The Virtual Library

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The library wherever you are!

Do you need help with academic writing, citations, literature searches or loans? Ask us in the Virtual Library in Zoom, or attend our digital courses. 

Norsk versjon: Det virtuelle biblioteket

Opening hours

Every weekday: 09:00–15:00

 
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   Start video call              Join course            

Courses and events

The courses are open to everyone, and you will find an overview and registration information below. When you have registered for a course, click the button: "Attend a course" on the relevant day to join.

Just ask! 

Every weekday: 09–15

Start video call and ask us about:

  • Academic writing
  • Citations
  • Literature searches
  • Borrow and order from the library
  • And much more

Here you meet library employees who you can ask about what you need help with, either via chat or video call. Every visit in The Virtual Library is confidential.

Shut up and Write

Every Thursday 10:15-12 in The Virtual Library in Zoom.

Work intensively with others! We facilitate two writing sessions of 45 mins. in silence with 15 min. break between. In the break you can share your frustrations and writing tips with fellow writers. 

Get started on your thesis!

The Library's introductory course is a practical course for anyone writing their bachelor-, project- or master thesis. The two-hour course will give you useful tips for writing your thesis. You will learn how to navigate the library resources, use different search techniques, and use sources correctly.

See our course calendar for more information and registration.

Course program fall 2021

06.10: 10:15–12:00. Join course.
17.11: 10:15–12:00. Join course.

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EndNote

Join our 2x45 minutes introductory course to the reference management system EndNote. The course is open to all. Please make sure to install EndNote before joining the course.

See our course calendar for more information and registration.

Course program fall 2021

22.09: 10:15–12:00. Join course.
25.10: 10:15–12:00. Join course.
11.11: 10:15–12:00. Join course.
16.11: 10:15–12:00. Join course.

Zotero

Join our 2x45 minutes introduction to the reference management program Zotero in The Virtual Library course room. The course is open to everyone. Please install Zotero beforehand.

See our course calendar for more information and registration.

Course program fall 2021

20.09: 10:15–12:00. Join course.

BibTeX-/BibLaTeX

Join our 2x45 minutes practical introduction to citations in LaTeX. The course is open to all. 

See our course calendar for more information and registration.

Course program spring 2021

28.09: 10:15–12:00. Join course.
09.11: 10:15–12:00. Join course.

NVivo

Are you overwhelmed by large amounts of non-numeric data? This course is for you! NVivo is a software tool helping you organize and analyze qualitative research data. This is a two-day course aimed at PhD candidates and researchers.

See our course calendar for more information and registration.

Course program spring 2021

Introductory courses
28.09 + 29.09: kl. 12:15–15:00. Join course.
09.11 + 10.11: kl. 12:15–15:00. Join course.

Advanced use of Nvivo:
16.11: kl. 10:15–11:15: Transcription. Join course.

DMP in one-two-three

A data management plan (DMP) can be a very useful tool for your project, to help you take care of and organize research data. Setting up a DMP for your research project is a requirement from many funders, as well as part of NTNU’s policy. Join our workshop and get startet! 

See our course calendar for more information and registration.

Course program fall 2021

No further courses this semester.

Copyright and using materials owned by others (Norwegian)

Did you find a good illustration on a website or a picture in a journal, and want to use them in your own work? Learn the basics of copyright, Creative Commons and best practice when it comes to using materials owned by others, in this introductory course. 

No further courses this semester.

See also

More information about courses and guidance from the library, including online courses.


Contact

Please contact support@ub.ntnu.no if you have any questions or feedback.

Anne L. Lorange - if you have feedback regarding the content on this page.

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