Online Tutorials (in German)

Tutorial Introductions to the Online Services of the University Library

Due to a change of the intregrated library management sofware, our tutorials need a comprehensive update. Therefore, we have decided to deactivate them temporarily. We are working on improving and updating the tutorials so that they will be available again shortly.

Tutorial on Research Data Management

The Initiative for Research Data Management of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is currently developing a series of online tutorials on the subject of research data management. It is aimed at students, PhD candidates, and scientists from all subject areas, as well as staff of the library and the Computer and Media Service. The tutorials give a comprehensive overview of digital research data. Topics are teminology, development processes, the creation of data management plans and handling different research data repositories. Additionally, the tutorials offer information on the regulations of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin regarding research data management. The tutorials are published under a CC-BY licence, which allows the credited reuse of the material.

Was sind Forschungsdaten?

Aust, Pamela; Helbig, Kerstin; Schenk, Ulrike; Zielke, Dennis; Rosenbaum, Anja; Schulze, Jörg (2016): Was sind Forschungsdaten? Video. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Medien-Repositorium. online-tutorial.text.image15

Was sind Datenmanagementpläne?

Helbig, Kerstin; Krause, Katja; Kruse, Carolin; Rehak, Florian; Tari, Gianpiero (2017): Was sind Datenmanagementpläne? Video. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Medien-Repositorium.

Tutorial for High School Students

Introduction to the University Library and Search and Retrieval Strategies for High School students in Berlin-Brandenburg.


  • How do I find a topic?
  • What kinds of media do I need?
  • Where do I search?
  • How do I search?
  • What have I found?
  • How do I write a paper?

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ULB LOTSE of ULB Münster

On ULB LOTSE, the University and State Library of Münster hosts cross-disciplinary information and advice on academic working. ULB LOTSE is a result of the LOTSE project, which the University Library of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin participated in.

LOTSE-Tutorials for Search and Retrieval Strategies (Library Online Tour and Self-Paced Education)

Introductions to academic research and working methods in short video tutorials.


  • Using the internet
  • In the depth of the internet
  • Search strategies
  • Data bases / subject bibliographies
  • Referencing correctly and preventing plagiarism

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