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E-course for Ph.D. students

Information for Science and Research course

This course is intended for students of doctoral programmes in English at the CTU in Prague and is organized by the CTU Central Library. 


  • Target group: International students of doctoral study programmes at the CTU.
  • The course consists of 6 independent modules:

Module 1: Work with Information Resources

Module 2: Intellectual Property and Academic Integrity

Module 3: Open Science - freely available scientific information

Module 4: Principles of Publishing Scientific Results

Module 5: Research Evaluation and Citation Databases

Module 6: Scientific Presentation

Completion of the individual modules: Successful passing of the tests.

  • Certificate of Completion: Students will need to successfully complete ALL 6 modules.
Course is open for the whole Academic year 2023/2024 (November 2023 – August 2024) 


For more information, please, contact the course supervisor: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Purpose: Completing all modules will help PhD. students gain the knowledge and skills needed throughout the entire cycle of communicating scientific information. From the initial research to the current state of the art. From gathering information from different information sources, to storing it, using it legally and ethically in your own work and creating an academic text, where and how to publish it, how to promote it and what methodologies are available for evaluating scholarly results (citation analysis).


Module 1

Module 1 Work with Information Resources


In this module we will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to find the appropriate information resources for your academic texts (e.g. dissertations, scientific articles, research reports). You will learn where to look, how to search effectively, how to evaluate the information you find, and how to access the information resources you need using library services.

Objectives: Students will profit from having knowledge of electronic information resources, and ability to search effectively for relevant documents for studying and research.


Study information can be found after logging into the course in Moodle. Please use your login details and CTU email address for logging in and communication.

Login to Moodle:

  • Open website: http://moodle-ostatni.cvut.cz/ and select 83000 – Ústřední knihovna ČVUT

  • Login: Enter your KOS login details

  • Select a course: Module 1 Work with Information Resources

  • To self enroll in the course, enter the enrolment key

  • Enrolment key: Module13    




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