Lib4RI Spring Training: Searching & Managing Scientific Information

The Lib4RI Team, 10. February 2020

Spring is coming soon and so is our biannual introductory course «Searching & Managing Scientific Information» for PhD students and other affiliates of the 4 federal research institutes. From March to June 2020, we offer seven individually bookable modules, this time also including the new module 7 on research data management.

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

In 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, «Getting Started with LaTeX», you are guided in creating your first LaTeX document, with special attention to scientific writing oriented features. The course is for LaTeX beginners.

In module 6, «Work on Your Own Project», you work on your own literature project receiving individual assistance.

In the new module 7, «How to Manage Your Research Data», you get guidelines and good practices for the entire life-cycle of your data, from collection to publication.

A detailed course description is available here.

Note: Modules 1-3 and 7 are offered at Eawag-Empa Dübendorf, PSI Villigen and WSL Birmensdorf. Modules 4-6 will take place at Eawag-Empa Dübendorf (modules 5 & 6 also at PSI Villigen).

All sessions are open to all members of the 4 research institutes, PhD students and other new researchers are particularly invited. On request, students attending four or more 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. Lothar Nunnenmacher

t +41 58 765 5221