WU Library's workshop program – new course dates available
Would you like a concise introduction to literature research or reference management? Join one of our regularly scheduled – as well as free – library workshops. Course contents include: What are the best strategies for literature research and how do I find the best search terms for my specific topic? Which databases can I use to find the information I need? How do I best use the reference management program Citavi, EndNote, Zotero or Juris-M for citing and creating bibliographies?
Summer break is over – come join us at the search_bar!
As of September 7, 2022, WU library’s search_bar will again be available to answer your questions about literature research, legal research and reference management. On-the-spot support, no appointment necessary!
Reference Management, each Tuesday from 2pm-3pm
Legal research, each Wednesday from 10am-11am
Literature research, each Thursday from 3pm-4pm
Access via ZOOM – join us in our virtual meeting room
Oxford Bibliographies and Oxford Research Encyclopedias - trial access
Until January 31, 2023, the Oxford Bibliographies and Oxford Research Encyclopedias are available online on a trial basis. Access is also available off campus for all members of the WU community (staff and WU students). Oxford Bibliographies: short introduction to different topics and further reading recommendations by experts. Oxford Research Encyclopedias: peer-reviewed overview articles on various topics from diverse disciplines.
How to do literature research?
Just in time for the vacations, we are pleased to present 4 new videos on how to do literature research. Many will use this time to make progress on their theses. The library supports you with instructions for 1. Preparing the search 2. Choosing the right databases 3. Searching in the WU catalog and 4. Searching in a literature database.
As of January 2022, the search_bar, the research consultation service and our workshops will be available again.
We have put together a small list with different recommendations for the Christmas season for you and hope that we can bring you a little joy.
The WU library team
Libraries closed from Nov. 17, 2020
You can find out how you still can find literature here and in our courses.
Reopening of the libraries
As of August 3, the library reading areas of the Central Library, the Library for Law, and the Library for Social Sciences will be reopened for a limited number of patrons. Therefore, it is necessary to reserve a seat. You can reserve time slots no earlier than 7 days in advance.
Library for Business Languages D2
In February 2020, the Library for Business Languages in the D2 building will be integrated into the Central Library in the LC. January 30, 2020 is the last day the D2 library will be open.
The collection from the D2 library will be available on level -2 of the LC building, starting February 12, 2020. The opening hours and terms and conditions of use for the Central Library apply.
December: Time for Glühwein, cookies - or final papers?
We offer a broad range of services, providing point-of-need support for your literature research.
Reference management – every Tuesday from 2:00-3:00pm
Literature research – every Thursday from 3:00–4:00pm
Where: Level 2 in the Central Library