Scientific Information bootcamp


You are able to search for and manage academic information, making optimal use of current (technological) possibilities, for research and education purposes.


Systematically searching for information, formulating a problem statement, knowledge and choice of (referring, informing) sources, writing references, reference managers and information management, citation indexes, open access publishing and visibility. These subjects are first treated in general, later focused on the particular search strategy of the participant.

  • Course code

    SI-1806, SI-1810

  • Programme is for

    First-year PhD-candidates from UT.

  • ECTS

    The studyload for this course is equivalent to 0.5 ECTS

  • Date

    This course is offered 4 times per year

    first day: 9.00-15.00 second day: 9.00-13.00

  • Time

    Two plenary sessions of 10 hours total.  And 4 hours home-study on an online course and writing your own search strategy.

  • Location


  • Course fee

    This training will be paid from central funds. However, you do need permission from your head of department.

  • Maximum participants

    Maximum of 50 participants.

  • Trainers

    LISA qualified teachers 

  • Course materials

    Will be provided during the training.

  • Requirements

    English language proficiency at level CEF B2 or higher (Common European Framework) is required.

José Vroom for organizational matters
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Scientific Information bootcamp
October 2020
December 2020
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