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Pure UMCG: Info & updates

Make your article freely available

Green Open Access: make your article freely available via Pure

Send your article to the library...
and we'll import it into Pure for you!

Researchers from the UMCG and University Groningen, are obliged to add their articles to Pure.

Let the library help:
Send your article to us via the link above and we will take care of:

  • the import into Pure,
  • Checking the copyrights.
  • After validation by the library the final author’s version will be openly available (possibly after an embargo period) on your personal profile page on the university’s research database.
  • Completing the metadata when the article is officially published.
  • Uploading the publisher version of the article to Pure (and if allowed, make it publically available).
Learn more:

What is Pure?

Pure is THE corporate tool to manage, present and share your publications, your research profile and your CV, all in one.
The Research Database of the University of Groningen (including UMCG) contains ALL research output, activities & Press Clippings, visible for all

Login to Pure

How to login?

Before logging in, please check the list with names on the UMCG intranet. 

  1. If your name IS on the list, always use the UMCG-logo to log in with your UMCG-account details.
  2. If your name is NOT on the list, always use the RUG-logo to log in with your P-number from the RUG.
  3. If you have no account yet, contact for help & more info


The CMB offers assistance in:

  • checking your publication list in Pure and adding missing publications.
  • making your post-print and/or open access articles available conform copyright rules and embargo's
  • making lists and reports for overviews & analysis

For questions:

  • phone
    • Guus van den Brekel, tel. 050-36 16194, UMCG coordinator Pure


Guus van den Brekel's picture
Guus van den Brekel
Medical Information Specialist & Pure coordinator UMCG
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Subjects:- Medicine

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