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Trial Gale: Power to the People
Published on:21 May 2024

Trial Gale: Power to the people

UB City Centre closed Saturday 18 May
Published on:17 May 2024

UB closed 18 May

Update: Opening hours UB May
Published on:08 May 2024

Opening hours UB April and May

New guide on predatory and questionable publishing practices
Published on:22 April 2024

How can authors recognise and avoid these journals? What can authors do if they have published with a questionable or predatory publisher? Open access specialists at universities across the Netherlands have written a guide that provides insight and practical advice for authors.

Trial Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History
Published on:17 April 2024

Trial Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History

UG signs Barcelona Declaration on Open Research Information
Published on:16 April 2024

In a significant stride toward advancing responsible research assessment and open science, the University of Groningen has officially signed the Barcelona Declaration on Open Research Information.

Trial Routledge Resources Online - Medieval Studies
Published on:09 April 2024

A trial is now available on Routledge Resources Online - Medieval Studies.

First student-created open textbook published with UGP
Published on:08 April 2024

"Migration: A Philosophical Toolkit" (ed. Marc Pauly) is the first open textbook published with University of Groningen Press that was mostly created by students.

Exam period: 16 March - 10 April extra opening hours - UB City Centre UG-only
Published on:14 March 2024

From 16 March through 10 April the University Library City Centre is only accessible for students and staff of the University of Groningen (and other holders of a University card). Hanze students will have no access to the library during these periods.

Books UGP included in AEUP catalogue
Published on:12 March 2024

Books UGP included in AEUP catalogue

Open access book "The Trump Carnival"
Published on:07 March 2024

The Trump Carnival : Populism, Transgression and the Far Right was published open access thanks to the financial support of the Open Access Book Fund of the University of Groningen.

Yearbook for Ritual and Liturgical Studies included in DOAJ
Published on:07 March 2024

Yearbook for Ritual and Liturgical Studies included in DOAJ

Pop-up Library: the University Library is coming to University College Groningen
Published on:06 March 2024

On Monday 25 March, the University of Groningen Library will come to University College Groningen!

Meet Jette Veenstra, collection specialist for the humanities
Published on:05 March 2024

Meet Jette Veenstra, collection specialist for the humanities (faculties of Philosophy, Arts and Religion, Culture and Society).

New: access legal platform Strada lex
Published on:29 February 2024

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New collections in Adam Matthew Explorer
Published on:13 February 2024

New collections in Adam Matthew Explorer:

  • 1980s Culture and Society
  • Amnesty International Archives: A Global Movement for Human Rights
  • British Newsreels, 1991-1930
  • Broadcasting America : the Rise of Mass Media and Communications
  • Royal Shakespeare Company archives (1889-2013)
50th inaugural lecture published by University of Groningen Press
Published on:12 February 2024

Friday 12 February the 50th oration booklet was handed to Prof. Bert Groenewoudt (Faculty of Arts)

New Read & Publish deal with European Respiratory Journal and extension existing agreements
Published on:01 February 2024

The UG has signed a new Read & Publish agreement with the European Respiratory Journal. In addition, several existing agreements have been renewed. Through these agreements UG researchers get reading access to scientific journals, as well as the right to publish open access at no extra cost.

Phasing out Mendeley
Published on:30 January 2024

As of May 2024, the bibliographic management programme Mendeley will no longer be available via UWP.

Illuminate your research in artwork at UB
Published on:24 January 2024

UG researchers are invited to showcase their research images in the SHA_RE light installation at the UB City Centre.

New UGP publication: De Grote Methodiekengids
Published on:17 January 2024

New UGP publication: De Grote Methodiekengids

New UGP publication: Strange Bedfellows
Published on:17 January 2024

New UGP publication: Strange Bedfellows

New at the UB: lactation room
Published on:16 January 2024

In the UB, it is now possible to use the lactation room, for staff/students as well as other visitors of the UB.

All digital dissertations received in 2023!
Published on:16 January 2024

All UG-dissertations from 2023 have been received in digital format. The PhD-regulations require that PhD-students submit the print and digital versions of their dissertations at least three weeks prior to the promotion date.

Exam period: 6 January - 1 February extra opening hours - UB City Centre UG-only
Published on:21 December 2023

From 6 January through 1 February the University Library City Centre is only accessible for students and staff of the University of Groningen (and other holders of a University card). Hanze students will have no access to the library during these periods.

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight (December 2023)
Published on:20 December 2023

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight December 2023

New UGP publication: Taking back control of the energy sector?
Published on:12 December 2023

New UGP publication: Taking back control of the energy sector?

UB and CMB opening hours: Christmas and New Year and the first week of January 2023 (January 2-8)
Published on:05 December 2023

The UB will be open as much as possible during the holiday period around Christmas and New Year. Read more about the opening hours between Christmas and New Year and the first week of January 2024

New UGP publication: Meta Science: Towards a Science of Meaning and Complex Solutions
Published on:20 November 2023

Meta Science: Towards a Science of Meaning and Complex Solutions is now available online and open access at UGP.

Event: Celebrating Openness 'Open Research & Public Engagement'
Published on:09 November 2023

Join the event of 23 November

Pilot: Reserving a study place in the UB no longer necessary outside UG-only periods
Published on:02 November 2023

As of 9 November, you no longer need to reserve a study place outside the UG-only periods at the UB City Centre and the UB Zernike. Studio reservations at both locations remain required.

The winners of the 2023 Open Research Award
Published on:31 October 2023

3 winnaars van de 2023 Open Research Awards:

  • Anna Langener en team , Organizing a Hackathon to Develop a (Pre)registration Template for Studies Using Passive Smartphone Measures
  • Anastasios Sarampalis , Open teaching practices foster an understanding of Open Research practices
  • Christopher May , Interdisciplinary Explorations of Neuroscience: A new open textbook reviewed and edited using open pedagogy
New licence for MideastWire
Published on:24 October 2023

As an employee or student at the UG, you now have access to the MideastWire news service.

The UB quits Twitter/X - follow us on Mastodon
Published on:19 October 2023

The UB Groningen quits Twitter/X. Follow us on Mastodon for daily open science-related updates and news on our services and support for the academic community!

Meet our experts on diamond open access
Published on:16 October 2023

Following the theme of this year's International Open Access Week "Community over commercialization," the University of Groningen Library (UB) is highlighting community-driven publishing alternatives, so-called diamond open access (OA) initiatives. Want to learn more about diamond OA and how we support it? Meet our experts Giulia Trentacosti and Margreet Nieborg.

UG heritage to be admired and studied digitally
Published on:13 October 2023

With the so-called Spotlight project, the University of Groningen (UG) has digitized more than 100,000 objects from its heritage collection. These objects, including historical photographs, books, maps and objects from the University Museum's depot, can now be viewed and studied online.

Researchers take publishing process into their own hands
Published on:09 October 2023

Large commercial publishing houses charge high amounts for open access publication of scientific articles. Dissatisfied with this, more and more researchers want to keep control of the publication process themselves. They are opting for community-driven initiatives. At the UG, the University of Groningen Press (UPG) can play an important role in this, as explained by five researchers.

New iOS version of the UB app
Published on:04 October 2023

With the new release, the previous Library app was renamed to UB app.

Springer Nature open access deal: annual quota expected to be reached late October
Published on:28 September 2023

Springer Nature open access deal: annual quota approaching

Open Research Award - Call for submissions 2023 still open
Published on:27 September 2023

The University of Groningen Library (UB) and the Open Science Community Groningen (OSCG) organize the annual Open Research Award to celebrate open research practices.

Meet Lilian Tabois, Information Literacy Specialist
Published on:22 September 2023

Information literacy training is an important ingredient in helping to build the critical thinking skills that students will need in their future careers. Meet Lilian Tabois and find out how the University of Groningen Library (UB) supports students and researchers in developing their information literacy skills.

New licence for Le Monde
Published on:21 September 2023

The UB has a new licence on the French daily Le Monde.

Trial: World Religion Database
Published on:19 September 2023

Until 31 October, you can make use of a trial of the World Religion Database (WRD).

Open access book fund and Diamond open access fund closed
Published on:15 September 2023

Open access book fund and Diamond open access fund closed

Studio reservations unavailable 21-24 September
Published on:13 September 2023
Studio reservations via Library app unavailable 21-24 September
Now hiring: Programme Manager Open Science (0.5 FTE)
Published on:07 September 2023

As the new Programme Manager Open Science, you are expected to contribute to the UG mission through your active involvement in various activities.

Humanity Hits 4: Thesinge Book of Hours
Published on:16 August 2023

The fourth film in the Humanity Hits series is about the 16th-century Thesinge Book of Hours.

New in our e-resources: Fascist Latin Texts and SlaveVoyages
Published on:19 July 2023

Two new resources have been added to our e-resources list: Fascist Latin Texts and SlaveVoyages.

As of 1 September, adjusted opening hours and extended UG-only periods in the UB City Centre
Published on:13 July 2023

Last December, the University Library (UB) City Centre launched a pilot to save energy. Following an interim evaluation of the pilot, it has been decided to adjust the opening hours as of 1 September and to extend the so-called UG-only periods around the exam weeks.

Meet Giulia Trentacosti, Open Access and Scholarly Communication Specialist (2023)
Published on:26 June 2023

The University of Groningen ranks first worldwide in the field of open access, according to the 2023 Leiden Ranking. In this interview with Giulia Trentacosti, we explore the status of open access at the UG.

UG/UMCG global leader in the field of open access according to Leiden Ranking
Published on:22 June 2023

According to the 2023 CWTS Leiden Ranking (Leiden University), the University of Groningen ranks 1st in the world in the area of open access, with 95% of publications being openly accessible in the period 2018-2021.

Almost 100% open access at the UG/UMCG
Published on:16 June 2023

In 2022, 97% of UG/UMCG peer-reviewed articles and conference proceedings were open access - including gold (30%), hybrid (32%) and green (35%) open access. The share of open access publications remained stable from 2021, but rose significantly compared to previous years.

Summer opening hours
Published on:14 June 2023

Summer opening hours UB 2023

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