Day 1 (mandatory) 1. Academic integrity and the transparency of science: This seminar provides a basis for the entire seminar series. The aim is to understand the importance of academic integrity for the different stages of the research process, and for science in general. With transparency as a guiding principle, the focus is on the whys and hows of using/creating sources correctly, both research papers and research data. 2. Literature search: This seminar focuses on doing systematic literature searches and how to use scientific databases in an efficient and effective way. It further gives an introduction to searching for existing research data. A large component of the seminar is to address the various purposes of literature searches. Participants can choose between 3 seminars: i) Humanities and Social Sciences, ii) Medicine and Health Sciences, and iii) Technology and Natural Sciences. Day 2 (mandatory) 3. Open access publishing: This seminar discusses what open access means, the choices researchers have to face when selecting publication venues, and how those choices affect both the scientific and the general community. Participants learn how to evaluate open access publication channels, and receive information about the UiT Publication Fund. We also discuss how researchers can make their publications available in open repositories - this practice is called self-archiving and it is mandated by an increasing number of funders and institutions. 4. Research data management: This seminar is an introduction to best practices for research data management. This includes how to write a solid data management plan, how to structure, document, and preserve the data during the project, and, finally, how to archive and share the data in suitable repositories. Participants also receive information about the UiT institutional archive, UiT Open Research Data, as well as the UiT principles and guidelines for research data management, effective as of September 1st 2017. Day 3 (optional) 5. Reference management This seminar introduces reference management and how reference management tools can be used in the various phases of the research process. The seminar will go in more detail into EndNote. Part 1 is an introduction to EndNote, where focus lies on the basic functionalities of the software, such as creating an EndNote library and entering references into a Word document. Part 2 is an advanced course of 1/23/2019 Utskrift: GEN-8001 https://uit.no/utskriftStudiekatalog?p_document_id=604903 2/3 EndNote, focusing on sharing, organizing and publishing references. Participants may participate in one or both parts.