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Video’s and slides seminar “How to publish a world class paper” online


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.

Extended set of topographic maps available on Geoplaza


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).

Large crowd attended seminar on scientific publishing


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.

Interested in Open Access?


Take a look at the new Open Access pages!

Open Access week – Christmas is over!


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).

Open Access week starts at VU with symposium on sharing data


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.

Online readers and copyright: how to deal with 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.

Workshops on combining financial data


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.

Library offers (online) courses and workshops in research skills


Would you like to be better at finding and processing literature and data? The university library can help!

New exhibition in the Erfgoedvitrine


New exhibition 'Compassion in Early Modern Culture, 1500-1700: The Cultural History of an Emotion' in the Erfgoedvitrine

BROWZINE: Explore your favorite UB VU e-journals


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)

University Library study rooms open at the weekends prior to exams


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.

Change in conditions contribution in costs open access publishing


NWO has changed the conditions for its Incentive Fund Open Access Publications.

Data Center support has changed


On July 6th 2015 the Data Center helpdesk moved to 1B-21 in the B-wing of the VU main campus building.

Open Access fund for FP7 publications


The European Commission has launched a Pilot to fund open access publications for finalized FP7 projects.

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