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Einführung in die Literaturrecherche

Researching your thesis or paper? Why not attend one of the Library training sessions?

Thesis study skills - literature research (literary studies, cultural studies and linguistics):

Where: The English Department's computer room, on the first floor of the department, University Campus, Spitalgasse 2, Court 8, 1090 Vienna.
Who: Mag. Karin Lach (Subject Librarian)

When: Monday, May 19, 2008: 12:00 noon-01:00 p.m. (02:00 p.m. possible)

What can you expect? A reminder of how to find literature with the help of subject relevant databases and MetaLib and how to use library and other resources (online catalogues, SFX, SFX Citation Linker, e-journals server, Interlibrary Loan, document delivery services) to locate literature. An opportunity to ask questions concerning your own research and try out sample searches. Special focus will be on locating journal articles.

No registration is necessary. Places are allocated on a first come, first serve basis.

Workshop Archive

About to embark on a seminar or proseminar research project? Need to learn how to find relevant literature?

Where: The English Department's computer room, on the first floor of the department, University Campus, Spitalgasse 2, Court 8, 1090 Vienna.
Who: Mag. Karin Lach (Subject Librarian)

Introduction to literary and cultural studies study skills - literature research:

  • Friday, March 14, 2008: 01:00-03:00 p.m.
Please register until a day before the class as places are limited.

What can you expect? An introduction to finding literature with the help of subject relevant databases and MetaLib and how to use library resources (online catalogues, SFX, e-journals server) to locate literature.

Introduction to linguistics study skills - literature research:

  • Wednesday, April 2, 2008: 02:00-04:00 p.m.
Please register until a day before the class as places are limited.

What can you expect? An introduction to finding literature with the help of subject relevant databases and MetaLib and how to use library resources (online catalogues, SFX, e-journals server) to locate literature.

Supervised research:


  • Wednesday, April 9, 2008: 02:00-03:00 p.m.

  • Wednesday, April 30, 2008: 02:00-04:00 p.m.


Please register until a day before the class as places are limited.

What can you expect? The librarian will be at hand to answer questions while you do your own literature research.

How can I register? Register at the information counter in the Library or write an e-mail to

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