Library use, information searching, databases

It is an important task of the library to lay the foundations of and enhance the computer and information ’literacy’ of students, academic staff and veterinarians; to disseminate the new developments in the field of veterinary information; and to transfer knowledge and develop skills related to veterinary literature and information. In order to meet these goals we provide resources, publish aids, and offer several types of curricular and extra-curricular courses on different levels.

The library provides support for students writing their theses and staff or veterinarians preparing publications.

Written aids to literature use and searching can be found in the ”Education” chapter of our homepage under ”Search school”.

Curricular courses

Course details can be found on the faculty homepage.

Optional courses

  • Library informatics
  • Fundamentals of scientific writing

    Extracurricular training, courses

    Obligatory presentations and courses

  • Introduction to thesis writing in two hours (sources, searching for literature, use of literature, citing literature, formal requirements)
  • Library use, information resources
    Visit of freshmen in the first week of the academic year in September.
  • Information searching and making citations
    Introductory lecture in the framework of „physiology” for second year students in which information sources, the basics of searching and the rules of citing literature are presented.

    “Upon request” courses

  • Searching, use and citing literature
    Introductory lecture and hands-on practice offered for students who would like to get a deeper insight into the possibilities of searching, but have no time to enroll in a full course. The library holds the course for a minimum of five students at any time in the required length.
  • Presentations in any current, information related topic according to the needs of students.