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Courses and workshops

Need help with finding, organising, storing or sharing information? The Library offers free courses and workshops.


Finding academic sources

For students, staff and all persons who wish to enhance their information skills. Upcoming course dates

Research Assistance Humanities

For Humanities students who like to be well-prepared when they have to write a paper or thesis. Upcoming course dates

Workshop Effective searching GSSS

A library skills workshop especially for GSSS students.

More information and upcoming course dates

Introduction to RefWorks

Online bibliographic management software for UvA students, faculty, staff and alumni. Upcoming course dates 

Workshop Westlaw

Westlaw is considered to be one of the leading sources on international and European law. It provides access to international and European legislation, case law and literature. The workshop will make law students more familiar with most of the search techniques in Westlaw and will give you a good overview of the available resources in the database. More information 

Tailor-made courses

The workshop Finding academic sources and the introductory RefWorks course can on request be embedded in a specific course. The same goes for workshops on webtools and social media
You provide us with a computer room with a beamer, and we’ll provide an expert teacher.


  • drs. E. (Noor) Breuning

    Contact for Library courses and workshops | T: 0205253794

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Need subject-specific help?

Are you

·       having difficulty locating publications on a particular topic?

·       worried that you’re missing something?

·       drowning in information you don’t want?

·       having problems using a specific search tool?

When working on a paper or thesis you may prefer personal assistance over a group workshop. The Library’s subject librarians are happy to provide one-on-one consultation. Please feel free to contact your subject librarian directly using this directory.

Published by  Library UvA

19 September 2017