Search Techniques and Inter-Library Loan

Searching for Literature? We will be glad to help!

Our training courses provide you with individual options.

Beginners: Library use

Beginners: Library use

General Introduction to Using the Library

  • Courses for freshers, the dates are set after consultation with the subject areas.
  • Training courses for non-members of the University (only available during the non-teaching periods), max. 15 participants, dates must be arranged with Ms. Olsowski
  • Training courses for international students are arranged together with the International Office (IO)
  • As part of the cooperation agreements between the University and local schools, tours of the Library can be arranged for school pupils in the non-teaching periods, contact details available on the pupil portal
Advanced: Fit for research

Advanced: Fit for research

Searching for sources in databases and ordering literature via interlibrary loan

These courses answer questions such as:

  • How can I find literature on my topic, e.g. bachelor’s or master’s dissertations?
  • Which literature databases can be used for my subject and how can they be used?
  • How can I access literature that is not available on site (interlibrary loans)?
  • How can I work with licensed eMedia?
  • What do I need to pay attention to when archiving and publishing student dissertations?

Certificate of attendance Will be issued on request, please ask.


1. Training course for groups (during the lecture period):

  • Monthly offer from the university library: "Fit für die Recherche" 
    *** Registration: See Dates on the homepage ***
  • Book training for groups:
    Possible for university students and groups from further education institutions or schools, the registration is binding and takes place in consultation with the lecturers.

2. Individual Training Courses for Students:

  • Training courses can be arranged quickly from 3 participants. Please ask!


Training organization

Nina Jordan
Raum 109 - Haus 1
+49 0395 5693 - 1503
+49 0395 5693 - 71503

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