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You or your institute can request a course that contains just what you need, at any time. The course can be held in your classroom or at the Library.

The course can be geared specifically for students or for lecturers and/or research staff.

If the library offers similar courses in our course calendar you might be referred to one  of these

Ask your local contact person:

·         Esbjerg: Tobias Albrecht:, 6550 4632
·         Kolding: Iben Fisker Sørensen:, 6550 1433
·         Odense: Jens Dam:, 6550 4411
·         Slagelse: Anders Nyegaard Mikkelsen,, 6550 4874
·         Sønderborg: Najmeh Shaghaei,, 6550 2684
·         København: Anne Faber Hansen,, 6550 7532

Examples of courses we can offer:

Introductions to databases

The Library introduces the databases we give you access to.
How do you find the most recent books and articles from your field? We introduce you to basic search techniques and methods, and demonstrate advanced search facilities in individual databases.
As a group, you can request an introduction to the databases that are relevant for your specific area.
The courses and teaching provided by the Library can be integrated into the courses at centres and institutes at SDU. They will always be based on individual needs.

Intended audience:

Any group – of at least five people – who are interested. Introduction to the Library

Introduction to the Library

Any group of interested people can request a free introduction to the Library.
We will take you on a tour of the Library to show you the physical facilities, and tell you about our services.

The introduction can also include the Library’s home page and catalogue.

Intended audience:
Any group – of at least five people – who are interested.
Introduction for researchers and lecturers at SDU

Do you want to use the Library’s resources even more efficiently? We will give you an introduction to our services.
How do you get materials from the Library as quickly and simply as possible?
How do you request books and articles that the Library does not have? Which resources are available within your field?

Intended audience:
All SDU employees. You can get an introduction at the Library, or in your own office.
Other courses

Students writing their M.A. thesis, lecturers and researchers can request courses on advanced literature and information searches.
The purpose is to help the participants get better at selecting, evaluating and using electronic sources of information.
This course can be held as a group session combined with individual guidance.
Contact the research librarians at SDUB to make an appointment for individual guidance on information searches within a specific field.

Intended audience:
Students writing their M.A. thesis, lecturers and researchers. The course can be held as a group session or by individual appointment with a research librarian.
Course calendar

The library is continuously conducting courses in information and database search, reference handling, and more.

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Responsible Conduct of Research - for PhD students

As a result of the publication of the Danish Code of Conduct for Research Integrity from the Ministry of Higher Education and Science, a course on "Responsible Conduct of Research" (RCR) has been developed by the University Library of Southern Denmark in collaboration with the PhD schools at SDU. These are targeted courses focusing on good scientific practice.

Read more on the course

Last Updated 20.01.2021