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Research Skills: Library

How to search for relevant information on the internet and in library resources.

Course description

This workshop is for PhD students in the Humanities who wish to improve their library skills. In this hands-on workshop you will learn to: 

  • familiarise yourself quickly with your subject 

  • formulate the correct search terms 

  • make optimal use of search engines and databases related to your subject 

  • find primary and secondary literature on your subject (off and online), even if not available in our the library 

  • evaluate your results and store them securely.


Teachers of this workshop are subject librarians in the Humanities. With their subject-specific and general knowledge of the library they can help you with your research.

Course dates Autumn 2023

New dates will be announced in September 2023. You can always contact the subject librarians of the UB when you need help!