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Freestanding courses

The University Library offers freestanding courses for staff and students at UiO.

Carpentry: Training on foundational coding and data science skills

At University of Oslo (UiO), Carpentries workshops based on Software Carpentry, Data Carpentry, and Library Carpentry lessons are offered to facilitate sharing and re-using of code and data among graduates and researchers from all faculties and units.

No upcoming courses.


CodeRefinery: FAIR research software development and management

Do you want to learn about best practice on research software development and management to ensure reproducibility of your research? 

No upcoming courses.


Critical appraisal of articles

The aim of the course is to equip you with knowledge and skills to critically appraise methodological quality of an article and is aimed at PhD-students, master students and other interested in the topic at the University of Oslo, and Oslo University Hospital.

11 Nov.

EndNote - staff, phd candidates and master students at HF, SV and UV

This three hour course gives an introduction to the reference tool EndNote.

No scheduled courses. Please contact the library for more information: humsam-biblioteket@ub.uio.no


EndNote for medicine and sciences

This course gives an introduction to the reference management software EndNote.

09 Dec.

Interdisciplinary tools : Scopus, Web of Science, Google Scholar

This course gives an introduction to literature searching in interdisciplinary reference databases such as Scopus, Web of Science and Google Scholar.


Methods and tools for better search techniques

This course is designed for PhD Candidates and others who need a deeper knowledge, and advanced skills in literature searching within medicine and health sciences.


OA-publishing and research visibility

Keep copyrights to your own work by publishing in Open Access journals. Find out your research impact. The course gives you practical support in publishing process and making your research visible.


Preregistration of research studies

More and more researchers across disciplines are preregistering their hypotheses, methods, and analysis plans before they collect or analyze the data to increase research transparency and visibility. This course will give an introduction to preregistration and a step-by-step guide on how to do it yourself.

Upcoming course dates will be posted at the beginning of the semester.


PubMed : Efficient searching for journal articles

The course is an introduction or refresher on how to search for scientific journal articles in PubMed.


Rayyan : Screening references for systematic reviews

Rayyan is a tool for screening references, often used in work with systematic reviews or other types of reviews. This two hour course gives an introduction to Rayyan.


Research data

Good research data management is increasingly important for scholars around the globe, and the University Library provides courses on key concepts as a part of the Skills Development for Research Data project.

13 Oct.
9:00 AM, Zoom details TBA
21 Oct.
22 Oct.
9:00 AM, Zoom details TBA

Zotero referencing program

An introduction to Zotero for all levels. Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research.

No upcoming courses.