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Information Skills: Workshops / Webinars: .

Library Workshops

BUas Library offers instructions, workshops and e-learning courses in the field of information skills for both staff and students. Below you will find an overview of available instructions, workshops, and webinars. 
Faculty can also request Library webinars for their courses. 
For more information, please contact the Library.

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Library Introduction & Basic Information Skills

 

Content 
During this online Library webinar, you will explore the Library's facilities, website, and resources. You will learn how to do a basic search, and how to effectively use some important Library resources to collect information for your assignments. In advance, you might have a glance at our virtual Library Tour and Website Tour.

Target groups
First-Year Students & Exchange Students


Language
English 

Upcoming online Webinars

Date & Location Register Places available

January 19, 2021; 12.00-13.00 hrs; webinar


February 9, 2021; 12.00-13.00 hrs; webinar

 

 

Register here 


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Exploring Library Databases

Content
What is a (Library) database? How can you use databases to find relevant information for your study assignments and/or research? BUas Library has a large collection of subscription databases with a variety of information resources, such as newspapers, company info, statistics, magazines, and academic journals. During this workshop we will explore these databases and show you how to search them efficiently for relevant information. 

Target Groups
Students and staff

Language
English

Upcoming online webinars

Date & Location Register Places available
January 21, 2021; 12.00-13.00 hrs; webinar
 

February 11, 2021; 12.00-13.00 hrs; webinar

 

Register here


Register here 

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Advanced Information Skills
 


Content
Do you need to find academic resources for research purposes? During this online Library webinar, you will learn how to apply advanced search techniques, and which resources to use to find the information you need.

 

Target Groups
Third-Year Students, Fourth-Year Students, Master Students, Researchers

Language
English

Upcoming online Webinars

Date & Location Register Places available

January 20, 2021; 12.00-13.30 hrs; webinar


February 10, 2021; 12.00-13.30 hrs; webinar

 

 

Register here


Register here 

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Managing Your References with EndNote
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Content
Citing sources in a correct way is an important research skill, but managing al your references can be a tedious job. This workshop explains how you can use the referencing software Endnote to help you manage all your references. It also focuses on how Endnote can help you make correct citations in your publications. Of course, time to practice with Endnote will be included.

Target Groups
Staff & Students

Language
English

Upcoming Workshops

Date & Location Register Places available

January 12, 2021; 12.00-13.30 hrs; webinar

 

February 23, 2021; 12.00-13.30 hrs; webinar

 

 

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Information Skills for Faculty



 

Content
During this online webinar, we will show you how to improve your own information skills and those of you students. We will explain which information sources are available at BUas and how to use these correctly. Of course, time to practice in using these sources and/or discussing with Library staff which sources are best for your particular assignments will be included
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Target groups
Staff

Language
English

Upcoming online Webinars

Date & Location Register

Places available

January 18, 2021; 12.00-13.30 hrs; webinar


February 24, 2021; 12.00-13.30 hrs; webinar

 

 

Register here


Register here

15
 


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Search Smarter

with Google & Google Scholar

 

 


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Become a 'Google Pro' and join our online webinar! With a subject of your choice, we will explore Google and Google Scholar and give you useful tips & tricks, enabling you to quickly find relevant information via these search engines. 


Target Groups

Staff & Students

Language
English

Upcoming online Webinars

Date & Location Register Places available

January 22, 2021; 12.00-13.00 hrs; webinar


February 12, 2021; 12.00-13.00 hrs; webinar

 

 

Register here


Register here 

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E-learning: Toolbox Information Literacy

 

Toolbox Information Literacy (e-learning)
The Library has developed a ‘Toolbox Information Literacy’, which offers a variety of tools to teach students information literacy skills.
The toolbox is based on a 6-step model. Each step of the information literary process is described and contains tools, such as knowledge clips and quizzes. All tools focus on developing information skills, including:

  •  formulating search questions

  •  collecting the right search terms

  •  selecting relevant resources

  •  search methods

  •  assessing/evaluating information

  •  using & presenting  information correctly (APA etc.)

You can find the Toolbox via this link: https://buas.libguides.com/toolboxENG