Frequently Asked Questions
On this page you will find answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the use of the Wageningen Digital Library. If you can't find the information you are looking for,
Finding relevant scientific literature
How do I find journal articles?
How do I find books and reports?
How do I find other types of information?
How do I choose the best database for my subject?
How do I search bibliographic databases?
How can I find out if a certain article has been cited by others?
Why can't I just use Google?
How do I locate books and journals in the library?
Where can I find Wageningen UR Publications?
How can I request a publication from the STACKS collection at the Forum library?
How can I request photocopies and book loans from Wageningen UR Library?
How can I obtain publications for free?
How can I make book reservations?
How much does it cost to obtain photocopies by (e-)mail?
How much does it cost to request a document for loan by mail?
What is a (prepaid) Chipknip?
Off-campus access to licensed resources
What are guest users and external users?
How can I access e-journals, e-books and databases from my home?
I am a Wageningen UR user but I get no access to licensed resources. What could be wrong?
What is an alert?
What is a Table of Contents (ToC) alert?
How can I set up an alert in the Catalogue/ARTIK/Land,Soil,Water?
How can I set up an alert (SDI) in OvidSP databases?
How can I set up an alert (SDI) for databases on EBSCOhost?
How can I set up an alert in Scopus?
Can I subscribe to a list of new acquisitions?
Frequently asked questions regarding Endnote
What is Open Access?
Why should I publish Open Access?
What is the Wageningen UR policy on Open Access?
How do I make my publication Open Access?
Who pays for Open Access?
What funds and arrangements are available for Open Access?
Where do I find Open Access journals?
Do Open Access Journals have an Impact Factor?
When is the library open?
What is My Library?
What is SFX and how does it work?
How do I manage my references?
How can I get an ISBN assigned to the report I want to publish?
How can I get my PhD thesis published on the Web?
Can I ask the Library to buy a specific book, database or journal?
How do I calculate my h-index?
How do I cite a source that I found in another source?
Where can I find the impact factors of journals?
Can I access library resources from my e-book reader?
Can I access library resources from my smartphone or tablet PC?
I am dissatisfied about the way the Library deals with a problem. How can I file a formal complaint?
Glossary of library terms
What does this term mean?
How can I get more help and instruction?
Library (Service Desk)
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F +31 317 484761