The Virtual Library

Are you at home and in need of help with academic writing, citation, literature searches or loans? Visit The Virtual Library.

Norsk versjon: Det virtuelle biblioteket

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Opening hours

Every weekday 09–15. 

Can we help you with something? Visit The Virtual Library in Zoom

Attending a course? Visit our virtual course room in Zoom 


How does it work?

In The Virtual Library you meet nice library employees who you can ask about what you need help with, either via chat or video call. All you have to do is click the blue button above: «Can we help you with something? Visit The Virtual Library in Zoom». If you have signed up for a course, click on the link: «Attending a course? Visit our virtual course room in Zoom ». You can also use the links in the drop-down menu below.

The waiting room 

First you come to the waiting room: Here you may have to wait a bit before you are greeted by friendly library employees in Zoom.

Courses and events

Just ask! Open desk in The Virtual Library

Talk to library staff one-on-one. We are available - where you are! Here you can ask about: 

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

 Every visit in The Virtual Libray is confidential.

Every weekday  09-15 in Zoom.

Shut up and Write

Every Thursday 10-12 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 spring 2021

No further courses this semester.

NTNU Academic writing - Help from The University Library

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 spring 2021

20.04 - 12:15–14:00 Join the course in Zoom

Zotero

Join our 2x45 minutes introduction to the reference management program Zotero! 16. March 10:15-12:00 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 spring 2021

No further courses this semester.

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

27.04 - 10:15–12:00 Join the course in Zoom

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.

Part 1 - 11.05: 12:15-15:00
Part 2 - 12.05: 12:15-15:00

Advanced use of NVivo: Transcription
25.05: 10:15-12:00

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.

28.04 - 10:15–11:00 Join the course in Zoom

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.

 

      Graphic element. Text: Writefest

The presentations from Writefest are now available for you.

Presentation from the lectures 

 

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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