Guided tours and training seminars

Guided tours and training seminars

Library Training in English

Library tours

The University Library offers a comprehensive programme of guided tours and training courses to students, school pupils and the general public.

For the benefit of our international students and academics, we offer guided tours as well as training seminars in English.

Please see below for our tours and courses held in English. Individual appointments are possible for groups of 5 people or more. Please send an e-mail to ubschulungatuni-passau.de.

Getting to know your Library

The library offers an introduction in English under the heading 'Getting to know your Library'.

This includes:

  • a tour of the Central Library, acquainting the participants with the main service sections and concepts:
    Check-out and returns desk, collection area, reading room, Library Lounge and the Book Tower.
  • an introduction to book locations and shelf marks; borrowing terms; the InfoGuide system and user account; and the Primo search portal.

Duration: approx. 30 minutes

During orientation weeks ("O-Woche") we offer regular introductory library tours. You will find upcoming dates here a few weeks in advance.

Research Essentials: How to Find Resources & Improve Your Search Skills

This course will introduce participants to research strategies and library resources. You will learn how to use key online tools for finding various types of material for your paper or thesis.

Next classes:
Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 4.00 p.m. – 6.00 p.m. (Stud.IP code 64047A)

Monday, 3 June, 4.00 p.m. – 6.00 p.m. (Stud.IP code 64047B)

Please register via Stud.IP.

Referencing with Citavi

In this course we will explore the basic features of the reference management software Citavi. You will learn how to use Citavi effectively for your paper or thesis.

Next classes:
Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 10.00 a.m - 12.00 noon (Stud.IP code 64046A)
Thursday, 4 July 2019, 4.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (Stud.IP code 64046B)

Please register via Stud.IP.