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  • 1 Feb 2019
    This is what you wished for the most at the Library

    During the Holiday season you all together wrote more than 500 wishing cards. The Library feels honored and thanks everyone who took the time to share their wishes in the Wish Tree at the UB Singel and the P.C. ...

  • 28 Jan 2019
    Changes to Interlibrary loans

    The Library has switched to a new system for requesting books and/or articles from another library, known as Interlibrary Loans (ILL). Both the way you search and the way you submit your request have changed.

  • 27 Nov 2018
    The design for the new library’s lecture room is revealed 

    Lecturers of the Humanities faculty contributed to the design for the new library’s lecture room that is to be built on the Binnengasthuis site.

  • 23 Oct 2018
    Check out the Definitive Interior Design of the new University Library

    In early 2021, the new University Library will be opening in the University Quarter. What will the interior look like? Imagine a yellow counter instead of red at which to collect requested items, study nooks amidst ...

  • 9 Oct 2018
    Data management planning made easier: DMPonline

    As of today, researchers can write their data management plan with the online tool DMPonline.

  • 27 Sep 2018
    Open access has been kicked up a notch with ‘Plan S’

    From 1 January 2020 onwards, all publications resulting from NWO financing and other national and European research financiers must find publication in fully open access journals.

  • 18 Sep 2018
    Fraudulent open access publishers

    The Volkskrant recently published an article exposing fraudulent publishers who deceptively offer open access publishing. These publishers charge open access fees without offering the editorial services or peer reviews.

  • 17 Aug 2018
    Library subscribes to BioCyc, database for life scientists

    From March to April the UvA had a trial access to the BioCyc Database Collection. This is now converted into a license for one year. If usage by students and staff is satisfactory, then the license will be continued.

  • 15 Aug 2018
    Update negotiations Elsevier

    1 January 2019 the agreement concerning access and open access publishing between the Dutch universities and the publisher Elsevier will come to an end.

  • 18 Jun 2018
    The Science Park Library will close for the summer but service provision continues

    From 5 July to 24 August, the Science Park Library’s collection will not be available because of work being done on the building’s air-conditioning system. Students and staff requiring books from the reference ...

  • 5 Apr 2018
    Completion of provisional design for interior of new University Library

    The provisional design for the interior of the new University Library by interior architects MVSA Architects was agreed this week. Among the defining elements of the design are its use of colour, a reference to the ...

  • 27 Mar 2018
    ‘Bad RDM affects the quality of the research as a whole’

    In 2020 it should be conventional that the UvA and HvA teach proper research data management. At least, that is the goal for Phase 2 of the RDM programme. Emiel van Loon, who works with the Faculty of Science ...

  • 27 Mar 2018
    Dutch Data Prize 2018

    The Dutch Data Prize 2018 is a prize - in three categories -for a researcher or research group that has made an extraordinary contribution to science by making research data available for additional or new research. 

  • 5 Mar 2018
    BioCyc Database Collection on trial until 15 April

    From 15 March to 15 April the BioCyc Database Collection is accessible on trial to students and staff of the University of Amsterdam.

  • 28 Feb 2018
    New regulations for readers

    In using copyright protected material for education purposes, universities must comply with new regulations. This 'Easy Access Regulation' differentiates between short and long extracts.

  • 19 Jan 2018
    SURF research boot camp

    On 10 April, another SURF Research Boot Camp for researchers takes place. This is a day with a variety of hands-on training, organized by UvA and AUAS.

  • 12 Dec 2017
    Wish upon a tree. Share your wish for 2018 in the Library!

    What are your hopes for 2018? Pick up a wish card at any library information desk and share your wishes. We will be collecting the wish cards and hanging them in the wishing tree in the hall of the UB Singel.

  • 5 Dec 2017
    SPIE Digital Library now available at the UvA

    All students and staff at the UvA will now have access to the SPIE Digital Library.

  • 29 Nov 2017
    10,000 open access articles from Dutch academics

    According to the newly presented government coalition agreement ‘open science’ and ‘open access’ will be the norm in scientific research. A lot has been done in the past few years to work towards this goal and recent ...

  • 28 Sep 2017
    Securing your research data

    From now on, researchers at UvA can save and share their research data safely and securely using figshare.

  • 19 Sep 2017
    Publication of UvA/AUAS Library Annual Report and facts & figures for 2016

    The Annual Report [in Dutch] has been published in the form of an infographic showing the goals, intended results and specific actions per strategic line, with hyperlinks to relevant web articles. The facts & figures ...

  • 19 Sep 2017
    Law Library and IVIR documentation centre have moved to the REC

    The Law Library and The Institute for Information Law (IVIR) documentation centre moved to the Roeterseiland Campus over the summer months. Have you already taken a look?

  • 14 Sep 2017
    Reshelving collections Singel 425 almost done

    After the reshelving of the books at P.C. Hoofthuis Library, the last few months the Humanities collections in the University Library Singel is reshelved according to the Library of Congress Classification (LCC). The ...

  • 5 Sep 2017
    Learning Spaces REC A0 and BC1 now in use

    Need a few minutes as a group to work on a project, before or after a lecture? Or somewhere for concentrated study on your own? At the new Learning Spaces close to the teaching facilities, you can choose a workplace ...

  • 25 Jul 2017
    Changes to study places in the city centre and Roeterseiland Campus

    This Summer, the Faculty of Law is moving to the Roeterseiland Campus. How will this affect study places in the city centre and Roeterseiland Campus?

  • 4 Jul 2017
    New study spaces in REC A and B/C

    In the 'Learning Spaces' in REC A and B/C there will be created ca 850 new study spaces without a PC. The new study spaces will be phased into use from the start of the new academic year.

  • 20 Jun 2017
    Figshare in Amsterdam

    On 30 May, Maria Heijne, director of the UvA/HvA Library, welcomed ca 40 colleagues from Dutch universities in the UvA/HvA Library for an information session on the implementation of ‘figshare for institutions’ at ...

  • 14 Jun 2017
    Paper by UvA authors in top 5% most cited articles

    A paper on mobility and potential exposure to diversity, written by UvA researchers Marco te Brömmelstroet, Anna Nikolaeva and Meredith Glaser of Urban Planning and others, is now in the top 5% of most cited articles ...

  • 15 May 2017
    More than 8,000 journals make science more visible than ever before

    An increasing number of journals from large publishers allow researchers to publish open access without extra costs. Making publications freely available and giving them a large reach thus becomes more and more easy. ...

  • 10 May 2017
    Research groups test figshare

    This spring a few UvA research groups will start working with figshare.