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The library offers a wide variety of instructions that includes course-related workshops and online tutorials designed to teach students about information access, evaluation and use.

Library workshops

The UBL have a full range of search-skill workshops for university research institutes and departments, to be used as part of your course programme.  Library instructions are tailored to specific students' research needs. Take your pick of the following possible items:

  • Evaluating information sources
  • Plagiarism Workshop
  • Thesis Workshop
  • Searching scholarly information
  • Using the Special Collections
  • EndNote

If you are interested in learning more about our courses please contact helpdesk@library.leidenuniv.nl.

Paper clinics

The University offers third-year tailored guidance to undergraduate and master students. During one-on-one conversation with a subject librarian, students learn to identify queries, to select sources and to store and process search results.

Paper clinics are held by appointment. Should you wish to refer a student, please contact your subject librarian.

Training datamanagement

There are regular training sessions on datamanagemen. Find more information on our datamanagement pages.