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Springer OA Agreement: maximum cap reached15th November 2023
The Springer Transformative Agreement with the Dutch university libraries has reached, on the 9th of November, its article maximum quota allocation for the current year of 2023. If your manuscript is accepted between now and January 1, 2024, the Open Access (OA) publishing costs will no longer be covered by the agreement.
New database: Embase14th November 2023
New in the collection: Embase, a large biomedical, health and pharmaceutical database.
Open Access book fund 202325th October 2023
Embracing the spirit of the International Open Access Week (October 23rd to 29th) the University Library announces the launch of a new Open Access book fund for 2023.
International Open Access Week 2023 – Workshop "Unlocking Open Access Book Publishing with Open Press”12th October 2023
To celebrate the importance and set the commitment to open access, the Library Research Support team is organizing a special World Café workshop titled "Unlocking Open Access Book Publishing with Open Press”. This workshop will provide the Tilburg University research community a hands-on opportunity to explore open access book publishing and community-driven initiatives through Open Press Tilburg University.
Springer cap agreement expected to be reached in the end of October 202312th October 2023
The agreement between Dutch Universities and Springer Nature for the period 2018-2023 covers a yearly maximum of 2067 articles per year. This agreement has allowed publishing open access in 2,000 hybrid journals at no cost to the author.
Collections university library
The university library has an extensive collection in the fields of economics, law, social sciences, communication, culture, philosophy and religion. In addition, a number of special collections are managed, including the Brabant Collection.
All dissertations are placed together on the second floor. In low cabinets around the central staircase the books are grouped together, per School. All theses can be found here, from the very first one published in 1938 to the most recent one. Nowadays, over one hundred dissertations by Tilburg University researchers are published each year.
Tilburg University Card
The valid Tilburg University Card is the card that is used for multiple purposes and also gives access to the University Library.
|Students/Staff Tilburg University||Visitors|
|Can borrow books and av-materials on presentation of the University Card||Can purchase a library card at the information desk in the library to borrow books.|
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Assistance with academic writing, source search and source references for students
Are you looking for tailored help with academic writing? Then the Scriptorium is the right place for help with writing assignments, such as a paper, a report or your thesis. The Scriptorium offers individual support for writing in both Dutch and English.
You can also get help with searching for relevant background literature, consulting specific databases, and questions about quoting and citing sources.
Learn to program
Do you want to learn to program? Then check out DataCamp first chance you get! This online learning environment features courses in R, Python, and SQL.
At the Science Lab, there are several computers and robots available that you can use. This is not a class or course: You are completely free to experiment with these robots and try things out that you think are interesting. Science Lab is for all students, regardless of whether they have prior knowledge of programming or not. Join the lab on Tuesday and Thursday from 14:00 to 15:00 hrs., in L104.
Research support for scientists
As a scientist, you can contact the University Library for advice on the use of scientific information in general and Tilburg's library collections, including scientific databases in particular.
The library also provides advice and services relating to the use of research data (finding, storing, describing, sharing, reusing, publishing, archiving) and drawing up data management plans.
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