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Scientific Information bootcamp


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


Systematically searching for scientific 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 wil be offered 6 times per year. 4 times on campus and twice online.

    In 2024 the online courses will be in September and October

    In 2025 the online courses will be in January and September  

    The specific time and place of the on campus courses will be shared 2 weeks ahead of time. 

    Participants will be informed about the course and the preparatory assignments via email and will receive an invite to Canvas.

    During the first meeting additional information will be provided in regard to the assignments required to successfully complete the course.

  • Time

    The course will take 1 whole (mandatory) day and approximately 10 hours home study for the assignments.

  • Location

    The course will take place on campus. The exact location may vary. You will receive more information about the location before each course starts.

    In September and November 2024 the course will be held online.

  • Course fee

    This training will be paid from central funds. However, if you register and withdraw less than 1 week before it starts, your supervisor will be informed and asked to pay.

  • 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.

  • Please note

    Please note; It is prohibited to register for this course more than once. Any double registrations will be cancelled.

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