Information and databases management in the Humanities

Training courses offered as part of the “University of Tomorrow” project for Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań are created and conducted in accordance with the applicable regulations and the Statute of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. POWR.03.05.00-00-Z303/17-00. 1 Area: e-learning. Cours  2.2. Information and databases management in the Humanities. Training courses are held from February 2019 till January 2022.

Supplementary recruitment until October 7. Registration by the form»

This course starts at the beginning of October 2019.

Information and databases management in the Humanities. E-learning Course.

Number of hours: 20 hours, link

The course aims to provide the necessary skills in creating effective strategies for searching research resources, develop information competence  in analysis, resource assessment and efficient management of bibliographic references using reference managing software. The course also provides basic legal information on copyright issues, plagiarism and self-plagiarism. Participants will have the opportunity to familiarise themselves with new models in scholarly communication, open dissemination of research output and effective use of existing and emerging bibliometric, communication and reference managing  tools that can aid in assessment of academic productivity, including readiness for promotions and co-operation.

The course is composed of 4 topics with presentations and accompanying assignments. Individual uploaded assignments and instances of viewing presentations and saved assignments are scored. To successfully complete the course participants are expected to view 5 presentations and upload at least 5 assignments. The maximum number of points to score is 70. Feel free to ask questions, express your opinion and contribute to group discussion in the group’s Discussion Forum.

We invite you to contact people who conduct particular topics and to ask questions on the discussion forum. Your training centre will provide access to an instructor who will be on hand on site at the University Library to help if you have any queries during the online course (individually or in groups). Participants that complete the course will be recognised with certification at the University Library.

Timetable for 2019 edition:

Supplementary recruitment until October 7. Registration by the form»

  • Online course: Mar. 1 –  Dec. 20, 2019
  • For the duration of the course it will be possible to arrange group and / or individual consultations on the University Library premises
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