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LTH PhD Students Introduction Guide: Home

by librarian Emma-Lisa Hansson


Welcome to the LTH PhD student introduction guide! 

Here you will find tips & resources which might be useful in your PhD studies. 


General search services

Where to search?

General search tips:

  • Journals, articles, databases & books: LUBsearch
  • Books: LIBRIS
  • Books from Lund University: LUBcat
  • Thesis: Research portal or LUP Student Papers
  • Check out databases? Go to A-Z list
  • Find all the links at LTH Library website

Subject guides

The LTH libraries provides subject guides available for the different subjects! See the list of subject guides below:

PhD course Scientific Information Management!

Kickstart your PhD journey with the course Scientific Information Management!

The main target group for this course is newly engaged PhD students, but all PhD students are welcome to apply. 

The overall objective of the course is to give students instruction and training in scientific information management. Upon completion of the course the participants will have gained knowledge about scientific information management both in general and within the specific research area in which they are working..

Core element of the course

  • use and analysis of information resources
  • strategies of information retrieval
  • evaluation and management of information
  • attributes of scholarly communication

Course form

The course is held in English, and comprises of lectures, workshops and project work.

To pass the course, 80 % participation in scheduled course activities is required.

Each participant should also give a written and an oral presentation of an individual project.  

Introduction lecture - LTH libraries

Twice a year the library visits the Introduction course for new PhD students. See the latest presentation here from the library.