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.
In the Electronic Journals Library (EZB) and the Primo catalog, you will find e-journals on Education/
All e-books available at the University Library in Mannheim can be found in the Primo catalog.
The publisher Springer offers an extensive selection of e-books for Education.
Publishing research data makes research transparent and reproducible. Universities, publishers and research funding organizations increasingly expect researchers to publish their research data.
The website forschungsdaten.info and the publication “Auffinden – Zitieren – Dokumentieren” offer introductory information.
If you are looking for repositories for research data, the re3data service might help. The DataCite service might be helpful for researching individual data sets internationally.
At the University of Mannheim, you can use MADATA to publish research data. The forschungsdaten bildung service, provided by DIPF, is a special offer for Education studies.
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:
In the Journal Citation Reports, you will find current information on the “impact factors” of international journals. Just open them in the “Web of Science” and select the “Education” categories.
The University Library offers regular trainings on research in Education/
Courses for Education and Economic and Business Education
Pädagogische Literatur finden – Recherche in Datenbanken – hybrid course for students writing their paper in education – on site in the ExpLab or online:
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Literatur finden – Recherche in Datenbanken – hybrid course for students writhing their paper in business studies – on site in the ExpLab or online:
The collection of the University Library includes a variety of guidebooks on academic writing and research, for example:
The University Library offers various training and consulting services.