Workshops & Courses

Information Skills Support

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

Data Management

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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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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Peer Point

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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Language courses

Language courses

The Language Centre offers a wide range of language and culture courses (Link opens in the Langue Centre website)
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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 - Data Retrieval (for masters SBE)

Thesis skills – Data Retrieval (for masters SBE)

This course shows you how to start your data retrieval process. After selecting the right variables, industry or countries as well as time frame
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Thesis Skills - EndNote introduction (for masters SBE)

Thesis Skills – EndNote introduction (for masters SBE)

EndNote is a tool which allows you to organize and keep track of your references, and easily insert them into your research documents as
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Thesis Skills - Systematic Literature Search (for masters SBE)

Thesis Skills – Systematic Literature Search (for masters SBE)

Thesis Skills training on how to search for books and (online) journal(articles) in the fields of business and economics that are relevant for your
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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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Workshops and courses

Workshops and courses

Maastricht University Library offers all sorts of courses and workshops in the field of information skills.
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