What is a webinar?

A webinar is a seminar held via the Internet. Your advantage: You can take part even if you are not in Munich – comfortably sitting at your online workstation. Live and interactive.

Which webinars do we currently 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 an introduction to a reference management software? 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.

"A visit to ..."

In this series, we present the areas of collection emphasis and the special departments of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in interviews with experts. And you can take part: In our live chat you can directly ask our specialists your questions.

We are looking forward to your visit: online, interactive and at first hand..

What equipment is required?

  • PC or mobile device with Internet access
  • For smooth technical operation, we recommend installing the free-of-charge Adobe Connect application. Alternatively, it is also possible to take part with the aid of the Adobe Flash Player using your browser directly.
  • Headset/earphones or speakers

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

Information on data protection

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.
The data-protection regulations can be found at:

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.

How can you register?

No prior registration required. Simply click on the access link of the webinar of your choice on the scheduled date.
The links can be found on the information page on the webinar in question.

Do you have any questions?

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