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  • 14 May 2019
    18-29 May: Exam Time

    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 ...

  • 7 May 2019
    27 May to 5 June - Limited Library Services

    From Monday 27 May to Wednesday 5 June, the University Library will be switching over to a new library system. Our services will be restricted during this time. Read more about what temporarily is not possible.

  • 18 Apr 2019
    Easily link datasets in UvA/HvA figshare to publications in Pure

    As of today, UvA researchers are able to link published datasets in UvA/HvA figshare to corresponding publications in Pure. The library has created an automated link connecting the two systems. This means that it is ...

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

    As from May 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

    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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 12 Jun 2017
    Hansje van Halem: in patterns

    From 16 June through 1 October 2017, graphic designer Hansje van Halem responds in the ErfgoedLab to the simultaneous exhibition ‘Modernism: in print’.

  • 24 May 2017
    Provisional decision new University Library City Centre

    The new University Library (UB) can best be realised on the BG site ('Binnengasthuisterrein') in the Tweede Chirurgische Kliniek and the Zusterhuis (BG13/14). This provisional decision by the Executive Board is made ...

  • 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.

  • 2 May 2017
    No agreement with Oxford University Press

    The Dutch universities and Oxford University Press (OUP) were unable to come to a new agreement about access to academic journals.

  • 20 Mar 2017
    Impression kick-off meeting consultation new University Library

    On Thursday 16 March, the launch meeting was held for the consultation process for the choice of location for the new University Library. This meeting marked the start of the four-week consultation period. More than ...

  • 28 Feb 2017
    Consultation on City Centre University Library

    The consultation period in connection with the location of the new University Library on the City Centre Campus will begin from 16 March. A kick-off meeting, an exhibit in VOX-POP, talks with the architects and an ...

  • 26 Jan 2017
    Implementation research data system well under way

    From April onwards, all researchers at UvA and AUAS can securely store and share their data in AMS based on Figshare.

  • 6 Dec 2016
    Pure is ready for use

    Pure replaces the old (Personal) Metis at the University of Amsterdam as the system for registering research and publications.

  • 15 Nov 2016
    Open research data can save lives

    Paul Boersma is professor of Phonetic Sciences and director of the Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication, which is part of the Faculty of Humanities. He designed the faculty’s data protocol and represents ...

  • 19 Oct 2016
    Central RDM system is named AmsterData Management System (AMS)

    AmsterData Management System (AMS) is the name of the central Research Data Management system which will become available early in 2017. Maarten Hogenstijn, researcher in social entrepreneurship at AUAS sent in this ...

  • 11 Oct 2016
    Researchers are actively involved in the design of the RDM system

    ‘We feel it’s important that researchers are actively involved in helping decide on the functional design of the central Research Data Management system. That’s why we’re working together with an implementation ...

  • 27 Sep 2016
    Horizon2020 Grant awarded to Library, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences and Faculty of Law

    Christian Bröer of the Department of Sociology (FMG), Balázs Bodó of the Institute for Information Law (FdR) and Saskia Woutersen-Windhouwer of the Library, jointly received a Horizon2020 Grant for the project ...

  • 21 Sep 2016
    ‘Our RDM policy focuses on safeguarding the integrity and validity of research’

    Brian Burgoon is Professor of International and Comparative Political Economy at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences and Director of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR).

  • 15 Sep 2016
    License information available for lecturers

    The Library has made a list of all its e-journals and e-books, especially for lecturers. This list tells you if you, as a UvA lecturer, are allowed to

  • 14 Sep 2016
    ‘We want to make research data management easier’

    Anne Eskes is a senior researcher, lecturer in nursing and coordinator of ACHIEVE, the Amsterdam Centre for Innovative Health Practice, at AUAS’s Faculty of Health. ACHIEVE’s research focuses on innovations in ...

  • 7 Sep 2016
    Competition: find a name for the research data management system

    From late 2016 the Library will be providing a central research data management system. Researchers from UvA and AUAS can use this to store their data securely, archive them and share them with specific colleagues ...

  • 2 Sep 2016
    Research funds require stricter control of research data

    Bea Krenn is a senior advisor on Innovation Exchange Amsterdam’s IXA-UvA-HvA grant support team. The team helps researchers at UvA and AUAS submit complex subsidy applications.

  • 2 Sep 2016
    P.C. Hoofthuis Library open again

    The P.C. Hoofthuis Library is open again. During the summer closure ca 55,000 books have been "renumbered" according to a new shelving system, the Library of Congress Classification (LCC).

  • 11 Jul 2016
    Open access agreements with smaller publishers

    Negotiations between Dutch university libraries / SURF and four smaller publishers have resulted in agreements about open access.

  • 6 Jul 2016
    ‘We’re looking for solutions for confidential data of top athletes’

    ‘AUAS-wide we can learn a lot from each other when it comes to handling personal data and privacy in research projects’, says Niek van Ulzen, data steward at the Faculty of Sports and Nutrition’s (BSV) Centre for ...

  • 29 Jun 2016
    Library starts implementation of central system for research data management

    As of late 2016, the Library will provide a central RDM service for UvA/HvA researchers to store, share and publish data securely. This summer sees the start of the implementation of the RDM system according to the ...

  • 21 Jun 2016
    No more concerns about data availability, integrity and confidentiality

    A substantial Schedule of Requirements was drawn up for the call for tenders and selection of a central Research Data Management system (RDM) for the University Library.

  • 16 Jun 2016
    Scopus available for UvA

    Recently the UvA Library has taken a subscription to Scopus for students and staff.

  • 10 Jun 2016
    What is your opinion of research data management?

    How do researchers in the Netherlands think about research data management? The National Coordination Point Research Data Management (LCRDM) is doing a survey and is looking for respondents.

  • 3 Jun 2016
    'The huge data volumes from science research are hard to store long-term'

    According to head of ICT Boy Menist, the Faculty of Science (FNWI) has a faculty data protocol and there is an active RDM coordinator at each of the science institutes.

  • 31 May 2016
    Publicly financed research: by 2020 it must be open

    On 27 May 2016 the European ministers decided that by 2020 all academic publications on the results of publicly financed research should be freely available.

  • 6 Apr 2016
    Library introduces user-friendly RDM storage system

    By the end of 2016, researchers that do not have access to sufficient data storage capacity at their own research institute or knowledge centre can make use of the UvA/AUAS Library's new RDM storage system.

  • 4 Apr 2016
    Agreement with Elsevier on list of open-access journals

    The Dutch universities and Elsevier have reached an agreement on the package of journals in which researchers can publish open access without extra cost.

  • 30 Mar 2016
    ‘Data stewards can learn a lot from each other’

    'At the Radboud University Medical Center I already work with research protocols’, says doctoral candidate Jorien van der Laan, who also conducts research at the Poverty and Participation research group at the AUAS. ...

  • 23 Mar 2016
    ‘Keep the data protocol short and approach it with a sense of humour´

    'Despite having inflicted great damage on the field of Psychology, the Stapel affair also yielded certain benefits’, suggests Jaap Murre, professor of Theoretical Neuropsychology.

  • 16 Mar 2016
    Library offers researchers Research Data Management support

    As of 2015, the UvA and AUAS have introduced central guidelines on the management of research data. According to these new guidelines, a data management plan must now be prepared for every new research project. The ...

  • 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 ...

  • 18 Dec 2014
    Research data management

    Since a great deal is invested in obtaining valuable research data, good data management is important. But what does that involve? And how do you ensure that your data remain accessible and usable in the future, for ...

  • 21 Nov 2014
    Springer and universities take key step towards open access

    The Springer publishing group and the Dutch universities have reached a negotiation agreement on the transition to open access.

  • 7 Nov 2014
    PeerJ now indexed in Web of Science

    Articles in PeerJ, a peer-reviewed open-access journal on biology and biological sciences, are from this month on indexed in Web of Science. This removes the objection that articles in PeerJ could not be found in ...

  • 24 Oct 2014
    Finding literature on literature

    Artemis Literary Sources enables you to find quickly relevant scholarly information in various languages about literature and authors, worldwide from the earliest times to the present.

  • 23 Oct 2014
    Database on marketing communication now available

    The website of the World Advertising Research Center (WARC) is a rich source of information on marketing, advertising and media communication.

  • 3 Oct 2014
    UvAers have unlimited access to hundreds of paid databases

    For students and staff some hundreds of databases are made available by UvA. Access from home is possible by logging in with your UvAnetID.

  • 12 Sep 2014
    Meeting place the Brug (Bridge) opened at Amsterdam Roeterseiland Campus

    The new study, work and meeting space the Bridge at Amsterdam Roeterseiland Campus is now open. This gallery has a spectacular view and design. The Bridge is a new type of ‘public’ space within UvA, since it unites ...

  • 1 Aug 2014
    Major collection of Dutch photo books acquired by UvA Special Collections

    The University of Amsterdam’s Special Collections department has acquired a large collection of photo books. It comprises more than five thousand publications dating from around 1935 until the present day, most ...

  • 14 Jul 2014
    Library Learning Centre Roeterseiland Campus to open on 1 September

    A number of libraries and study centres have permanently closed their doors.

  • 4 Jul 2014
    A new look at UvA’s academic output

    Which UvA researchers publish most often in Nature or the Tijdschrift voor Communicatiewetenschap? Which networks do they have within the UvA? Which research schools have published most articles in 2012?

  • 1 Jul 2014
    Orbis company database

    The University of Amsterdam has recently subscribed to the database Orbis. Orbis (global data) replaces the database Amadeus (Europe only). Amadeus will still be available in Wharton WRDS.

  • 20 Jun 2014
    Publishing in BioMed Central: no discount rate anymore

    The membership fee for BioMed Central has been doubled. This has contributed to the Library’s decision not to continue membership as of 14 June 2014. As a consequence UvA authors no longer get a 15% reduction when ...

  • 13 Jun 2014
    The Linguistic Bibliography now online available

    The most complete linguistic bibliography is now digitally available at the UvA.

  • 23 May 2014
    Dutch Data Prize 2014

    In September the Dutch Data Prize 2014 will be awarded: a prize for a researcher or research group which contributes especially to scholarship by making available research data for additional or new research.

  • 23 May 2014
    The New York Times 1851-2010 digital

    A century and a half of articles from the influential American daily newspaper is now fully searchable.

  • 11 Apr 2014
    Publishing for free in open access

    An open access flowchart outlines all the possibilities to bring a publication to the notice of a large public digitally and without any costs.

  • 30 Jan 2014
    15-17 February major maintenance UvA catalogue

    From Saturday 15 to Monday 17 February the UvA and HvA library system will be offline. It is not possible to search the catalogue, request items or extend the loan period.

  • 18 Dec 2013
    Library journals available on tablet via BrowZine

    After a successful trial period in October and November, the Library makes a large part of its e-journals available via the tablet app Browzine.

  • 1 Nov 2013
    Library journals available on tablet via BrowZine

    The Library makes a large part of its ejournals available via the tablet app Browzine, by way of a test. Your reactions are very welcome.

  • 17 Sep 2013
    Have your RSC article published in open access

    Are you publishing in one of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) journals? Then use one of the 13 chances the UvA has to make the article available in open access.

  • 3 Sep 2013
    Exhibition on Arnon Grunberg in 2014

    In the autumn of 2014, the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam will hold an exhibition on the writer Arnon Grunberg. Organised by the Special Collections, the Letterkundig Museum and the Dutch ...

  • 22 Mar 2013
    International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home online available

    A recently published reference work in the field of home and housing is now available to UvA students and staff.

  • 5 Mar 2013
    Access from home to digital library resources much easier now

    Easy login now available for library access from home: UvAVPN is no longer required