Compass – online training information literacy skills

Information literacy skills help you to find, evaluate and process scientific information. After completing this two-hour training you will have acquired the necessary skills to get started for your assignment or paper.

The training consists of four modules, each taking about 30 minutes of your time. You can either take the entire course or work through each of these modules separately:

  1. Finding and accessing information
  2. Setting up your search
  3. Evaluating your sources
  4. Saving and using sources

The training is also available in Dutch.

How to get started

Use the yellow button to register (one time only) with your UU email address.

Each time you go back to the training after registration, you will be asked to log in with your Solis ID.

Please note:
If you don't see the Compass training in your course overview after registration, please refresh the page after a few minutes.

Use the button below to go to the training after registration.

Questions about Compass?

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Further information for teachers

Teachers can read more about information skills in education via the button below.