The University Library for researchers

Support and advice from subject librarians and theme experts
Are you looking for support or advice in conducting literature/data research or publishing? Do you have suggestions for the collection? Please contact our subject librarians or theme experts.

Off campus access to the digital University Library collections
These tools help you to get access from anywhere at any time

Help with and workshops Literature searching 
- Search systems: LibSearch, Geoplaza, Image database, Pubmed, Web of Sciences, Scopus.
- Guide for new researchers (searching, managing and publishing)
LibGuides Finding literature relating to various fields. 
- Workshops Finding literature
- Literature research & systematic reviews

Creating source acknowledgements and a bibliography using Endnote
Download Endnote & the Endnote LibGuide 
- Workshops on Endnote (general and medical, beginners and advanced users)

Finding, combining and managing research data
- RDM Support Desk: help and advice with any Research Data Management related questions
- DMPOnline: write and share your Data Management Plan online
- Advice and support for Research Data Management 
- Step-by-step plan for Research Data Management LibGuide
- Finding data for your article or paper
- Finding geographic data: Geoplaza
- Libguides on finding data & working with data
Workshops on finding and combining data using Stata or Excel
- Walk-in office hours on finding and combining data
Digital Humanities  

Questions? Contact

Publishing in the VU Research Portal/ PURE (VU repository)
Uploading the full text of your publications to the VU Research Portal/self-archiving (Open Access) 

Upload your dissertation 
Upload your dissertation 

Open Access publishing
Open access publishing
VU/VU University Medical Center Open Access Agreements with publishers
VU Journal Publishing Guide
Gold, green, and diamond Open Access publishing

Measuring the impact and social relevance of your research
The University Library offers tools and services to measure your research impact.
Traditional bibliometrics 
Measuring societal impact

Requesting and using ORCID

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