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Description

This course is primarily aimed at students preparing to start working on their master´s thesis. It is recommended to complete this course before joining your fields thesis seminar. On the other hand this course is also of use to anyone looking to improve their academic information seeking and management skills.

Learning outcomes

The course will provide learners with an introduction to information seeking and information management. At the end of the course you will be able to make and download your own information seeking and management plan.

This MOOC consists of reading materials, educational videos, interactive exercises, discussion forums and writing an assignment. We examine topics such as find sources for your research, reference management, evaluate information, avoid plagiarism and how to write an information management plan.

This course is created and maintained by the Helsinki University Library.

Information Seeking and Management for Thesis Writers MOOC

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