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Searching & Managing Scientific Information, Module 1

Datum: 11. Okt. 2017, 09:00 - 12:00
Ort: WSL Birmensdorf, Flurysaal
Organisator/in: Lib4RI
Referent/in: Stephanie Hofmann, Christine Matter, Bobby Neuhold
Sprache: Englisch
Veranstaltungstyp: Workshop
Zielpublikum: PhDs 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/exercises using the NEBIS library catalogue, Scopus and Web of Science.

Participants: max 20 (please bring your own 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 the 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 four or more modules will receive a recommendation for 1 ECTS credit point.