Gain information literacy skills

KIM offers various one-time events on these topics:

  • How do I use the library catalogue?
  • All in one hour: a short introduction to all library services
  • Searching and finding on the internet: Google and co. Optimizing your searching with search engines
  • Introduction to reference management using Citavi, Endnote and RefWorks

Selected study programmes offer information literacy courses as semester courses. Taking part will earn you ECTS credits.


  • Searching for and finding information: research strategies and sources as well as evaluating search results
  • The world of scientific information: researching, citing, publishing, reference management software, referencing your research results, plagiarism prevention