Workshops about information search and scientific writing


The workshops have a modular structure and are partly specifically on one subject. This makes sure that you can chose the workshops based on your individual knowledge and/or information needs. 

The courses are all single dates.

If you are interested, you can get a certification at the library.

For the registration, please follow the links below the workshops, you will be automatically redirected to a Moodle course where you can sign in.




Introduction to the library

All you need to know about the library for a successful freshmen start

appr. 45 min.
Dates SuSe 1911th March02.30 - 03.15 and 03.15 - 04.00 pm (exchange students)

12th March09.30 - 10.15 and 10.15 - 11.00 pm (exchange students)
25th March11.00 - 11.45 am and 14.00 - 14.45 pm (all students)
Meeting pointBuilding A, in front of the library
No sign-up needed



Don't just google it, find it! - strategies to find the scientific literature you need

IBA (English)



Research preparation

Overview of subject specific literature databases

Practical exercises

Lengthapp. 120 min
Dates SuSe 1915th April 10.00 - 12.00 am
12th June 02.00 - 04.00 pm
Meeting pointRoom A 103




Crash Courses "Scientific Work"

Crash Course citation techniques (in English):


Citation rules, Citation styles

References, Literature management                                 


app. 120 min

Dates SuSe 1914th May 02.00 - 04.00 pm

02nd July 10.00 - 12.00 am (planned)
Meeting pointRoom A 103







Managing your references and citations with Citavi

(Citavi is recommended to use for windows only)


Citavi and literature management with Citavi

(Please bring your own notebook!)

Lengthapp. 120 min
Dates SuSe 1902nd May 10.00 - 12.00 am
06th June 02.00 - 04.00 pm (planned)
Meeting point

Room A U 017

(in the basement of the library)




If you are not able to join our workshops it is also possible to arrange an individual appointment:

Mo. - Th. between 9 pm and 4:30 am

Fr.           between 9 pm and 2:00 am

Please contact us.