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Public engagement: New podcast episode 'Open Science Bites' with Alberto Godioli
Published on:15 February 2024

The new podcast Open Science Bites by the University of Groningen showcases open practices in a to the point and engaging way.

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.

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight (January 2024)
Published on:30 January 2024

Article in the spotlight for January 2024

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: Strange Bedfellows
Published on:17 January 2024

New UGP publication: Strange Bedfellows

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

New UGP publication: De Grote Methodiekengids

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

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight (November 2023)
Published on:27 November 2023

Article in the spotlight for November 2023

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.

Extended opening hours UB: 14 October until 8 November - UB City Centre UG only
Published on:09 October 2023

Extra opening hours UB City Centre and UB Zernike around the exam periods.

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.

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight (September 2023)
Published on:26 September 2023

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight (September 2023)

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.

New podcast episode 'Open Science Bites': Mira Buist-Zhuk
Published on:10 July 2023

The new podcast Open Science Bites by the University of Groningen showcases open practices in a to the point and engaging way.

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.

Open access book fund expected to run out soon
Published on:14 June 2023

The UG’s Open Access Book Fund is expected to run out by the end of May 2023. The fund was very successful, with 48 applications received since the fund’s launch in February 2022.

Summer opening hours
Published on:14 June 2023

Summer opening hours UB 2023

Trial: Missionary Studies and Church Missionary Society Archive
Published on:01 June 2023

A 30-day trial of 'Missionary Studies' and 'Church Missionary Society Archive.'

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight (May 2023)
Published on:26 May 2023

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight May 2023

Extended opening hours UB: 3-23 June - UB City Centre UG only
Published on:24 May 2023

Extra opening hours UB City Centre and UB Zernike around the exam periods.

Legacy RefWorks discontinued on 30 June
Published on:23 May 2023

Please upgrade your RefWorks to the newest version.

New podcast episode 'Open Science Bites': Rashid Gabdulhakov
Published on:15 May 2023

The new podcast Open Science Bites by the University of Groningen showcases open practices in a to the point and engaging way.

Opening hours UB Ascension Day and Whitsun
Published on:02 May 2023

The UB is closed on Ascension Day and Whitsun

New: Library App FAQ
Published on:01 May 2023

Frequently Asked Questions: the Library app.

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight (April 2023)
Published on:28 April 2023

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight March 2023: The process of replication target selection in psychology: what to consider?

Trial: APA PsycTests
Published on:24 April 2023

Until 23 May, you can make use of a trial of the APA PsycTests database.

New journal in UGP: Historica
Published on:19 April 2023

New journal in UGP: Historica

Trial: Shakespeare's Globe on Screen
Published on:18 April 2023

A 30-day trial of the online video collection Shakespeare's Globe on Screen 1 (2008-2015).

New podcast episode 'Open Science Bites': Sander van Lanen
Published on:17 April 2023

The new podcast Open Science Bites by the University of Groningen showcases open practices in a to the point and engaging way.

Request-a-copy in 2022
Published on:04 April 2023

Numbers Request-a-copy in 2022
Request-a-copy enables users of the UG research portal to request publications that are not yet full text available (because of an embargo or restriction). The UB acts as an intermediary and forwards the request to the author of the publication. In 2022 a total of 909 request-a-copy requests were received.

Opening hours UB Good Friday, Easter, King's Day
Published on:03 April 2023

Opening hours UB Good Friday, Easter, King's Day

Open access policy within UG and UMCG
Published on:31 March 2023

The open access policy does not introduce new requirements for UG- and UMCG-affiliated authors. It rather explains the available publishing options for researchers and crystallises existing practices.

New UGP publication: A Nobel Prize born in Groningen: Albert Szent-Györgyi
Published on:30 March 2023

New UGP publication: Een Nobelprijs geboren in Groningen: Albert Szent-Györgyi (1893 – 1986)

UG’s first open textbook published: The Tragedy of the Self
Published on:27 March 2023

UGP has published UG’s first open textbook The Tragedy of the Self: Lectures on Global Hermeneutics by Andrea Sangiacomo.

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight (March 2023)
Published on:24 March 2023

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight March 2023

New podcast: Open Science Bites
Published on:20 March 2023

The new podcast Open Science Bites by the University of Groningen showcases open practices in a to the point and engaging way.

Meet Dorine Kieft, copyright specialist
Published on:20 March 2023

The Copyright Information Point helps researchers, lecturers, and students. Meet Dorine Kieft, academic information specialist and copyright expert at the University of Groningen Library (UB).

New UGP publication: Ethnographic Causality
Published on:09 March 2023

New UGP publication: Ethnographic Causality

Modification reuse copyright materials: implications for education
Published on:07 March 2023

New agreements Universities and the UvO Foundation on reuse of copyright material (text and images) in education 2023-2025: lecturers can use material up to and including 40 pages with a maximum of 20% of the entire work (this uses to be 50 pages and 25%).

New UGP publication: Differentiated Instruction in Teaching from the International Perspective
Published on:03 March 2023

University of Groningen Press (UGP) has published a book Differentiated Instruction in Teaching from the International Perspective: Methodological and empirical insights.

UGP joins OAPEN
Published on:28 February 2023

UGP joins OAPEN

New licence: Sources Chrétiennes Online
Published on:28 February 2023

New licence: Sources Chrétiennes Online

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