Frequently Asked Questions


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

 

Contact
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Library (Service Desk)
servicedesk.library@wur.nl
T +31 317 484440
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