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Open Access secured in Copyright Act


On February 12 the House of Representatives adopted an amendment which secures Open Access in the Copyright Act.

All editions Topographic and Military Maps in Image Database


Recently the digital versions of the Topographische en Militaire kaart van het Koningrijk der Nederlanden have been added to the Historical Maps section of the Image Database.

Advantageous conditions for publishing in Open Access with four publishers


To encourage VU and VUmc researchers to publish in Open Access, the University Library has made arrangements with four publishers offering VU and VUmc scientists a discount on publication costs, and in some cases the possibility of publishing free of charge, in 2015.

Forget your pincode! Pay contactless at the UL


Effective immediately, contactless payment of all financial transactions can now be made at the counter in the library on the 2nd floor of the University Main Building and the Medical Library in the VUmc Building.

VU library opening hours during Christmas break


The university library has alternate opening hours during the Christmas break from 24 December through 4 January.

Part of the collection temporarily not available


Due to maintenance to one of our depots a part of our collection is temporarily not available.

Maintenance completed, collection available again


The maintenance in one of our depots has been completed, the collection is available again.

Welcome new students


VU University Library will gladly support you in your studies

B wing VU Main Building closed 26 & 27 July


Study places in the B wing (VU Library) will be closed during the weekend of 26/27 July. Monday 28 access will be possible again.

Summer holidays 2014 - Library closures


7 July - 29 August

Closure of the 3rd floor library desk


As of 7 July 2014

Sunday 22 June EndNote online unavailable


Due to maintenance

Creating knowledge clips for use in online education


Tutors can record their knowledge clips in the film studio of the Audiovisual Centre.

Electricity testing Saturday 7 June


8 - 9:30 am

Limited library services due to maintanance


Renewals and reservations unavailable from Tuesday 10 June - Sunday 15 June

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