Searching systematically – a beginner's guide to literature searches


Thursday, 22 July 2021at 15:30
Thursday, 30 September 2021at 15:30
Thursday, 07 October 2021at 15:30
Thursday, 04 November 2021at 15:30

This webinar is directed to persons who are at the beginning of a scholarly paper (for example a term paper, research paper or bachelor’s thesis) and/or wish to obtain an overview of search possibilities for scholarly literature. The webinar will provide you with a search check list detailing how to proceed in your literature search for a scholarly paper: from Internet search to searching in library catalogues and up to literature databases. Two excursions introduce you to the different types of publication of scholarly literature and teach you how to find the right search terms for your search.


  1. Internet research
    Excursion: Types of publications
  2. Library catalogue
    Excursion: Collecting search terms
  3. Literature databases

Target groups: School and university students

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(The webinar will be held in German.)

Please allow for around 1.5 hours duration of the course.
Access to the webinar room will be enabled 15 minutes before the scheduled start.

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