Advanced Information Searching
The content of the advanced information searching course is described below.
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Students writing dissertations or engaged in other independent
work. In order to benefit from the course, students should have
mastered the content of the basic information searching course.
Students are expected to learn:
- How to independently plan, implement and document an
information collection in their subject areas.
- How scientific information is organised, and be able to
Students will learn available techniques for making effective
and well-formulated searches. Different search tools that are
relevant to the subject are discussed, as well as the importance of
documenting searches. We also address scientific information
management and different aspects of this, such as critical
examination of sources and how scientific information is
The course is offered for small groups in a computer room (max.
15 students per group) with the opportunity to search under
supervision. The course can also be provided as a lecture, but in
this case there is no opportunity for participants to do their own
The recommended duration is 2x45 minutes. The Library takes a
fee of SEK 1,060 per 45 min. Non-cancelled orders will be
Updated: Friday, March 30, 2012