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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The library offers an introduction in English under the heading 'Getting to know your Library'.
- 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.
This course will introduce participants to basic literature and information research and to basic library services.
Searching the library catalogue (InfoGuide), the Primo search portal and various databases
Learning more about book locations, borrowing terms, the user account and the access to electronic documents
Duration: approx. 60 minutes
Location: Central Library
Next class: This course will be offered again during the winter semester 2020/21. Dates will be announced in time.
No registration needed.
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 class (summer semester 2020):
Thursday, 18 Jun 2020, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (via Zoom)
Please register via Stud.IP (no. 64047 W)
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.
There will be no Citavi course during summer semester 2020. Instead, we offer a weekly consultation via Zoom. Feel free to (virtually) stop by on Wednesdays between 1 and 2 p.m.
Registration and Zoom details via Stud.IP ("Online-Sprechstunde Citavi")