Finding relevant literature, citing without errors and creating a bibliography with a mouse click? With the Library Powerday you get fit for your studies!
At the beginning of the semester, the University Library offers you a compact introduction into research strategies and information literacy, which will prepare you best for your studies or will bring your knowledge up to date for your final thesis.
This is what the Powerday offers you
- Learn efficient search strategies for library catalogs, literature databases and the Internet.
- Understand when and how to cite correctly to avoid unintended plagiarism.
- Learn about the advantages of reference management programs.
Courses can be booked individually
The Library Powerday contains four courses that you can book either individually or in combination. All courses take place as webinars and are offered in German and English.
All Powerday webinars are part of the regular library training program and can be booked throughout the entire semester. For further dates and registration links, please visit www.ub.tum.de/en/courses.
Please contact us with further questions at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Thursday, 14 October 2021
Literature Research 1: Tools for Studying, 8:00 – 10:30 a.m.
- how to easily use e-books and e-journals with eAccess
- basics about search strategies for literature
- find subject specific books and journals in our online catalogue
- search online information with Google and Google Scholar
- make effective use of library services
Literature Research 2: Search Strategies for Seminar Papers and Theses, 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
- develop search strategies for literature databases
- search for subject-specific papers in literature databases
- access researched material
Cite It Right, 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.
- basic rules of citation
- in-depth topics selected by course participants, such as citing images, Creative Commons, citing student papers, citing self-citations or interviews
Reference Management with Citavi, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.
- download and install the application
- add / import references into the program
- organise collected references
- create bibliographies
- cite literature with plug-ins
- change citation styles
Powerday in German
Wednesday, 13 October 2021
Further Information and Registration