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Unpaywall helps you find your way through the Open Access landscape

  Unpaywall is a neat browser extension that will help you find a free version of scientific articles that are otherwise placed behind a paywall. You can add it to Chrome or Firefox, where it


Beware of inset maps!

Our Caribbean project now runs for two weeks and more than 70% of the maps is georeferenced already! We go like a rocket! However, a number of map sheets in this project consist of a general map an


Maps in the Crowd goes Caribbean: new maps available!

Help us georeference our map collection! After successfully georeferencing  a large part of our digitized maps we have launched a new phase! We have added a set of 1100 maps from our Caribbean


Fostering effective data management practices

Want to learn more on the coming about of our data services catalogue? Liber Quarterly has published our article "Fostering effective data management practices at Leiden University". Verhaar, P., S


Tool offers an easy check on Open Access possibilities

In order to make Open Access publishing easier for researchers, Leiden University Libraries’ colleague Rutger de Jong has written a tool that shows the Open Access options of an article. All you nee