Library Instruction

We offer library instruction for the following target groups:


Currently, no sessions have been scheduled.

Our staff at the library locations and the Research Support Services are available for any questions thay you may have or any consultations that you may require.

Permanent Offers

Research and Information Literacy: Basic Module

Format: Self-study module

Basic module for a first orientation into information research. Students can use this tutorial on the Moodle platform after enrolling with their u:account . [more]

Target group: Students | Level: Beginner

Ask a Librarian - Research Consultation Hour

Every Wednesday, 9:30 - 11:00 | Format: On-site session

The open consultation hour offers advice on all topics relating to literature searches, from research strategies to choosing the right database. [more]

Target group: Doctoral candidates, Students | Level: Advanced

Supervised Literature Search

By appointment only | Format: Online

We advise students of all subjects who are working on a research paper (seminar paper, master thesis, dissertation, etc.) on how to find literature. [more]

Target group: Doctoral candidates, Students | Level: Advanced

Guided Tours at the Main Library

By appointment only | Format: On-site

We offer short guided tours of approx. 30 minutes for groups of 5 to 25 people. This offer is aimed at tutorials, first-year students, introductions to academic writing and similar courses at the University of Vienna. [more]

Zielgruppe: Studierende | Level: Beginner

Die historischen Buchbestände der Hauptbibliothek (in German)

By appointment only | Format: On-site

Wir geben Ihnen einen Überblick über die historischen und wertvollen Bestände der UB Wien und erklären, wie diese zu benutzen sind. [more]

Target group: Students, General public | Level: Beginner

Subject-Specific Instruction

At the special libraries, in addition to the dates listed here, subject-specific instruction and tours are offered by appointment. For more information, see "Library Instruction" on the website of the corresponding library, or contact the library staff on site.

Consultation Sessions of the Research Support Services

In addition to the dates listed here, the Research Support Services of the University Library offer consultations and training for researchers. Details can be found under "Library Instruction" on the a href="/forschungsunterstuetzung/a_bis_z.html">website of the corresponding service.