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drs. J.P.C. (Janneke) Staaks

Library of the UvA
Faculteitsbibliotheek FMG
Photographer: Janneke Staaks

Visiting address
  • Roetersstraat 11
Postal address
  • Postbus 19185
    1000 GD Amsterdam
  • Profile

    Subject Librarian Anthropology, Psychology and Child Development and Education

    Specialist Wetenschappelijke Informatie Antropologie, Psychologie, Pedagogiek en Onderwijskunde



    Information Library Learning Centre Roeterseilandcampus

    Library website for Anthropology

    Library website for Child Development and Education

    Library website for Psychology

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  • About me

    How can I help you?

    If you have any question at all, feel free to ask. For example;

    • Library introduction for new employees
    • Search support for researchers (especially Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses).
    • Information Literacy Instruction (e.g. PsycINFO, ERIC, Medline/Pubmed, Sociological Abstracts, Web of Science).
    • Order new book titles



    As a librarian I contributed to the following publications (see acknowledgements)

    • Berkhof M., Rijssen J van, Schellart A. J. M., Anema J. R. & Beek A. J. van der (2011) Effective training strategies for teaching communication skills to physicians: An overview of systematic reviews. Patient Education and Counseling, 84 (2), 152-162. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2010.06.010
    • Feltz-Cornelis C. M. van der, Nuyen J., Stoop C., Chan J., Jacobson A. M., Katon W., Snoek F. & Sartorius, N (2010) Effect of interventions for major depressive disorder and significant depressive symptoms in patients with diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis. General Hospital Psychiatry, 32 (4), 380-395 doi:10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2010.03.011
      NB. See appendix for the search strategy I developed together with Corinne Stoop



    Berkhof (2011)

    van der Feltz-Cornelis (2010)



    Previous activities

    September 2007 - June 2009 : Subject Librarian Psychology and Education at the University Library of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
    Next tocollection development, I also participated in the project "Assessment of (online) Information Literacy courses and further intergration in the curricula"
    May 2008 - December 2008 : Clinical Librarian (I replaced a colleague who was on her maternal leave). Main tasks:
    - conduct searches (RCT, reviews etc.) for and with VUmc employees
    - assist during information literacy workshops (Pubmed, general and Reference Manager)
    - citation analysis
    2003 - 2007 : Phd student at the TU/e (Subdepartment: Human Technology Interaction). Description research: Within the field of decision making, choice behavior was studied while participants had to make a choice based on either personal experiences or statistical information.Part of the research concerned the role of trust while choosing between these types ofinformation.
    1997 - 2002 : Psychology at the University of Maastricht. Specialization in Cognitive Psychology (further specialisation in Cognitive Ergonomics)

    See also

  • Publications


    • Weeland, J., Moens, M. A., Beute, F., Assink, M., Staaks, J. P. C., & Overbeek, G. (2019). A dose of nature: Two three-level meta-analyses of the beneficial effects of exposure to nature on children's self-regulation. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 65, [101326]. [details]


    • Wittenberg, Y., Kwekkeboom, R., Staaks, J., Verhoeff, A., & de Boer, A. (2018). Informal caregivers’ views on the division of responsibilities between themselves and professionals: A scoping review. Health & Social Care in the Community, 26(4), e460-e473. [details]


    • West, E., Stuckelberger, A., Pautex, S., Staaks, J., & Gysels, M. (2017). Operationalising ethical challenges in dementia research: a systematic review of current evidence. Age and Ageing, 46(4), 678-687. [details]
    • de Bruin, E. J., van Run, C., Staaks, J., & Meijer, A. M. (2017). Effects of sleep manipulation on cognitive functioning of adolescents: a systematic review. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 32, 45-57. [details]


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