Go directly to the online course on Creative Commons licences in scholarly publishing.
Free of charge and open to all
The courses are free, online, and completely open, following the MOOC concept (massive open online course).
The content consists of text-based information, films, exercises, and quizzes.
You can take the courses in their full length or choose the parts that interest you.
The courses are aimed at students and employees at Umeå University, but you have access to the content even if you are not connected to the university.
The courses are available in both English and Swedish.
Basic course in information search
In this course, you will learn the basics of information searching so that you can
search for information for a paper
find scientific articles
design your searches to be more precise.
The course is also available in the learning platform Canvas
As a student at Umeå University, you can register for the basic course in information search on the learning platform Canvas. You will then have access to the course via Canvas throughout your studies.
As a teacher, you can integrate the basic course in information search into your Canvas course. You do this by adding it as a module:
You can find the module in Canvas Commons by searching for "ub umu". Then you should import the module into your course. If the module does not show up after the import, an administrator at your university must enable the SCORM feature for Canvas.