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Animal experiment: how can I evaluate the quality?

The quality evaluation tool SYRCLE (SYstematic Review Centre for Laboratory animal Experimentation) is based on the Cochrane Risk of Bias tool, but is specifically adapted to aspects that are applicable and relevant for animal experiments.     Read more

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archINFORM

archINFORM is an online database for international architecture, originally emerging from records of interesting building projects from architecture students from the University of Karlsruhe (Germany). It has become a large online-database about world-renowned architects and buildings. This database includes information (including plans and images) about more than 80000 built and ...    Read more

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Google: search tips

Google is a powerful search engine. But the results list can be endlessly long and at page 3 you still haven't found what you were looking for. These tips and tricks will help you specify a better search question. Use unique, specific terms (keywords, not sentences). E.g. search for "headache" ...    Read more

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PubMed: why and how searching?

Using the PubMed search engine you can search for biomedical references. References and abstracts in PubMed are freely accessible to everyone.   Search operators You can search in PubMed with free text (see Automatic Term Mapping and Searching via Tags). You can also search using MeSH terms, the thesaurus keywords ...    Read more

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Scholarly article: where to find it?

Search a bibliographic database The best way to find qualitative scholarly articles is to use a bibliographic database. There are multidisciplinary databases (eg. Scopus, Web of Science) as well as discipline specific databases (eg. PubMed for health sciences). These databases give an overview of published scholalry information, whether or not ...    Read more

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Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

The database "Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals" provides a comprehensive list of journal articles on architecture and design, including bibliographical descriptions of topics such as history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, historical monument preservation and interior design and decoration. It contains more than 440,000 references mapping more ...    Read more

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BHA: Bibliography of the History of Art (Getty)

The BHA (Bibliography of the History of Art) is a bibliographical database that contains publications about European and American visual art, published between 1975 and 2007.   Search Operators You can use the Boolean operators AND OR NOT. In the Advanced search mode you can specify in which field the ...    Read more

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SciFinder Scholar (Web version)

SciFinder, a resource from the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), is a curated database of chemical and bibliographic information that covers several scientific and biomedical fields, with an emphasis on chemistry. SciFinder is an appropriate resource to consult for literature searches and to find background information on chemicals, drugs, and ...    Read more

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EndNote: what is it?

EndNote is a software supporting: information management:  collect information in one place, group in a relevant structure, comment, add keywords and much more add references, footnotes an a bibliography: add references in a text, using the correct reference style ("output style"), make or change reference styles, set up bibliographic lists ...    Read more

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Creative commons: open licence for copyrighted works

General info A Creative Commons licence is an open licence. These kinds of licences allow certain, globally recognised, standardised re-use of copyrighted material. It is a so called upfront licence. You don't have to ask for permission to access, share or use a protected work, the permission is granted automatically. ...    Read more

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Remote access & VPN

For copyright reasons, most electronic resources (databases and journals) can only be consulted within the UGent network. In the library catalogue they have an indication "UGent only". You don't have to be on campus to be able to access these resources. Off-campus access is easy through Athena. Just open ...    Read more

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GDPR: what is the General Data Protection Regulation?

When you process personal data for your research, you must follow the rules of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR: new European privacy legislation The GDPR, which has been in force since 25 May 2018, modernises the existing privacy legislation. It creates a uniform European legislative framework ...    Read more

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Evidence-based guideline: how can I evaluate the quality?

The AGREE II tool is a general tool for authors and users of guidelines to evaluate the methodological quality of clinical guidelines. The AGREE II checklist is available in different languages, including Dutch and English.    Read more

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Paraphrase: how to

You paraphrase when you explain another author’s idea(s) in your own words, often with added context. Extract the gist. For example, one of the main arguments in Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own (1929) is: women have the right to education. When you paraphrase this, you might write ...    Read more

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Systematic review: tips & tricks and tools

How do I formulate my research question and how do I formulate selection criteria? Formulate a research question in which, if possible, all aspects of your topic are named. The PICO model is a tool for setting up a clinical research question. In this model the patient category (Population/Patient), ...    Read more

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Academic writing in a nutshell

Throughout your career as a student and/or researcher you will produce a series of reports, papers, publications and other texts, in many cases in fluent English. Tips and tricks to improve your writings in English are collected on the UGent portal. The faculty of Arts & Philosophy created a ...    Read more

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Grove Dictionary of Art

Grove Art Online provides web access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art, ed. Jane Turner (1996, 34 vols.) and The Oxford Companion to Western Art, ed. Hugh Brigstocke (2001). Grove Art Online is a scholarly art encyclopedia, updated regularly and covering global art and architecture from prehistory ...    Read more

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BelgicaPress, database of digitised historical Belgian newspapers

BelgicaPress is a new full-text database from the Belgian Royal Library where you can find (as of spring 2018) all the digitised historical Belgian newspapers online (from 1826 to 1970) including the censored press of both World Wars. Thanks to the application of Optical Character Recognition (OCR), the content is ...    Read more

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Critical reading: the CRAAP test

You want to base your academic, scientific research on scientifically sound sources. Often, the publisher already gives you an insight into how reliable the source is; publishers of A1-journals, for instance, already peer-review their articles. Academic libraries collect scientific literature, etc.However, you can also find many interesting sources on ...    Read more

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CERN Document Server

The CERN Document Server (CDS) is the institutional repository that provides acquisition, search and collaborative tools to manage collections of documents produced at CERN. The collections include HEP documents, Multimedia documents, Bulletins, Administrative (Directorate, HR, Finance) documents, EU Project documents (OpenAire, EMi), Library and Project document types (source: CERN Service ...    Read more

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar is the scientific counterpart of Google. You can search for books, (peer reviewed) articles, reports, conference papers, and so on. You can narrow down your list of results by selecting a time period and/or language in the left-hand column. Note that Google Scholar does not check the quality ...    Read more

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ISBN: what is it and how do I request one?

An ISBN is an International Standard Book Number. It is a unique, internationally used standard to identify books. The aim of the ISBN is to enable you to quickly and correctly find every published title in databases. An ISBN is not legally required, but recommended if you want to offer ...    Read more

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Finding (Belgian) legislation

You can find Belgian (federal) legislation on the platform Belgian Legislation. Via a single interface you can search the database of the index of legislation as well as the database of the consolidated legislation. Belgielex is the crosspoint of the Belgian laws where you can find federal as well ...    Read more

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Scopus (Elsevier)

Scopus is an interdisciplinary bibliographical database with more than 61 million items from 105 countries in over 40 languages. It contains: Peer-reviewed journals published from 1823 onwards Conference proceedings Books (mainly on social sciences, the arts and philosophy) Patents Scopus maintains the following criteria to ensure qualitative resources: The publications ...    Read more

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Open Access colours: gold, green, hybrid and more

Open Access comes in different colours. While we especially use the term green OA, gold OA and hybrid OA, other terms refine those broader terms. This tip addresses some of the Open Access flavours. Diamond Open Access: not-for-profit, non-commercial organizations, associations or networks publish material that is made available online ...    Read more

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IEEE Xplore: Digital Library

IEEE Xplore is a full-text research database for discovery and access to journal articles, conference proceedings, technical standards, and related materials on computer science, electrical engineering and electronics, and allied fields. It contains material published mainly by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and other partner publishers. Access Anyone can search IEEE Xplore ...    Read more

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GISMO: what is it?

GISMO is the Ghent University research information system. This system supports two aims: (1) database of all research related information (researchers with their career details and expertise, projects, publications and other types of output, research activities, equipment etc.) and (2) support/streamlining research related workflows (application and management of research proposals, ...    Read more

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MyNBN

All Belgian and European standards published by NBN, Bureau for Standardization, are collected in the database MyNBN. Access Search for the database in the Library catalogue of Ghent University. Click on "View online". UGent has a 'read-only' access to MyNBN. Select "educational establishment: Ghent University" in the ...    Read more

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Authorship: 10 best practices

If you are thinking about writing a new publication: Consult the guidelines on authorship within your field and/or faculty and find out what policy is in place at the journal in question. Make sure that any arrangements are always in line with this policy. Discuss authorship issues beforehand (i.e. before ...    Read more

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Endnote: find and remove duplicates

You can find duplicates of references when you click References > Find Duplicates. You will get a pop-up where you can compare possible duplicates. If there are fields that differ, they will be lit up in red. You can choose to keep one ('Keep this reference') or both references (Skip).    Read more

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