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Research Assistance Humanities

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

19Mar2019 11:00 - 13:00


This workshop is for students at the Faculty of Humanities starting their BA or MA thesis, PhD students or anyone studying in the Humanities who wishes 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.

Participants: min. 5, max 16.
The workshops are free of charge.

Location: P.C. Hoofthuis 0.05

Published by  Library UvA