Lib4RI Training Series: Searching and Managing Scientific Information

Stephanie Hofmann & Bobby Neuhold

Autumn is at our doorsteps and so is our biannual introductory course «Searching & Managing Scientific Information» for PhD students and other affiliates of the 4 federal research institutes. The course is split into four individually bookable modules offered during Oct/Nov 2016.

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

In module 2, «The Publication Process», you get to know the principles of the publication process incl. Open Access, learn how to deal with copyright questions and become acquainted with typical measures for scientific research evaluation.

In module 3, «Literature Management with Endnote», you get introduced to scientific literature management using Endnote (MS Word).

In module 4, «Complementary Exercises», you have the opportunity to consolidate your knowledge acquired in modules 1, 2 & 3 by hands-on exercises.

A detailed course description is available here.

Note: For modules 1 & 2 sessions are offered at Eawag-Empa Dübendorf, Empa St Gallen, Empa Thun, PSI Villigen and WSL Birmensdorf. Due to infrastructural limitations modules 3 & 4 will take place at Eawag-Empa Dübendorf only.

Sessions are open to all members of the 4 research institutes, PhD students and other new researchers are particularly invited. On request, students attending all four modules will receive a recommendation for 1 ECTS credit point. More details incl. dates, venues and online registration can be found at > Services > Trainings