Update - Lib4RI Training Series: Searching & Managing Scientific Information

Stephanie Hofmann & Bobby Neuhold

Another big thank you for the lively interest in our upcoming autumn training series, with currently more than 120 registrations and still a couple of weeks to go until the first sessions head off.

We would also like to announce that due to the high demand in our Endnote and LaTeX courses, we are pleased to offer additional sessions for both, «Module 4 – Literature Management with Endnote» (Wed, 14 November 2018) and «Module 5 – LaTeX for Scientific Writing» (Thu, 29 November 2018).

So, if you haven’t already done so, take your chance and register for one or more of our modules offered:

  • 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, «LaTeX for Scientific Writing», you are given confidence in using LaTeX for your publications, and learn how to cite properly using BibTeX. Please note: this course is for LaTeX beginners.
  • In module 6, «Work on Your Own Project», you work on your own literature project receiving individual assistance.

A detailed course description is available here.

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

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.