Lib4RI Training Series: Searching & Managing Scientific Information

Stephanie Hofmann & Bobby Neuhold, 09. February 2017

It is almost spring and time to announce our biannual introductory course «Searching & Managing Scientific Information» for PhD students and other affiliates of the 4 federal research institutes. We are delighted to offer you six individually bookable modules between end of March and mid May 2017.

In module 1, «Searching Scientific Information», you become skilled in finding relevant scientific information using suitable tools offered by Lib4RI.

In the new module 2, «Scientific Publishing: From Writing to Sharing», you receive tips on how to prepare, write, publish and share your scientific articles, including information about the review and publication process.

In module 3, «Open Access & Copyright», you become acquainted with the principles of Open Access (OA) and learn how to deal with copyright questions related to scientific works.

In module 4, «Literature Management with Endnote», you get introduced to scientific literature management using Endnote (MS Word).

In module 5, «Complementary Exercises to Modules 1 & 4», you have the opportunity to consolidate your knowledge acquired in modules 1 & 4 by hands-on exercises.

In the new module 6, «LaTeX for Scientific Writing», you are given confidence in using LaTeX for your publications, and learn how to cite properly using BibTeX.

A detailed course description is available here.

Note: For modules 1-3 sessions are offered at Eawag-Empa Dübendorf, PSI Villigen and WSL Birmensdorf. Modules 4-6 will take place at Eawag-Empa Dübendorf, module 6 is also offered at PSI.

Every session is open to all members of the 4 research institutes, PhD students and other new researchers are particularly invited. On request, students attending at least four modules will receive a recommendation for 1 ECTS credit point. More details incl. dates, venues and online registration can be found on Lib4RI’s training website.



 

Stephanie Hofmann

t +41 58 765 5032

Dr. Bobby Neuhold

t +41 58 765 5133

Dr. Rainer Rees-Mertins

t +41 58 765 5795

Dr. Lothar Nunnenmacher

t +41 58 765 5221