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Searching & Managing Scientific Information, Module 1

Datum: 28. März 2017, 09:00 - 12:00
Ort: WSL Birmensdorf, Flurysaal
Organisator/in: Library Lib4RI
Referent/in: Stephanie Hofmann, Christine Matter & Bobby Neuhold (Lib4RI)
Sprache: Englisch
Veranstaltungstyp: Workshop
Zielpublikum: PhD students and other affiliates of Eawag, Empa, PSI and WSL.


Aims: You become skilled in finding relevant scientific information
using suitable tools offered by Lib4RI.


  • How to use Lib4RI’s website and its «Searchbox»for quick information retrieval.
  • How to effectively access Lib4RI’s electronic resources including link resolver services.
  • Formulating systematic search queries including Boolean operators, wildcards and truncations.
  • Examples/exercices from the NEBIS library catalogue, Scopus and Web of Science.


Participants: max. 20 (please bring your laptop).

Download a flyer with all relevant information including location maps here.


  • Please register online
  • Each venue is open to all members of the 4 research institutes Eawag, Empa, PSI and WSL.
  • Registration closes one week prior to each event.
  • Should the course dates at your home location be inconvenient for you, feel free to register for another location.
  • The course is free of charge.
  • On request, students attending at least 4 modules will receive a recommendation for 1 ECTS credit point.