Courses and webinars

Our courses – online and on site

Online, in the form of a webinar, or on site, at the library – you can learn more about literature research and library services live and interactively. On each topic page you can see when and in which format the course is offered.

Which topics do we offer?

An overview of the current dates can be found in our schedule of courses. Please note: The webinars will be conducted in German language. Schedule of courses

Search compact

Are you new at the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek or would you like to refresh your basic knowledge? Then the webinars from this category are the right thing for you.

Search plus

Do you wish to acquire in-depth knowledge on literature search, are you looking for newspaper articles or would you like to learn how to cite correctly? We can convey strategies for efficient literature search.

Search specialized

In our subject-oriented webinars we give you an introduction to expedient search tools for your subject, for example relevant databases, Internet resources and subject-specific portals.

How do you attend an on-site course?

Please register by e-mail:
Tell us your name and the date you would like to attend.

How do you attend a webinar?

No prior registration is required for our webinars. You will need:

To find out whether your equipment allows for smooth access go to:

Technical information

Since many events are currently transferred to the virtual space, the server is often running at full capacity. This may result in technical problems when accessing the webinar room. If you receive the message that the maximum number of visitors has been reached, you can try reloading the page a number of times. We ask for your understanding.

Where can information on data protection be found?

The privacy policy (in German) can be found under:

Our webinars are held with the aid of the conference software "Adobe Connect", which is made available to us by the German National Research and Education Network, DFN, via DFNconf. By taking part in a webinar, you declare your approval of the associated data-protection regulations. Please note that you can log into the webinar room with a name of your choice. This name will only be visible to other participants if you use the public chat.
The data-protection regulations can be found at:

Do you have any questions?

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions: