM Alumni

Apply for a UMcard at the information desk .

Costs €36.50 a year. 
Information on payment in the library

More information about services and membership

Please keep in mind most electronic information resources require a physical presence in the library and cannot be accessed from outside the campus.

The information desk is located on the ground floor of the Inner City Library and at level 1 in the Randwyck Library
The opening hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8.30 – 17.00, Tuesday 10.30 – 17.00,
Saturday (only Inner City Library): 11.00 – 14.00.

What do you need to do?

  • Show a valid identity card.

How long is your library card valid?

  • 1 year from the date of registration.
  • Your membership stops automatically.
  • Each year you can apply for a new membership at the information desk.
Other visitors

Types of membership:

  • 1-year membership for OU students and UM pensioners
    Use the library for private purposes.
  • Library visitor card
OU students and UM pensioners
  • Costs € 36,50
  • Please keep in mind most electronic sources require a physical presence in the library and cannot be accessed off campus.
  • Access to the library is not possible during exam (XXL) weeks, please check our opening hours

How to get a UMcard?

You can apply for a UMcard at the information desk.

The information desk is located on the ground floor of the Inner City Library and at level 1 in the Randwyck Library.
The opening hours are:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8.30 – 17.00, Tuesday 10.30 – 17.00,
Saturday (only Inner City Library): 11.00 – 14.00.

Information on payment in the library

What do you need to do?

  • Show a valid identity card.
  • UM pensioners need to be a member of SenUM.
  • OU students need to show a valid student ID.

 How long is your library card valid?

  • 1 year from the date of registration.
  • Your membership stops automatically.
  • Each year you can apply for a new membership at the information desk.

 

Library visitor card
  • Costs € 10,-
  • You need to make an appointment to visit the library.
  • Visiting is possible during opening hours of the information desk.
  • Access to the library is only possible with a visitors card.
  • Use the public workstations to access the catalogue, databases, e-journals and e-books.
  • Books are for reference only and cannot be borrowed.
  • You can use the visitor card to print, to request items from the closed stacks and to go to the UM cafeteria.
  • You will have a workplace near the information desk.
  • Please keep in mind most electronic sources require a physical presence in the library and cannot be accessed off campus.
  • Access to the library is not possible during exam (XXL) weeks, please check our opening hours

How to get a visitor card?

You can apply for a visitor card at the information desk.

The information desk is located on the ground floor of the Inner City Library and at level 1 in the Randwyck Library.
The opening hours are:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8.30 – 17.00, Tuesday 10.30 – 17.00,
Saturday (only Inner City Library): 11.00 – 14.00.

Information on payment in the library

What do you need to do?

How long is your visitor card valid?

  • 1 day.

 

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