Lectures: Teaching Assignments

BIO 368: Scientific Information Literacy

Content Literature Searching, Literature Databases, Reference Management, Citing,  Bibliometric Indicators such as Impact Factor or h-Index, Publishing, Open Access
Target Group Degree students in biology, 3rd to 5th year of study
Duration 1 Semester (each Spring Semester)
ECTS-Points 3

GEO 186: Introduction to information literacy: online research

Content Literature Searching, Literature Databases, Reference Management
Target Group Geography Students, 1st year of study
Duration 1 Semester. block course (each Fall Semester)
ECTS-Points required course

GEO 802: Data Information Literacy

Content Data Management, Discovery of data, Organizing Data, Metadata, Security and Preservation of data, Data sharing, citing & reuse, ethics and copyright of data
Target Group PhD candidates and Master students in geography
Duration 1 Semester. block course (each Fall Semester)
ECTS-Points 1

Praktikum Biostatistik und Wissenstransfer

Content Library Catalogue, Information Sources, Literature Databases, PubMed (with final test)
Target Group Medicine Students - 1st year of study (core study)
Duration 1 Semester (each Spring Semester)
ECTS-Points 0.5

Open Data Basics

Content Research data and research data management, finding and reusing data (incl. legal aspects), data repositories, sharing and publishing data, data protection, sharing personal data
Target Group Students of all disciplines (bachelor students, master students, doctoral students)
Duration Block course, each semester
ECTS-Points 1

Working with FAIR data (Open Data Advanced I)

Content Aspects of FAIR data, making one’s own data FAIR according to existing standards (e.g. metadata), assess FAIRness of existing datasets
Target Group Students of all disciplines (bachelor students, master students, doctoral students)
Duration Block course, each semester
ECTS-Points 1

Data management planning (Open Data Advanced II)

Content Documentation, organization, archiving and publication of data, legal and ethical aspects of data publication and reuse of data, creation of a data management plan
Target Group Students of all disciplines (master students, doctoral students), interested bachelor students
Duration Block course, each semester
ECTS-Points 1

Open Access Basics

Content Introduction to Open Access and Open Science, Open Access vs. traditional publishing, publication versions and types, challenges for early-career researchers
Target Group Students of all disciplines (bachelor students, master students, doctoral students)
Duration Block course, each semester
ECTS-Points 1
Content
Copyright, licenses and handling of personal data and data protection, legal aspects of reusing existing materials
Target Group Students of all disciplines (master students, doctoral students), interested bachelor students
Duration Block course, each semester
ECTS-Points 1

Open Access: Funding and requirements (Open Access Advanced II)

Content
Requirements of important funding bodies (e.g. SNF, EU, private sector, UZH) and their fulfillment, financial support for open access publications, consequences for early-career researchers
Target Group Students of all disciplines (master students, doctoral students), interested bachelor students
Duration Block course, each semester
ECTS-Points 1