Geosciences - GEO4012 - Literature study in geosciences

The course covers literature search, relevant scientific resources, and reference management. You will learn about the scientific publication process, researcher- and research ethics.

The course is an integrated part of the introductory course for master studies GEO4012 in biology.

Learning outcome

After the course you will:

  • be able to efficiently find relevant literature in geosciences
  • be able to work efficiently and systematic with literature searches
  • know ledge about citing and referencing in a scientific text
  • know how to use the reference software EndNote
  • understand how a scientific article is structured
  • understand the problems with plagiarising and researcher ethics
  • know about peer review, publication- and dissemination processes

Work methods

Lectures and guided work on computer.

Target group

Masterstudents in geosciences at UiO.


Kristin Rangnes ( subject librarian at the Science Library in Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus..

Published Jan. 30, 2015 9:02 AM - Last modified June 27, 2016 2:03 PM