The little information snack at lunch time
Do you have a little bit of time during lunch break and are interested in the university library and it's services?
We have a little snack for you! The University Library Bamberg offers with the Library Lunch (German: "Bib um 12") short and snappy information bites. Currently in virtual form in Zoom. The library snacks take about 15 minutes. There's something for everyone's taste. Beginn is always at 12 o'clock at noon. See you there!
Dates winter semester 2021/22
03.11.2021: From bibliography to text - Ordering articles via interlibrary loan
Ordering articles via interlibrary loan - sometimes not very self-explanatory! We show you a few examples and give you tips on how to obtain your texts as quickly as possible.
10.11.2021: Researching properly – not just always searching for a single word
Have I forgotten anything? Especially when writing longer academic papers, thoroughness is important when researching the literature. We will show you why it is worth investing some time in a good search query and how to formulate one.
17.11.2021: Verbal and classificatory subject indexing - How do I use them for research?
Is the simple search bar really enough? When writing a scientific paper, it is not only important to find many hits, but above all to find good quality hits. With an example we'll show you how to best proceed and we will explain the difference between verbal and classificatory subject indexing in this context.
24.11.2021: Is this science or can we trash it? - Evaluating sources
Information overload in scientific research: filtering out the relevant publications from the abundance of publications found - that's what this episode of Library Lunch is all about. We‘ll give you various criteria on how to quickly and easily find out whether a text is actually scientific, so that you can use it for a scientific paper.
01.12.2021: In the deep web of science - searching for information in databases
If Google doesn't provide an answer, there's a good chance you'll find what you're looking for in databases. We show you how to search for literature efficiently with the help of databases.
08.12.2021: Süddeutsche, FAZ, taz & Co. - Researching Newspapers for Academic Work
From the early modern newspapers(1610) to the Süddeutsche of today - the University Library offers a comprehensive range of newspapers. We show you how to access and research them.
12.01.2022: Preprint, Postprint, Publisher's PDF - What journal articles offer and where to find them
Sometimes academic journal articles are a bit unruly: like shape-shifters, they pop up in different states in different places and don't just sit dutifully on the shelf like a textbook - or do they? We'll give you the lowdown so that you grow to love this wonderful species as much as we do.
19.01.2022: Better googling with BASE and Google Scholar - Two scientific search engines in comparison
What is the Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE) capable of? What is Google Scholar able to do? Both search engines are very useful when searching for digital academic texts. We will show you how to efficiently search for literature and free full texts with the help of these search engines.
26.01.2022: Citing, copying, virtual campus - what does copyright law allow?
Copyright issues arise time and again in studying, teaching and research. We will give you an overview of what you should pay attention to when you want to use other people's materials or publish your own works. You are welcome to bring along questions or examples.
02.02.2022: A list of publications in two minutes - information from the research information system (FIS) on university websites
A list of publications that updates automatically? A neatly formatted overview of all departmental projects or supervised dissertations? We show you how you can integrate information like this from the research information system (FIS) into your website.
09.02.2022: Access to electronic resources - from the comfort of your couch
Getting literature without going to the library? We present how to access our wide variety of e-books at the university library and show how to make it work from home.