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Open Day on Open Science: Drop your data FAIR

The annual Open Day on Open Science with the theme “Drop your data FAIR” will take place on 24 September 2020 from 13.00 – 17.00 hours ... Keep reading
Dennie Hebels (MERLN) received an Open Science Use Case Award

Dennie Hebels (MERLN) received an Open Science Use Case Award

Researchers Dennie Hebels (MERLN, Maastricht University) and Jan de Boer (Technical University Eindhoven) received an Open Science Use Case Award for their project cBiT: The Compendium for Biomaterial Transcriptomics. DOI:10.1016/j.biomaterials.2017.10.008 ... Keep reading
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 ... Keep reading
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. ... Keep reading
Public data sets in DataverseNL now also available via NARCIS

Public data sets in DataverseNL now also available via NARCIS

Published data sets in DataverseNL of UM/MUMC+ researchers have been made available through the Dutch research portal NARCIS recently. ... Keep reading
Free online course | Open Science: sharing your research with the world

Free online course | Open Science: sharing your research with the world

This MOOC covers an introduction to Open Science and the FAIR principles, open research data, open access to publications and how to increase research(ers) visibility and impact. The course starts on 6 May 2020 and takes 4 weeks (about 4 hours per week). The course is open to anyone and is completely free ... Keep reading
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. ... Keep reading
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 ... Keep reading
Open Education: do not reinvent the wheel, get inspired

Open Education: do not reinvent the wheel, get inspired

Open Education is part of Open Science, as became clear during the Open Science event last Friday, 25 October. Leo Köhler (FHML) presented the TOOL2-project and Costas Papadopoulos (FASoS) showed us the DARIAH Teach Platform ... Keep reading
Rianne Letschert signs DORA for Maastricht University

An important step on the road to Open Science at UM

Rianne Letschert signed DORA on behalf of Maastricht University last Friday during the UM Open Science Event. Find out more about DORA and Open Science at UM. And read about the exciting OS related projects that were presented by UM scholars during the event ... Keep reading
De wijde wereld van het recht duiden met algoritmes

De wijde wereld van het recht duiden met algoritmes

De pilot Web of Laws ontwikkelt tools die snel de relevante uitspraken filtert voor juristen. Met FAIR datagebruik en open science als belangrijke ankerpunten ... Keep reading
Analysing the wide world of law with algorithms

Analysing the wide world of law with algorithms

The pilot project Web of Laws is working to develop tools that quickly filter the relevant rulings for lawyers with FAIR data use and open science as important anchors ... Keep reading
UM Open Science event 2019

UM Open Science event 2019

On Friday 25 October the 2019 UM Open Science event took place. Rianne Letschert started the event with the official signage of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) ... Keep reading
Henk van den Hoogen & Micah Vandegrift

Micah Vandegrift – a Fullbright in Maastricht

Micah Vandergrift visited Maastricht University Library as a Fulbright-Schuman innovation fellow and stayed with us for 5 months between October 2018 and February 2019. ... Keep reading
Open Science: UKB has signed The Hague Declaration

Open Science: UKB has signed The Hague Declaration

Maastricht University Library is a member of UKB, the Dutch consortium of the thirteen university libraries and the National Library of the Netherlands. We are happy to announce that UKB endorses the goals of the Hague Declaration. Read more on the main purposes ... Keep reading
LIBER statement on Open Science

LIBER statement on Open Science

LIBER, the Association of European Research Libraries, is in favour of ‘opening up of the research process’. LIBER believes that the move towards openness will lead to increased transparency, better quality research, a higher level of citizen engagement, and will accelerate the pace of scientific discovery through the facilitation of data-driven innovation ... Keep reading

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