Workshops & Courses

Information Skills Support

Due to COVID-2019 we cannot offer you face-to-face in-person workshops, these have been cancelled until further notice.

Workshops and courses

 

Maastricht University Library offers workshops and courses in the field of information skills. These workshops and courses are available for students (from bachelor to PhD), staff members and alumni from Maastricht University and the academic hospital (AZM). Below you see an overview of available workshops.

Next to these workshops, the library also offers curriculum integrated courses and is also developing online tutorials to use within the curriculum. Teaching staff or programme coordinators who wish to pay more attention to information skills in their programme, can contact Henrietta Hazen  for more information.

For support in using the databases, check the manuals and guides for the specific databases.

Other kinds of support are offered via instructional videosdata search supportEndNote support. Or ask a question via Ask Your Librarian. Students can contact Peer Point or the Writing Studio for help.

Overview of available workshops and courses

An introduction to research data management

An introduction to research data management

How do you ensure that your data remain accessible and usable in the future, for yourself and others? Since a great deal is invested
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Bachelor Thesis Skills – Systematic Literature Search (for 3rd-year bachelor SBE)

Bachelor Thesis Skills – Systematic Literature Search (for 3rd-year bachelor SBE)

The previously scheduled courses for March 16 and March 20 are cancelled due to the UM coronavirus (COVID-19) measures.
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EndNote advanced workshop

EndNote advanced workshop

This training helps you to get the most out of EndNote and make your research easier. There is plenty of time to deal with
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EndNote introductory workshop / hands-on training

EndNote introductory workshop / hands-on training

This training gives you a basic understanding about how to use EndNote.
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Explore the renewed DataverseNL

Explore the renewed DataverseNL

DataverseNL is a shared service and an online solution to preserve, explore, cite and share research data. It enables researchers to register, store and
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Measuring research impact

Increasing and measuring your research impact [course]

This course offers researchers the opportunity to learn strategies that aim at increasing the likelihood of an article being cited, discussed or otherwise mentioned
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Introduction to literature searching and writing

Introduction to literature searching and writing

Peer Point provides free research assistance to students studying at Maastricht University. Peer Point is staffed by students trained at responding critically and constructively
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Libsearch and Inter Library Loan workshop

Libsearch and Inter Library Loan workshop

Workshop that learns you how to develop strategies for finding the book/article you need within LibSearch and how to make an Inter Library Loan
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Staying up to date in your research area

Staying up to date in your research area

When you are unfamiliar with automated alerts services this 1 hour lecture and demo will save you a lot of time and energy in
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Systematic literature and data searching (for reviews / research proposals)

Systematic literature and data searching (for reviews / research proposals)

In this two hour introductory workshop a demo will be given on how to develop a systematic search strategy - usable in multiple databases
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Systematic Literature Search (for MA students Arts and Heritage + MA students Kunst, Cultuur + Erfgoed, FASoS)

Systematic Literature Search (for MA students Arts and Heritage + MA students Kunst, Cultuur + Erfgoed, FASoS)

Skills training on how to search for books and (online) journal(articles) in the fields of Arts and Humanities that are relevant to your study.
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Thesis Skills – Workshop on Academic Resources (for masters SBE)

Thesis Skills – Workshop on Academic Resources (for masters SBE)

Workshop on how to search for books and journal (articles) in the fields of business and economics, about available datasets for company data and
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Web of Science (WoS) workshop / hands-on training

Web of Science (WoS) workshop / hands-on training

The Web of Science is a multidisciplinary database covering high quality research across the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. This training helps
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Westlaw UK and WestlawNext workshop

Westlaw UK and WestlawNext workshop

This workshop deals with the following topics: what's Westlaw and what information can be found; what are the best ways to gain access to
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What journal to publish in?

What journal to publish in?

In this 1.5 hour workshop, criteria are discussed which influence an author’s journal choice, and some tools that could be of help. There is
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Wooclap Demo-sessions – Live voting tool

Wooclap Demo-sessions – Live voting tool

UM Library offers two sessions on Tuesday 26 February 16.00-16.45 hour @ Universiteitssingel 60 and Thursday 28 February 16.00-16.45 hour @ Inner City Library.
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