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Our Offer for Secondary Schools

Teachers and student groups get to know the university library and learn the basics of literature research.

Our offer is intended for students in their final years of secondary school in the region, in particular seminar classes.

Course offer

Currently, we do not offer guided tours of the libraries. Please use our online services or arrange an online course on the topics: getting to know the UB Mannheim, finding a writing topic, researching and citing as well as using free online resources.

Contact

We are looking forward to your questions: schulungen bib.uni-mannheim.de.

  • Guided tour of the library for student groups

    Target group: Students in their final years of secondary school in the region

    Duration: approx. 60 minutes

    • Presentation of the library
    • Library tour
    • Short introduction to researching literature in our Primo catalog
  • Workshop on researching literature for seminar classes

    Target group: Seminar classes of regional secondary schools

    Duration: approx. 90 to 120 minutes

    • Presentation of the library
    • Library tour
    • Researching literature in our Primo catalog
    • Google and Google Scholar search engines
    • Evaluating sources
    • Finding literature
    • Analyzing bibliographies
    • Differentiating between media
  • Information literacy for teachers

    We’re happy to advise you in a personal conversation on topics such as:

    • Help with information transfer
    • Researching literature in library catalogs, using the example of our Primo catalog
    • Google and Google Scholar search engines
    • Evaluating sources
    • Finding literature
    • Using different media

Registration

We are happy to tailor the tour, workshop or course to the individual needs of your class.

If you are a teacher interested in our offer, please register by completing our online form ahead of time.

It is useful if you prepare your students for their visit in the university library. For preparation and revision, we recommend our online tutorial “Fit-GYM” (in German) and the tutorial on information literacy (in German).

We are looking forward to your visit!