Literature review

The following courses match your selection


Doing the literature review

ECTS: 1
Number of sessions: 2
Hours per session: 3

This course provides elementary guidance for the full literature review process. Participants are trained in searching and selecting relevant literature, applying different reading strategies, assessing the selected literature, and presenting the findings. We will focus on the systematic way of reviewing literature.

Searching and managing your literature

ECTS: 1
Number of sessions: 1
Hours per session: 3

The session will include a mix of a short contextual presentation and some demonstrations of search techniques and databases. The main part will consist of in-class exercises based on your own topic.


Visual exploration of scientific literature with VOSviewer

ECTS: 1.5
Number of sessions: 2
Hours per session: 4

Bibliometric visualisation software provides intuitive overviews of the literature in a research field. This enables you to obtain a better understanding of the structure and development of a particular field. In this course, you will be introduced to the VOSviewer software. You will get hands-on experience in creating and interpreting visualisations of their own literature field.