The Library’s Writing Center supports Corvinus PhD Students in academic success. Courses, training sessions, individual consultations are held either personally or in online form through Teams. Topics focus on supporting information literacy, publishing and publication strategies.
Training sessions integrated into university courses
Database usage training and consultation
English and Hungarian language training sessions are held in the Autumn semester in the frame of Intensive Week. In these sessions students get information about the library’s printed and electronic sources, academic, statistical and research method databases. Besides these, students are informed about effective use of sources and reference manager software, the importance of source evaluation and the features of scholarly documents. The sessions also introduce the trends of scholarly communication and help students to form their own publication strategy.
Dissemination of scientific output – training session and consultation
This course is held in the Spring Semester and contains the following topics: Open Access-publishing, publishing policy at CUB, including tenders for publishing support. Sessions develop participant’s writing skills, giving practical tips to write an abstract and create a conference poster.
Information literacy course
This course targets future lecturers, researchers. Its aim is handing over skills that can help applicants to build a successful career. Included topics are: information literacy and forms of scholarly communication. It is held in the Spring Semester for PhD-Students at the Doctoral School of Business and Management.
Training sessions and group consultations offered by the Library
Scholarly sources, collecting and organinizing documents – consultations in English/Hungarian
This session’s main aim is to inform students with subject-specific sources and search techniques. It gives hints about keeping research up-to-date, collecting and organizing documents with reference manager softwares, using references properly. It helps choosing from different access methods, supports fair use of sources, informs about the different ways of on-demand document requests at CUB.
MTMT (Hungarian Scientific Bibliography Database) consultations in English/Hungarian
Authors receive help to record their scholarly publications in MTMT, to avoid difficulties in publication processes. During the consultations patrons will be informed about different metrics, journal rankings, authentic Open Access-journals.
Similarity check for students
The Library offers training sessions to provide information on the process of text similarity checking and the application of the Ouriginal software. We will introduce the University’s own text similarity checking practice. In the second part we will present the evaluation of the check results.
Research methodology consultation
Individual research methodology consultation is available in the Library (on-line and face-to-face) related but not restricted to the following topics: research design, formulating a research question, choosing a research methodology, discussing the advantages and disadvantages of quantitative and qualitative social science research methods, interview design, interview techniques, research data management etc.
The aim of the consultation is to offer helpful advice to choose the method that is most appropriate and relevant to your research and most suitable for solving your research problem, and also to improve the information literacy competences, data management skills.
Trends of scholarly communication, basics of Open Access publishing
The goal of this training is to give an overview of Open Access-publishing. Main points include the basics of OA-publishing, different types of OA, current and recent trends of funding and publishers’ policy. It supports forming your own individual publication strategy and also gives tools, methods to avoid predatory journals. It focuses on CUB’s OA-policy and recent trends of Open Science.
Bibliometrics in evaluating professional output
This training gives an overview of the basic principles of bibliometrics and the applied metrics. It demonstrates the reference databases, journal evaluation methods, journal rankings and rankings of the different science areas. It helps users to choose from the different publication channels and to form individual publication strategy.
Authors’ visibility presentation
The Library offers 30-minute presentations in the topic of authors’ visibility. One presentation will be held in English to help English-speaking faculty members and PhD students.
We will provide useful information about personal identification, reseachers’ profiles and authentic data of authors.
Presenter: Erzsébet Lőrinczi
The Library offers individual consultation sessions by appointment.