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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


2017's Challenge: how to tempt Leiden's researchers into OA publishing

Spinger, Wiley, Taylor&Francis, Elsevier, ACS all offer high quality Open Access opportunities to Leiden researchers without additional costs, without compromises to impact. The start of 2017 h


Best Practice – Remus Dame’s Data Management Plan

In a previous post on this blog we mentioned the new data management protocol by NWO. NWO requires that applicants write a data management paragraph in their proposal and a full data management pl