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Improve Your Research Skills is a Course

Improve Your Research Skills

Started Sep 11, 2017


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Starts Sep 11, 2017




2 hours



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This course allows both new students and more advanced researchers to acquire information skills in a comprehensive and clear cut way. The course is self-paced and focused on the essential know-how that is required to conduct sound source-based research project from the earliest planning stage to the final writing of the text.


Learn the basics of how to find and make the best use of academic sources.

Target Audience: Students and new researchers.

Course is offered by Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Course Instructors

Steven Laporte

Steven Laporte

Lead Instructor

Steven Laporte is Information Specialist and doctoral researcher in the philosophy of science at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Read More.

Professionally he focusses on the dissemination of academic information skills among students and researchers. He has co-authered a book about basic skills for new students in higher education. His academic research covers the changing role of academic libraries in an information society.

Lieselot Verryckt

Lieselot Verryckt

Lead Instructor

Lieselot Verryckt is Information Specialist for the University Library of the Vrije Universiteit Brussels, specializing in science & engineering. Read More.

Her professional interest involve the use of new technologies in academic libraries, in particular in relation to information literacy skills.

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