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Online courses

The following general online courses provided by the University Library (UL) teach you not only to quickly find your way in the UL and on the Internet but also how to manage and publish references and citations electronically.

  • Get to know the University Library
    A basic course with information about borrowing and reserving books, finding journals and about what to do when you CANNOT find something.

  • RefWorks 2.0
    Introduction to the new interface of this online reference manager: RefWorks 2.0.

  • Online scholarly collaboration (English only)
    How to create your virtual research environment where all research tools interact.

  • References and citations
    'All that remains is the bibliography': everything you need to know about making proper reference to the sources used and about citation styles for print and electronic publications.

  • Research impacts: Sources and metrics
    Introduction to the most used databases to measure scholarly impact (Web of Knowledge, Scopus and Google Scholar) and the metrics available in these databases.

  • The basics of scholarly publishing
    'Not just for professors': the ins and outs of (new) forms of scholarly publishing.

  • Internet Research
    'That’s a piece of cake!' About the quality of Internet resources, with tips for search engines and subject gateways.

  • Web of Science
    How to search current literature on the basis of older publications on the subject of your literature study. This method is called 'cited reference search'.