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Book an Advising Appointment

You need more in-depth and specialised assistance on how to find or manage resources for your research question? Select a topic and book your individual appointment. 

We will contact you to arrange a date and time. We currently offer advising by phone, tubMeeting, or the University’s Zoom license.

Choose your consulting topic

Searching for Resources

  • How can I search effectively for resources?
  • Where do I find current literature on my research topic?
  • How do I obtain resources not available at TU libraries?

Choose a research area and schedule an individual research appointment.

Architecture, Planning and Horticulture Studies

Humanities and Social Sciences

STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

Economics and Management  – The team of the Economics and Management Library will be happy to advise you.

Order literature (Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery)

  • How do I get literature that is not in stock of the TU?
  • What delivery services are useful?
  • How can I order special materials like norms or congresses?
  • What are the costs and delivery times?
  • How can I order literature from abroad?

The Interlibrary Loan Team will be happy to advise you: fernleihe(at)

Organize References and Knowlegde

  • How do I collect and organize information, such as references for books or PDFs?
  • Which reference management tools are suited to my needs?
  • How do I solve a specific problem in Citavi and Zotero?

You are welcome to schedule an appointment for a consultation.

Academic Writing

You need advice on writing a paper, bachelor or master thesis or doctoral thesis.
Take advantage of the Counselling on Academic Writing offered by studierendenWERK Berlin.

Publishing and Bibliometrics

We will be happy to advise you on the following topics:

Open Access 
How do I go about publishing research findings via Open Access? Find out more about publishing options and strategies as well as legal and financial issued associated with open access publishing. 
Open Access Advisory Service

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)
How can I make my research output more visible? Die Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) ist eine eindeutige Kennung für Forscher*innen. Erfahren Sie mehr über die Möglichkeiten der Verknüpfung von Personen mit Publikationen, Forschungsdaten und anderen Produkten des Forschungsprozesses.
ORCID Advisory Service

How is my research noticed? Which of my publications have been cited how often? What is my H-index? You can answer these questions with the help of bibliometric analyses. We will be happy to assist you with any questions you may have about bibliometrics.
Bibliometrics Advisory Service​​​​​​​

Managing Research Data

Looking for support with managing your research data? The Servicecententrum Forschungsdatenmanagement (SZF) organizes and operates the research data infrastructure at TU Berlin and advises on the management of research data.
You are welcome to schedule an appointment for a consultation.

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