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  • 25 Mar 2019
    Nexis Uni - The standard databases for finding news

    As from April 1st you can search Nexis Uni to find articles from newspapers, news magazines and other news sources.

  • 13 Mar 2019
    Extra Study Spaces and Extended Opening Hours

    During exam time the Library, in cooperation with Facility Services, offers you extra study spaces. On campus lecture rooms are available for studying. Need longer for your study? No problem. We have extended opening ...

  • 12 Mar 2019
    New and renewed open access agreements with publishers for 2019

    The Dutch universities, the university libraries and publishers have made a couple of new agreements and renewed a few existing ones on open access for 2019. The following is an overview of these agreements.

  • 5 Mar 2019
    Analysis tool for scientific output available

    SciVal is a bibliometric tool that uses data from Scopus to analyze the research performance of universities, groups, individuals and even countries. As a researcher, you can use SciVal to create evaluation reports, ...

  • 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.

  • 21 Jan 2019
    Extended library opening hours

    Looking for somewhere to study on campus during the examination period? All the major library locations have extended opening hours and additional study rooms.

  • 21 Jan 2019
    Open Access Agreement with the Oxford University Press

    This year researchers will be able to profit from the agreement the Dutch universities made with the Oxford University Press (OUP).

  • 12 Dec 2018
    Guidelines for the implementation of Plan S have been announced

    In November Coalition S announced the guidelines for implementing Plan S, the transition to complete open access.

  • 10 Dec 2018
    Makeover for CataloguePlus

    From 10 December CataloguePlus – the online search engine of the Library – has a brand-new look and is easier to use on mobile devices.

  • 6 Dec 2018
    The Library Wish Tree is back

    As of today the Library invites students, employees and other visitors to share their inspiring wishes for the new year. This year there are two Wish Trees, located at the University Library Singel and P.C. Hoofthuis ...

  • 6 Dec 2018
    Extended library opening hours

    Looking for somewhere to study on campus during the examination period? All the major library locations have extended opening hours and additional study rooms.

  • 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.

  • 19 Nov 2018
    UvA discontinues BrowZine service

    The BrowZine tablet app will not be available for UvA users after 31 December 2018. Usage turned out too low, related to the costs.

  • 23 Oct 2018
    The puppy room: 'A great way to take a break from your studies.'

    This Monday afternoon and today, from 14:00 to 16:00, a temporary puppy room was in effect in the University Library on Singel. Under the watchful eyes of an experienced dog trainer and of course their owners, among ...

  • 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 ...

  • 15 Oct 2018
    Unwind in University Library puppy room - already 'sold out'

    The University Library on Singel will be temporarily opening a puppy room especially for students during the upcoming exam period. Looking for a chance to relax between studying? Then come along and cuddle and play ...

  • 15 Oct 2018
    Buy & sell used textbooks with other UvA students

    Affinity is the keyword for UvABooks.nl, an initiative of UvA students for selling and buying their used textbooks online at a friendly price.  The idea is for UvA students to use their own online space, with no ...

  • 11 Oct 2018
    Extended library opening hours

    Are you looking for somewhere to study during the examination period? All of the major library locations have extended opening hours and additional study rooms during this period. During the peak period more than 750 ...

  • 9 Oct 2018
    Data management planning made easier: DMPonline

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

  • 28 Sep 2018
    No services P.C. Hoofthuis Library

    Due to the occupation of the P.C. Hoofthuis today, P.C. Hoofthuis Libary is closed on Friday 28 September. Reserved books remain longer. Also the delivery of materials from the collection of the P.C. Hoofthuis ...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 30 Jul 2018
    Reading room Book depot (IWO) closed 24 August 2018

    The reading room at the Book depot (IWO) will be closed on 24 August 2018 due to the Summer School organized by Special Collections.

  • 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 ...

  • 11 Jun 2018
    WeMakeThe.City

    Cities are growing worldwide, including Amsterdam. This growth is accompanied by urgent challenges involving climate, security, affordable housing, health and more. How can we make cities better? WeMakeThe.City, a ...

  • 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. 

  • 16 Mar 2018
    City of Amsterdam and UvA invest in development of University Quarter

    On 15 March the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the City of Amsterdam set out agreements regarding the joint development of the University Quarter. The municipality and the University will work together to ...

  • 16 Mar 2018
    Extended library opening hours and 750 additional study places during examination period

    Are you looking for somewhere to study during the examination period? All of the major library locations have extended opening hours and additional study rooms during this period. During the peak period, from Monday ...

  • 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.

  • 16 Feb 2018
    Students offer their ideas on the design for new UB study places

    Books, seclusion, plants, views, light and space. These are the terms students used most to describe their favourite visual impressions of possible study places featured in the Library’s ‘Study Places Tinder’ survey ...

  • 5 Feb 2018
    Preliminary asbestos investigation BG13/14

    This month, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is starting its preliminary investigation into asbestos in BG13a/14. These activities are in preparation of the construction work for the University Library to be built ...

  • 1 Feb 2018
    The Allard Pierson Museum and Special Collections will join to become the Allard Pierson

    The Allard Pierson Museum and Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam will join to become the Allard Pierson: the museum and the institute for cultural heritage collections of the University of Amsterdam.

  • 30 Jan 2018
    UvA collaborates with West 8 on university quarter

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is to build a City Centre Campus in the heart of Amsterdam in the vicinity of the Binnengasthuis grounds, Oude Turfmarkt, Oudezijds Achterburgwal and Kloveniersburgwal. The campus is ...

  • 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.

  • 11 Jan 2018
    Help think about the design for study places of the new UB and win an iPad!

    A new university library will open its doors in 2021 at the Binnengasthuis premises. Right now MVSA Architects is working on the design for the interior and we are looking for as much student input as we can get. ...

  • 23 Dec 2017
    In Memoriam Warren Lee

    Last night we received the sad news that Warren Lee has died. Until his retirement in 2015, Warren was the driving force behind the Nijhof & Lee bookshop at Special Collections.

  • 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 ...

  • 6 Oct 2017
    Extended opening hours library locations and extra study places during exam period

    Looking for a study place during the exam period? UB Singel will be open every night until 1 A.M. Extra study places have also been arranged on the Roeterseiland Campus (REC) and in the city centre.

  • 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.

  • 27 Sep 2017
    Open access publishing: workshops

    It is possible to publish open access in almost every journal, and in most cases without any costs for the author. On 23, 24 and 26 October the Library will give workshops in which you will learn how to publish open ...

  • 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 ...