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Scientific Information bootcamp (online)


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 5 times per year and will be given online.

    There will be an online meeting of approximately 2 hours on the first day. The specific time of the meeting will be shared 2 weeks before.

    Participants will be informed about the course and the prepatory assignments via email and receive an invite to the Canvas. During the online meeting further information will be provided for the following assignments

  • Time

    One plenary session of 2 hours total. And 10 hours home-study on an online course and writing your own search strategy.

  • Location


  • Course fee

    This training will be paid from central funds. 

  • 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.

H.L.C. Otter (Henriëtte) for organizational matters
Management assistant
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