workshops information literacy

VU University Library supports research and education with workshops to improve information literacy. Attending is free for students and staff of VU/VUmc and ACTA.

06/07/2017 | 10:59 AM

Workshop Search and Find Literature
In this interactive workshop we learn to judge websites, use Google effectively and to recognize scientific literature. We deal with the principles of literature searching and how to construct search strategies using subject databases. As a result you will come up with a much more comprehensive literature list for your paper.
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(via agenda)

Workshop EndNote
With Endnote you can construct our own bibliographic database. In the course you learn to order your references and how to export them to your paper. In the workshop you learn to import references. You also learn to connect full text to imported article references. There are Endnote workshops at beginners level, advanced level and for OBP and medical students/staff.
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Workshop on finding economic data
This workshop teaches you where to find the subscribed databases. You learn how to construct a set of companies and use the same set in several databases. The course aims at people without (any/ much) experience in finding economic data.
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(via agenda)

Workshop merging data using Excel

In this workshop, we discuss how you can combine different data sets into a single data set that you can use for analysis. We show you how to do this using Excel, and discuss common issues using hands-on examples using databases such as Compustat Global & Datastream.
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Workshop merging data using Stata

In this workshop, we discuss how you can combine different data sets into a single data set that you can use for analysis. We show you how to do this using Stata, and discuss common issues using hands-on examples using databases such as Compustat Global & Datastream.
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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: 
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