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  • 9 Mar 2016
    Dutch universities strike open access deal with Wiley

    Dutch Universities have signed an agreement with the publisher Wiley regarding open access.

  • 9 Mar 2016
    UVA-DARE: 2.3 million downloads in 2015

    Worldwide, there were 2.3 million downloads from UvA-DARE in 2015. UvA-DARE is the repository of UvA publications, as well as a place to publish them. Heading the top ten is the report by UvA researchers Helberger ...

  • 7 Mar 2016
    Open-access deal with Springer continued

    The open-access deal between the VSNU organisations, of which the UvA is one, and Springer publishers has been renewed. In its first year, almost 2000 articles by Dutch researchers were published in open access, 229 ...

  • 3 Mar 2016
    Empire Online available via the Library

    Empire online is a database which brings together digitised documents on colonialism and imperialism, with a focus on the British Empire. Recently, the UvA Library has taken a licence to it.

  • 1 Mar 2016
    Scopus trial

    Until 31 March 2016 the University of Amsterdam has a trial subscription to Scopus: an abstract and citations database of peer-reviewed scientific literature, journal articles, book chapters and conference proceedings.

  • 10 Dec 2015
    Dutch Universities and Elsevier reach agreement in principle

    The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU) and scientific information provider Elsevier have reached an agreement in principle that marks a milestone in the Netherlands’ transition to open-access ...

  • 7 Dec 2015
    The Bungehuis Library is moving to P.C. Hoofthuis in December

    The library collections of the Bungehuis are moving to the P.C. Hoofthuis during the week of 21-24 December. Friday 18 December is the last day the Library is open in the Bungehuis. From Monday 4 January the ...

  • 1 Dec 2015
    NWO makes open access mandatory

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) unveiled its new tightened policy on open access.

  • 10 Nov 2015
    Open access negotiations with Elsevier still in full swing

    United under VSNU, the Dutch universities are still busy negotiating with publisher Elsevier on the subject of open access.

  • 2 Nov 2015
    4000 downloads of UvA theses per day

    On average, more than 4000 UvA theses are downloaded daily from UvA-DARE by users worldwide. This figure might even increase, if PhD students at UvA would realise earlier what the choice for a specific publisher entails.

  • 21 Oct 2015
    IET TV: videos and news in engineering

    By way of experiment, the Library offers access IET.TV until 4 January 26. IET.TV is a unique collection of over 6,000 video presentations and news in the field of engineering and technology.

  • 12 Oct 2015
    Linguists to publish in affordable open access only

    The editorial boards of various academic journals in linguistics are saying goodbye to their present publishers and will shortly make their articles freely accessible to all of society at very low costs.

  • 7 Oct 2015
    Chromebooks as a sustainable study place solution

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has five study centres with a total of 525 desktops. These desktops are on from early in the morning until late in the evening. With a view to increasing sustainability, ICT Services ...

  • 1 Oct 2015
    Connecting data for research: symposium 19 October

    The symposium Connecting data for research, which is partly organised by the UvA on occasion of the Open Access Week on 19 October, focuses on good practices concerning the collecting, structuring, visualising and ...

  • 9 Sep 2015
    Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry available online

    Until 7 October the Library has access to Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry (RMC).

  • 28 Aug 2015
    Art collections moved to Singel

    In July the Art History Library moved to the University Library, Singel 425. The 40,000 titles in the collections of Art History and Cultural Studies are placed in open stacks again in three rooms in the library at ...

  • 6 Aug 2015
    Over 17,000 journal titles in UvA License List

    The UvA has access to a great number of electronic journal packages through subscriptions with SURFmarket and other platforms. This access includes the right to use articles from relevant journals free of charge in ...

  • 20 Jul 2015
    1000th Springer article is from UvA

    The agreement between the Dutch universities and Springer Publishers about publishing open access has already produced 1,000 articles. The 1000th article was written by two scientists from the AMC.

  • 18 Jul 2015
    New look for UvA-DARE

    UvA-DARE has a new look. In this repository you can find all publications by UvA researchers.

  • 23 Jun 2015
    Library Learning Centre Roeterseiland Campus closed this summer

    The Library Learning Centre (LLC) at Roeterseiland Campus is closed untill 23 August owing to renovation work on the restrooms. There are various alternative facilities on campus for the use of students.

  • 22 Jun 2015
    Summer opening hours: libraries and study centres

    From Monday 6 July to Monday 23 August 2015 the opening hours of a number of study centres and libraries are according to the summer pattern.

  • 5 Jun 2015
    Art library collections not available from 20 July - 2 August

    The collections of Art History and Cultural Studies of the UvA Library will be moved from the Art History Institute at Herengracht to the University Library, Singel 425. Both collections will therefore not be ...

  • 26 May 2015
    New Amsterdam CRIS: finding a successor to Metis

    UvA is collaborating with AMC, VU, VUmc and HvA on the choice and implementation of a new research information system. Recently, a joint tender has been published.

  • 27 Feb 2015
    Warning: rogue publishers

    After graduation or obtaining a doctorate people often receive mail from publishers, offering to publish their Master’s or PhD thesis for free.

  • 20 Feb 2015
    'Moving knowledge forward' motto policy plan Library UvA/HvA

    The user at the centre, support of open sharing and the reuse of research results, the library at the heart of the campus, and libraries and museums as enhancers of the profile and image of the UvA and HvA. These are ...

  • 23 Jan 2015
    15% discount if you publish with BioMed Central

    The open-access platform BioMed Central gives 15% discount to UvA researchers for publishing their articles online.

  • 9 Jan 2015
    Elsevier journals - contract renewed for one year

    After the negotations between the VSNU and Elsevier about subscription rates for journals came to a deadlock in November, the publisher has made the VSNU negotiation team a new offer.

  • 7 Jan 2015
    Agreement on open access with Springer

    Dutch universities have reached an agreement with publisher Springer on open access publishing in 2015 and 2016. Under the Agreement, all articles published by corresponding authors affiliated with a Dutch VSNU or ...

  • 22 Dec 2014
    Collection Netherlands Entomological Society to Naturalis

    On Saturday, 8 November last, the library collection of the Netherlands Entomological Society (NEV) has officially been handed over to Naturalis Biodiversity Center, the national museum and heritage centre for the ...

  • 22 Dec 2014
    Online version of Loeb Classical Library available

    Loeb Classical Library contains Greek and Latin literary works with both the original text and their English translation. This year the publisher brought out an online edition to which the Library has taken out a ...