Do you want to use SPSS to analyze your data? We have made a Library Guide about SPSS where you can learn all about installing and using the program. Check it out here.
Or are you taking on R as your statistical program? We also have a Library Guide to help you get started with R, check it out here.
Do you want to make a survey? The Hanze offers student accounts for the tool Enalyzer, but also provides free access to the Microsoft Forms tool. Read more about these two survey tools here.
Referencing is very important in your assignments, theses and later publications, but it can be tedious to keep track of all the different references you're using. You can use a reference manager to help you out with that. The Hanze has a license for RefWorks, meaning that you can use RefWorks for free! To read about the functionalities, see examples, and learn how to log in to RefWorks, check out this serparate Library Guide:
Of course it is still important to understand how referencing rules work. You can check out the APA style website, to see examples, compare editions 6 and 7 and read up on all the styling rules.
You can use the dictionaries and thesauri Hanze Library offers you to find (general) information on a subject and to find keywords for subjects. You will find definitions, synonyms and related subjects.
You can also use the thesaurus function several general databases like Business Source Premier offers you.
And there a thesauri available online (open access):
The following databases specifically offer information on psychology, behavior and health:
In these databases you will find lots of theses of students and researchers.
Besides using the Hanze Library databases, you can use suitable information sources available at the free Internet. Always check if the information you found online is reliable and relevant. Through official (governmental) organisations you can often find reliable information like statistics. You can think of:
In these databases you will find "how to" and "how not to" video's on several subjects, e.g. on communication. You will also find documentaries on all kinds of subjects. And lots more!
Printed journals can be found in Hanze Library. For many magazines we not only offer this year's issues, but also issues from previous years. These are available at request. Printed journals can't be lend out, so they have to be used inside the library.
To browse the printed journal collection, check out the catalogue, and tick the box 'Search print holdings only'.
The online journals can be accessed 24/7 using the Internet, also from home. You can search for articles using our catalogue Hanze WorldCat Discovery. You can also search for articles in the database(s) that contain certain journals.
You can also use BrowZine, using a computer or a tablet. Using BrowZine, you can navigate through and browse in magazines. You can also create your own online magazine reck with selected titles. Please see the video below for more information.