Training & Support

Need support with a specific aspect of your research? Have a look on the Training & Support portal of the University Library. There you will find an up-to-date, searchable overview of all the support and training opportunities (including self-learning) that the University Library offers to researchers.

The portal includes e-courses such as:

Searching for information - advanced

There are various search techniques which you can use when searching for information. Every technique has its pro s and con s, and they all have their matching search engines which suit them best. So, learn about goal driven searching and data driven searching, other search techniques and gathering data like statistical, research and financial data.

RefWorks

Introduction to RefWorks, an online reference manager. It is free of charge available for students and researchers of the EUR, the University Library offers support.

Research impacts

This course introduces the three currently most used data sources to measure scholarly impact: Web of Knowledge, Scopus and Google Scholar, and the metrics available in these sources, like the H-index, the Journal Impact Factor and the SNIP.

References and citations

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

Be part of our art

Thursday, 16 February 2017

Artist Marijn van Kreij has reached the goal of a 1000 tiles! The studio is therefore closed this Thursday 16 and Friday 17 February. A huge thanks for all your energy! As soon as the tiles are baked, Marijn will continue his creation process in the Erasmus Gallery.

Renovation update: sneak preview and opening date

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Between 12.00 p.m. and 2.00 p.m. on Tuesday 21 February, students and staff are welcome to come and view the results so far. Enter via the new entrance on Institutenlaan and experience the new areas. The architect and the renovation team will be present to explain everything and… we are offering you a glimpse of the end result.

New version of Dataverse

Monday, 13 February 2017

Workshops EDSC February 2017

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

The Datateam facilitates workshops on the use of the Erasmus Data Service Center financial databases.

E-study books pilot launches

Thursday, 12 January 2017

EDSC winner of ERIM service award 2016

Thursday, 15 December 2016

2016 was a remarkable year for the EDSC. We celebrated our 10th anniversary and organized several activities throughout the year. December 14th the EDSC received the ERIM Service Award!

‘Be aware: a data breach can be just around the corner’

Monday, 24 October 2016

This headline opens the article on the front page of newsletter E-DATA & RESEARCH. Scientific research is changing because of new national and European rules and regulations concerning personal data. In the article Marlon Domingus (project manager Research Data Management (RDM) at EUR) and Mowsa Herregodts (Data Protection Officer Tilburg University) provide some useful information and tips on responsible Research Data Management.

‘Be aware: a data breach can be just around the corner’

Monday, 24 October 2016

This headline opens the article on the front page of newsletter E-DATA & RESEARCH. Scientific research is changing because of new national and European rules and regulations concerning personal data.

Bureau van Dijk stops with BankScope at the end of this year!

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Researchers and students who use Bankscope should take notice that Bankscope data from Bureau van Dijk will be no longer available in 2016.