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Library Summer School

This summer, the Library is organising a Library Summer School for lecturers who want to expand their IT or digital skills. A number of online workshops will be taught on Wednesday 1 September and Thursday 2 September. Have a look below to see which workshops are of interest to you, and register!

Wednesday, 1 September 2021

Theme: General searching and finding

  • 09:30 – 10:50.
    Search strategies in bibliographical databases.
    Noor Breuning (General and Faculty of Humanities Information Specialist) and Andreja Lekic (General and Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences Information Specialist).
    Workshop in English.

Theme: Using databases

  • 11:00 – 12:20.
    Searching for news sources in Nexis Uni.
    Noor Breuning (General and Faculty of Humanities Information Specialist).
    Workshop in English.
  • 11:00 – 12:20.
    Searching for legal information.
    Damiaan van Eeten (Amsterdam Law School Information Specialist).
    Workshop in Dutch.

Theme: Open education – sharing

  • 12:30 – 13:50.
    The value and necessity of open sharing of teaching material.
    Harrie van der Meer (Training & Teaching Material Coordinator).
    Workshop in English.

Theme: Open education – creation

  • 14:00 – 15:20.
    The possibilities of open textbooks.
    Sylvia Moes (Education Support Innovation Manager at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam).
    Workshop in English.

Thursday, 2 September 2021

Theme: Open education – reuse

  • 09:30 – 10:50.
    Open teaching material and data: where to find them?
    Harrie van der Meer (Training & Teaching Material Coordinator).
    Workshop in English.

Theme: Dealing with information/data

  • 11:00 – 12:20.
    Data detox for lecturers.
    Sjoerd Beelen (FBE Information Specialist) and Susan Wagenmans (Project Leader for programming and concept development).
    Workshop in Dutch.

Theme: Digital skills

  • 12:30 – 13:50.
    Introduction to OpenRefine (cleaning up data).
    Henriette Reerink (Project Manager, Library Carpentry instructor).
    Workshop in Dutch.

Theme: Tools for teaching materials

  • 14:00 – 15:20.
    Readers and reading lists in Canvas.
    Andreja Lekic (General and Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences Information Specialist).
    Workshop in English.