Search Techniques and Inter-Library Loan

"Fit für die Recherche" - Fit for research

We can help you to search for literature. All dates for courses will be announced on our start page, where you can register online.

Searching for Literature? We will be glad to help!

Our training courses provide you with individual options.

Beginners: Library use
  • 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 the library
  • 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

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 in Moodle ***
  • 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

Marion Hecht
Raum 110 - Haus 1
+49 0395 5693 - 1504

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