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VU University Library supports research and education with workshops to improve information literacy. Students and staff of VU/VUmc and ACTA can attend workshops or take an online course.

Workshops Search and find literature
This interactive workshop will teach you everything you need to know to search databases efficiently, so you will have a much more complete overview of current literature for your paper or thesis.
More information workshops Search and find literature
(via agenda)

Workshops EndNote (VU) or Reference Manager (VUmc)
How to organize your references and create a bibliography in Word (see also our page on Tools).
More information workshops EndNote (via agenda)
More information workshops Reference Manager (for VUmc, in Dutch, via agenda).

A workshop Information Literacy at VU University Library (1) A workshop Information Literacy at VU University Library (2)

Workshops on finding financial data
Learn how to use databases with financial data, economic news, market information and reports. The Research Data Services provides help and advice.
More information Research Data Services (via agenda)

Online courses
How to find and process literature. Both basic and advanced. The courses are especially developed for use in the curriculum, but can also be taken independently.

Workshops on request 
You can ask the Library for more information on workshops-on-request and individual workshops: 
VU University - VUmc Medical Library

* Workshops are also accessible to non-VU patrons. See list of costs of services.


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