Helpful programs/tools

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.

Do you want to use ATLAS.ti to help with your qualitative research? We have a separate Library Guide talking you through the functionalities and how to get the free license. Just select the version you are (going to be) using:

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:

RefWorks 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.

News databases

English resources

Are you looking for some practicing materials to get your English proficiency/vocabulary up to speed? Check out these links and books!

Dictionaries and Thesauri

You can use these resources to find (general) information on a topic and get inspiration for new, related search terms.

The Hanze Library offers access to several reliable dictionaries and thesauri, there are open access resources and some databases also have a thesaurus built in (Business Source, several medical databases).

Minilecture Google Scholar (EN)

Theses and national research output

These are a few general databases, which consist of (among others) eBooks, articles, and theses.

For a full overview of the available databases:

Other helpful resources

Here are some interesting links and other Library Guides for you to check out.