Description of the course: The course is designed to give students basic tools for independent search in libraries databases and on the Internet. It is essential for anyone who is involved in writing, editing and searching items  for professional research. The objective of this course is to bring the participants orientation in the Cataloging systems, electronic records of the relevant scientific literature and acquiring control over the various ways of obtaining information for research. The course also evaluates  Internet  content, Web 2.0 creative content, copyright and plagiarism of the content and laws and regulations regarding  Internet content.

“…Welcome to the Internet. As I hope my analogy makes clear, there is an extremely wide variety of material on the Internet, ranging in its accuracy, reliability, and value. Unlike most traditional information media (books, magazines, organizational documents), no one has to approve the content before it is made public. It’s your job as a searcher, then, to evaluate what you locate, in order to determine whether it suits your needs…”, by Robert Harris, June 15, 2007, Virtual Salt

Issues of the course

TestimonialsStella Broock: “I was  Bibliographic  databases dummy as I never could find the relevant information for my research. I was always confused by the library catalog and  bibliographic databases and even summaries of the information item. I now understand differences of types of databases, can easily search the Web for sources and use them in proper way. This is a great course which gives tools which saves time – and money!”

  • Potential participants: Students, professionals, researchers, governmental officials
  • Duration: 14 weeks (3 months)
  • Blog and Forum of the course: available
  • Certification: participation level
  • Languages of the course: English
  • Schedule: next intake – ongoing upon registration
  • Assignments of the course:
    • Multi-choice tests of expertise
  • Price: 390$ US                    only 90$!

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