Call for proposals on Open and Online Education 2020 has been launched

Call for proposals on Open and Online Education 2020 has been launched

Are you thinking about facilitating online guidance for students? Or looking for opportunities to create and share learning material with colleagues from partner institutes? Then it might be worthwhile diving into the recently launched incentive scheme on open and online education ... Keep reading
Survey about the reuse of digital (open) learning material

Survey about the reuse of digital (open) learning material

We want to invite you to a short survey about the reuse of digital (open) learning material with the aim of gaining more insight into the extent to which and the manner in which Open Educational Resources are reused ... Keep reading
Information-Wise

Information-Wise

In March 2019, the University Library and EDLAB officially launched Information-Wise. The project aims at supporting students to effectively use information in their studies and grow as informed and responsible citizens. You can contribute to our project! ... Keep reading
Highlights 2018

Highlights 2018

In 2018 UM Library supported major developments in research and education. We look back on the highlights and are happy to share the results with you ... Keep reading
Digital assessment is a fact at UM

Digital assessment is a fact at UM

The first digital exams took place in the MECC last week. They all went well ... Keep reading
Maastricht chooses Canvas

Maastricht chooses Canvas

Canvas won the tender process for a new learning management system (LMS). This LMS, supplied by Instructure, will replace Blackboard in the summer of 2020. ... Keep reading
Library Vlog #7: Blended Learning

Library Vlog #7: Blended Learning

Most teachers and students have heard about Blended Learning. However, defining this somewhat ambiguous concept is difficult. It is not well known what kind of support is available within UM Library. Learn all about this in our newest vlog! ... Keep reading
UM Library is hiring a Skills Trainer Information & Digital Skills  (0.7-1.0 fte)

UM Library is hiring a Skills Trainer Information & Digital Skills (0.7-1.0 fte)

We are looking for an enthusiastic UM colleague with an eye for the broad range of skills that students need in the changing digital information world. ... Keep reading
New module ‘Profielwerkstuk’ online!

New module ‘Profielwerkstuk’ online!

UM Library developed an online module to help pupils from secondary schools to work on their school project. This new (Dutch) module is now freely available online! The module contains practical information, self-tests, and examples ... Keep reading
Peer Point Tour 2019

Peer Point Tour 2019

Peer Point has been on tour the past few month, visiting UM faculties and having promotional stands at the University Library locations. ... Keep reading
Copyright Info Point

About copyright or why choose open educational resources?

Busy writing an article, using a paper or publishing a book? Check out how to cope with copyright issues. And did you ever considerate sharing or using open educational resources instead? Find out what are the options and restrictions. ... Keep reading
UM students successfully use new video feedback feature

UM students successfully use new video feedback feature

Recently the UM video platform Mediasite introduced 'showcase' for grouping uploaded videos for viewing. How well the showcases' comment feature suits problem-based learning was demonstrated by students of FHML ... Keep reading
Digital Assessment project is entering a new phase

Digital Assessment project is entering a new phase

There is a green light for large-scale digital testing in MECC. Block coordinators can choose from now on whether they want to offer their tests digitally ... Keep reading
Van Dale dictionaries app available

Van Dale dictionaries app available

Download and use the Van Dale app on your tablet or mobile phone, wherever you are, whenever you want ... Keep reading
Adobe Acrobat Pro DC for students

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC for students

As of now, as a UM student you have Adobe Acrobat Pro DC at your disposal when using Student Desktop Student Desktop Anywhere. ... Keep reading
Library Vlog #5: Going Places and Learning Spaces

Library Vlog #5: Going Places and Learning Spaces

Barend Last recently visited the conference ELI Annual Meeting and two local universities in California. The main focus was Learning Spaces and Open Education. Watch our vlog about the trip and download the findings here ... Keep reading
Advance your education and research using UM’s ‘old classics’

Advance your education and research using UM’s ‘old classics’

How can using old books from the Library’s Special Collections and a bit of technology add value to advance your courses? In Library Vlog #4, Rachel Elands tells us about the Maastricht Science Programme ... Keep reading
Join the Student Idea Competition

Join the Student Idea Competition

Join the Student Idea Competition. We need you to come along and think together on how to solve UM's challenges to improve the learning outcomes of our PBL by using IT! ... Keep reading
Massive growth of Lecture Recordings at UM

Massive growth of Lecture Recordings at UM

Almost 4000 lectures were uploaded in 2018 to UM's video infrastructure Mediasite ... Keep reading
Welcome to the Open Education Week (4-8 March)

Welcome to the Open Education Week (4-8 March)

University Maastricht celebrates Open Education Week with new initiatives in the spotlight. For example: AnatomyTOOL project, DariahTeach-platform for Digital Arts & Humanities, Open badges at FSE, Online module on digital information skills ... Keep reading
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