The University Library of the Vrije Universiteit organized a seminar on scientific publishing for PhD students on October 22, 2015. The video's and slides are now available as weblectures.
In the Image Database (Beeldbank) you can now find an extended set of the frequently consulted maps of the Topographische en Militaire kaart van het Koningrijk der Nederlanden (TMK).
A 100 plus crowd of PhD’s attended the seminar ‘How to publish a world class paper’ on Thursday 22 October 201. Another 93 followed the event via a live stream.
Take a look at the new Open Access pages!
At the start of the Open Access week rector Vinod Subramaniam, on behalf of VU Amsterdam, signed the petition Moving Forwards on Open Access of the League of Research Universities (LERU).
Monday October 19, the first day of the Open Access Week 2015, rector magnificus Vinod Subramaniam opened the symposium Connecting Data for Research at the VU. More than 100 participants from all over the Netherlands discussed the importance of sharing research data and the many issues that are related to it.
VU instructors are permitted to create online readers from journal articles and book chapters, and make these readers available to students. Copyright laws need to be taken into account, however, when compiling readers. The University Library helps you with information, consulting hours and a workshop.
Research Data Services offers workshops for both bachelor & master students and researchers who need financial type data. These workshops will give you hands-on experience when using several databases and combining datasets using Excel.
Would you like to be better at finding and processing literature and data? The university library can help!
New exhibition 'Compassion in Early Modern Culture, 1500-1700: The Cultural History of an Emotion' in the Erfgoedvitrine
University Library of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is now licensing BrowZine, which enables easy access to thousands of e-journals in the University Library collection on a mobile device (iPad, iPhone, Android)
The University Library study rooms and computer rooms in the B wing of the main building will be open until 10 pm on Saturday and Sunday on the two weekends prior to exam week.
NWO has changed the conditions for its Incentive Fund Open Access Publications.
On July 6th 2015 the Data Center helpdesk moved to 1B-21 in the B-wing of the VU main campus building.
The European Commission has launched a Pilot to fund open access publications for finalized FP7 projects.