Help and Support

Take advantage of the help and support such as the online Searchwise course, useful tools and more. This way you make optimal use of information resources for your study or research.


The online course Searchwise will teach you all about searching, assessing, selecting and handling sources for the purpose of your study.

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Citing resources

You will use resources for your research or thesis. See below how to properly cite these resources.

See APA (SURF) manual See APA Libguides in English


More information about a browserextensie, citationsoftware or your own bookshelf.

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Copyright Informationpoint

What does this mean? What can I do or not? You find more information on this page.

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How can I ...

  • Use the search tool Fontys Finder to search a wide range of digital resources suitable for your studies. Fontys Finder offers various search options to perform targeted searches by topic or information type (e-book, e-journal, magazine article, etc.), for example.
  • An overview of all available information resources within Fontys can be found in the A-Z list with databases.

Are you doing literature research and could you use some help? Take a look at the services or, for example, the tools offered. Or do the online course Searchwise.

Not getting anywhere with the online support? If so, contact a knowledge partner at

The online course Searchwise helps you get started with searching, reviewing, selecting and processing resources for your studies. The course consists of the following modules at basic and advanced levels: 

  • * from research question to search terms;
  • * information resources and search methods;
  • * selecting and assessing resources;
  • * processing resources.
Would you like to publish a thesis on the HBO Knowledge Base? The procedure for this varies by study programme. Watch the video of HBO Knowledge Base and check with your thesis coach or coordinator how publishing a thesis works.

Short video Fontys Finder

Learn how you can find, search and use the digital resources with Fontys Finder.

Search in digital resources Fontys Finder

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Search in digital resources

Search with Fontys Finder

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