Introduction to using the Vienna University Library


Due to security measures to contain the corona virus, all university buildings, and therefore all libraries, will remain closed until 14 April 2020.

Please use our extensive range of electronic resources.

Please note that all courses are in German!


  • Basics of using the library
  • Conducting literature search using u:search
  • Conducting literature search using other library catalogues (catalogues of the Main Library 1,500 ff., Consortium catalogues, Karlsruhe Virtual Catalog)
  • Overview of the e-resources offered by the Vienna University Library (databases, e-journals)
  • Guided tour of the Main Library

Target group:

  • Students of all degree programmes, in particular new entrants
  • The interested public


  • None, computer and Internet skills are an advantage

Course dates: (No registration required.)

Please refer to the German version of this page for the course dates.