This course is an e-learning which gives a good working knowledge of different citation styles, when to cite correctly, when to quote or paraphrase, what self-plagiarism is and the most common mistakes made.


    This course is an individually taken e-learning course, including a self-test.

      Scheduled dates

      Not applicable

      Target audience

      Amsterdam UMC PhD candidates, students and others.

      Study load

      0.1 ECTS


      The course consists of three modules; - citation styles, - citation, quote or paraphrase, - test yourself.

      Number of participants



      No certificate is issued.

      Course coordinator

      Ms F.S. van Etten-Jamaludin, Medical Library,


      Go to the website of the Medical Library (intranet only).

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