20 Feb


PhD course: Information retrieval and methods for scientific communication

This course will give you valuable skills and insights that will make your work easier and more effective.

The course takes a broad approach to information retrieval and scholarly communication. You will get a chance to develop your skills in information searching in bibliographic databases, reference management software, and how to know what journal you should publish in. You will also get a better grasp of copyright, management of research data, bibliometrics, publication strategies and how you can increase the visibility of your research results. The course is held in English.

The course also gives you an opportunity to share experiences and connect with other PhD students from the whole of SLU, with its entire width of disciplines and research questions.

The course is completely web based without any scheduled lectures and is run at a part-time pace.

Comments from previous participants:

"Very interesting topics, relevant material and exercises and teachers interested in their topic/course. One of the best courses I had so far!"

"Though it was a complete distance learning with no classes, I liked the interaction with the teachers, with personal feedback to each and everyone."

"i think this could be a mandatory course, I'm definitely glad i took it in my first semester as a phd student!!"


Time: 2023-02-20
City: Online
Organiser: SLU University Library
Last signup date: 20 February 2023
Additional info:

Course start and end time: 2023-03-06 - 2023-05-05