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Tutorials

Interested in learning how to make better use of our resources and services?

Our tutorials can help you improve your research skills and information literacy.

Tutorials on Basic Research Skills

FIT-GYM (Webtutorial, only available in German)

  • Interdisciplinary research training for pupils and others
  • Research tools, resources and strategies

Primo Catalog (YouTube, only available in German)

  • Searching the library collection
  • Saving and exporting search results
  • Requesting and renewing items
  • Managing your library account
  • Interlibrary loan

Go to Primo catalog

Lotse (YouTube, only available in German)

Tutorials on various topics, such as:

  • How do I find a topic?
  • Which resources do I need?
  • Where and how can I search?
  • How do I write a term paper?

Lotse website

Tutorial Information Literacy (Webtutorial, only available in German)

  • How do I find a topic?
  • Which resources do I need?
  • Where and how can I search?
  • How do I write a term paper?

Newspapers at the University Library (Webtutorial, only available in German)

  • The library’s newspaper collection
  • Research strategies for national and international press databases

Tutorials on Subject-Specific Research

Economics and Social Sciences

Research in Economics (YouTube, only available in German)

Introduction to useful research strategies for the main economic databases

wiso (YouTube, only available in German)

  • Getting started
  • Dashboard and monitorings
  • Personalized options

Go to wiso

Law

juris (YouTube, only available in German)

Tutorials and webinars on using the juris database

Go to juris

beck-online (YouTube, only available in German)

Tutorials on searching the beck-online database

Go to beck-online

EUR-Lex (YouTube)

  • Database features
  • Search strategies
  • Multilingual document display

Go to EUR-Lex

Linguistics and Literature

MLA International Bibliography (Vimeo)

  • Search tips
  • Keyword search and subject search
  • From search results to full-text documents

Go to MLA

 

Tutorials on multidisciplinary databases

Nexis (YouTube)

  • Search strategies and tips
  • Personalized options

Go to Nexis

Factiva (YouTube)

  • Search strategies
  • Editing search results
  • Alerting services

Go to Factiva

Tutorials on Reference Management and Publishing

Citavi (YouTube, only available in German)

  • Getting started with Citavi
  • Importing references
  • Writing papers with Citavi

Mendeley (YouTube)

  • Mendeley kennenlernen
  • Literatur erfassen
  • Literaturnachweise erstellen
  • Tipps

Publishing with MADOC (YouTube, only available in German)

Make your research permnanently available worldwide and free of charge – a service for students and staff members of the University of Mannheim

Go to MADOC

My library account Available Seats Opening Hours Information & Advice Chat (Mon-Fri 10am-6pm)
InfoCenter
+49 621 181 2948
Schloss Schneckenhof West
D 68131 Mannheim
Germany