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100% Open Access agreement with Cambridge University Press


The universities in the Netherlands and Cambridge University Press (CUP) have recently concluded a three-year agreement guaranteeing 100% Open Access to academic journals.

Another 46 additional UL Study Places


The study places are available from the 18th of May, before the start of the Exams in May

Free Open Access publishing in Cogitatio Press journals


The University Library is now an institutional member of Cogitatio Press, an Open Access, academic publisher for the social sciences.

Open up to open access


Enhance your profile in science. Open Science is based on the principles of transparency and accessibility. More and more scientists are coming to realize that as well as knowledge sharing, improving access to publications is imperative. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and VUmc are certainly an advocate of this approach.

1000 portrait on VU Research Portal


The University Library congratulates Dr. Bastiaan van Apeldoorn, Reader in International Relations, Department of Political Science and Public Administration VU Amsterdam

Extended opening hours University Library previous to exam period


So feel free to study at the University Library

New lending desk University Library Main Building


From Friday 12 till Friday 19 May entrance 1A-01

No agreement between VSNU and Oxford University Press


The universities in the Netherlands and Oxford University Press (OUP) have been unable to reach a new agreement for access to academic journals.

Seminar ‘How to publish a world-class paper?'


Everything you always wanted to know about scientific publishing

Workshop and help desk session on finding and using data


Now also on Saturday

Good news for researchers: over 7700 journals now offer Open Access publishing


Did you know that many journals from top publishers offer Open Access publishing free of charge?

Short disruption in Library System LibSearch Sat 8-4 until 12am


Due to worldwide maintenance the Library systems LibSearch and Self Service will not be accessible on campus, home or elsewhere on Sunday 5 February, from 7am until 12am

Advisory report European Commission next-generation metrics


The European Commission released an advisory report on next-generation research metrics (besides e.g. an h-index) as part of Open Science practice.

Free Open Access publishing in legal journals Brill


The VSNU has reached an agreement with Brill on publishing in Open Access

Study at the University Library during holidays


The library is open from 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

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