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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

Open Access at Maastricht University - Publish Gold OA or make published research Green Open Access available to anyone in the world rather than keeping results hidden behind a subscription paywall ... Read More
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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
Similarity Check Service

Similarity Check Service

Similarity Check for researchers - Prevent sloppy referencing or plagiarism. Whether you want to authenticate your own writing, that by your co-author, or by your PhD-student, our Similarity Check Service is the tool for you ... Read More
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Taverne

Taverne - You share, we take care: use your right to share scholarly publications after six months. Open Access publishing service by Maastricht University Library. UM UB ... Read More
Open Access publishing agreement with Oxford University Press started

Open Access publishing agreement with Oxford University Press started

Corresponding authors of Maastricht University and MUMC+ can now publish open access for free at Oxford University Press (OUP) ... Read More
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Taverne: an extra boost for open access

“You share, we take care” was launched today. We give open access another boost by helping researchers to make paywalled publications available to the public. Maastricht University is a participating partner in this VSNU project ... Read More
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Elsevier read and publish license extended by 6 months

Maastricht University students and researchers will have continued access to Elsevier articles behind a paywall (subscriptions) and UM researchers can publish their articles open access without extra costs (APC) in almost 400 Elsevier journals for another six months ... Read More
What journal to publish in (3) – Open Access

What journal to publish in (3) – Open Access

This post about Open Access is the third in a short series about selecting the best journal to publish in and some of the options to consider. UM Library supports researchers in this task. Learn more about selecting journals, article processing charges and the journal browser ... Read More
What journal to publish in (2) – The Journal Impact Factor

What journal to publish in (2) – The Journal Impact Factor

This post about the Journal Impact Factor (JIF) is the second post in a short series about selecting the best journal to publish in and the way Maastricht University Library supports UM researchers with this task ... Read More
What journal to publish in (1) – Selection criteria

What journal to publish in (1) – Selection criteria

In a short series about selecting the best journal to publish in, we will cover some of the options to consider. And the way Maastricht University Library supports UM researchers with this task. This is the first post in the series ... Read More
Looking back on OA seminar Publish with impact

Looking back on OA seminar Publish with impact

On Tuesday 24 October around 45 UM researchers participated in the University Library’s seminar ‘Publish with impact’ to celebrate the International Open Access Week 2017. Watch the video and presentations here ... Read More
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OA Journal Browser

Find a journal to publish in: the Journal Browser contains all Open Access journals and the journals Maastricht University subscribes to. Find information about Open Access deals and Article Processing Charges (APC) Maastricht University researchers can make use of ... Read More

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