Workshops & Courses

Information Skills Support

Due to COVID-19 most workshops will be offered online or upon request. Please check the info for each workshop individually.

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 (MUMC+). 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 Keylinks-Learning Resources

An introduction to Keylinks-Learning Resources

In this session, you will get an introduction of the tool Keylinks-Learning Resources. A tool which helps you, as course coordinator, to create uniform
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An introduction to research datamanagement

An introduction to research datamanagement

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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Ask-Me-Anything sessions (AMA)

Ask-Me-Anything sessions (AMA)

Has it been a while since you used TestVision, and do you need a few quick pointers to get back on track? Did you
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Canvas theme webinars (for teaching staff)

Canvas theme webinars (for teaching staff)

Would you like to get more out of UM’s digital education and assessment tools? Join our mini-webinars on Canvas and connected digital education tools.
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Coding essentials for researchers: a three-day workshop

Coding essentials for researchers: a three-day workshop

A three-day workshop covering the basic programming skills needed to get you started working reproducibly with code.
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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 online tutorial

EndNote introductory online tutorial

This training gives you a basic understanding about how to use EndNote.
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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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Introduction to TestVision Workshop

Introduction to TestVision Workshop

Will you be using TestVision for your course assessment for the first time? In this workshop the University Library support team will get you
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ORBIS Introduction training

ORBIS Introduction training

In this session, you will get an ORBIS introduction to prepare you for your thesis, projects or life after university.
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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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Thesis Skills – Course on Academic Resources SBE

Thesis Skills – Course on Academic Resources SBE

Course on how to search for books and (online) journal articles in the fields of business and economics that are relevant to your thesis
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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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Workshop FeedbackFruits Activating Study Material

Workshop FeedbackFruits Activating Study Material

In this session, the focus will be on the activating study material tools. These tools stimulate asynchronous interaction between students and their peers. >
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Workshop FeedbackFruits Facilitating Peer Feedback

Workshop FeedbackFruits Facilitating Peer Feedback

In this session, you will get an introduction of the two peer feedback tools that allow both teachers and students to give feedback on
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