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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 and workshops.

Library Introduction

Library Introduction

 

Content 
During this Library instruction, you will learn which resources you have access to via BUas Library and how you can search for relevant information for your own study programme.

Target groups
First-Year Students & Exchange Students

 

Language
English 

Upcoming Workshops

Date & Location Register Places available

March 25, 2020; 12.00-12.30 hrs;    Library

Register here

12/12

Search Smarter with Google and Google Scholar

Search Smarter with Google and Google Scholar


 

 

Content
Become a 'Google Pro' and join our workshop! 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 Workshops

Date & Location Register Places available

March 23, 2020; 12.00-13.00 hrs, Hs1.025

Register here 15/15

Basic Information Skills

Basic Information Skills: Searching, Assessing and Using Information


Content
During this workshop, we will show you the basics of searching for relevant resources, give you tips on how to assess information and show you how to easily and correctly refer to the sources you found. 

Target Groups
First-Year Students; Second-Year Students
 

Language
English

Upcoming Workshops

Date & Location Register Places available
March 24, 2020 12.00-13.00 hrs; Hs1.025 Register here

15/15
 

Managing Your References with EndNote

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
April 6, 2020; 15.00-16.30 hrs; Hs1.025 Register here 14/15

Advanced Information Skills

Advanced Information Skills
 


Content

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

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

Language
English

Upcoming Workshops

Date & Location Register Places available
April 2, 2020; 12.00-13.00 hrs; Hs1.025 Register here

14/15

Information Literacy: how to improve your information skills

Information Literacy: Improve Your Own Information Skills (and Those of Your Students!) 

Content
During this workshop, we will show you how to improve your own information skills. We will explain which information sources are available at BUas and how you can 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 in this workshop.

Target groups
Staff

Language
English

Upcoming Workshops

Date & Location Register

Places available

April 7, 2020; 15.00-16.30 hrs; Hs1.025 Register here 15/15

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