Uppsala University Library

Workshops and individual guidance

The library classes and workshops are free to all faculty, students and staff at Uppsala University and Region Uppsala. You can also book an appointment for individual guidance.

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Training for students, faculty and staff

Library instruction

Uppsala University Library offers a variety of training to support the teaching and research needs of Uppsala University. Our classes can include one or more of the following topics:

  • Information seeking skills
  • Citing sources according to different reference styles
  • Using reference management software (EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley)
  • Source criticism
  • Bibliometrics
  • Finding and using material from the Special Collections
  • Working in the University thesis templates for Word
  • Disseminate your research with Wikipedia
  • Using software, for example GIS, Python, R, NVivo, Excel

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Classes for students

Classes for faculty and staff

Request training

You are welcome to request a customized training session for your students, Ph.D students, or a research group. Requests must be submitted at least 2 weeks in advance.

Students benefit most from library instruction sessions when:

  • The students have just started a research assignment that requires the use of Library resources.
  • The instruction sessions are timed appropriately to the assignment due date.
  • The regular instructor is present to answer questions about the research assignment.

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Individual guidance

As a lecturer, researcher or student at Uppsala University, your are welcome to book an appointment with a librarian for help with search strategies, search terms, databases or other information sources. The library also offers assistance in using reference management software (EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley) as well as using NVivo (software for qualitative data analysis).

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Research guides

Find subject specific resources, reference management guides and tips on search techniques in the library research guides.

Research guides