If you want to learn more about research in your field of study or need tips on academic writing and research, you are welcome to attend our courses. We are happy to offer individual advice.
Databases help you to research literature, press releases and factual information.
The database information system (DBIS) provides an overview on all databases available for Education. Please note that some databases are only available within the network of the University of Mannheim or via VPN, if you are not on campus.
In the OECD iLibrary, you will find publications on the current PISA results.
Publishing research data makes research transparent and reproducible. Universities, publishers and research funding organizations increasingly expect researchers to publish their research data.
The following websites are a selection of relevant Internet resources for Education:
In the A3 Library, you will find literature on Education which you can use on site. The items are freely accessible and organized according to subject area. Borrowing from this collection is only possible for academic staff of the University of Mannheim.
The Central Lending Library Schloss Westflügel hosts more literature on Education which you can borrow with your ecUM or your library card.
The textbook collection in the Central Lending Library Schloss Westflügel hosts multiple copies of the most important textbooks. Students of the University of Mannheim and cooperating institutions are eligible to borrow from the textbook collection.
In the Primo catalog, you can search for the literature available at the University Library.
Education in Mannheim:
Courses for Education and Economic and Business Education
(Wi-)Päd: Literaturrecherche für die Studienarbeit (in German) – web seminar for students writing their paper in education. Here you will find a recording of this course.
WiWi: Literaturrecherche für die Studienarbeit (in German) – Ilias-course for students writing their paper in business/
The collection of the University Library includes a variety of guidebooks on academic writing and research, for example: