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Research Skills


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

Course details & registration


  • Autumn 2019 September


    Thursday 10:00-12:00

    19 September


    OMHP E2.01

    Oudemanhuispoort 4-6
    1012 CN Amsterdam

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.