Economics and Management Library

Efficient literature research

Level:
Beginners = new students, bachelor's students

Content:
After attending the course, you will be able to find articles, books and essays with the appropriate research tools in the libraries of Technische Universität Berlin and beyond.

Keywords:
Knowledge Portal Primo, German Union Catalogue of Serials (ZDB), Electronic Journals Library (EZB), Kooperativer Verbund Berlin Brandenburg (KOBV), interlibrary loan, databases

Duration:
90 minutes

Dates & registration: see calendar "upcoming events" on our homepage

Upcoming events

Research in (economic) literature databases

Level:
Advanced = bachelor’s students, master's students

Content:
In economic literature databases, you can find suitable articles for your research topic in thousands of academic journals. This lets you quickly determine the state of research on your topic. The structure of databases requires a special research approach, which you can learn through exercises in the course.

Keywords:
Business Source Complete, databases, Database Info-System (DBIS), terminology matrix, linking searches, keywords, export search results

Duration:
90 minutes

Dates & registration: see calendar "upcoming events" on our homepage

Tip: Also available as an online self-study course

Assessing the quality of sources / search results

Level:
Advanced = bachelor’s students, master's students

Content:
In the course, you will learn how to find sources from your list of results that you can use in your work. You will learn to gauge the suitability of the content and the scientific quality of sources.

Keywords:
h-index, SCImago Journal Rank, VHBJourQual, review process, impact factor

Duration:
90 minutes

Dates & registration: see calendar "upcoming events" on our homepage

Managing literature with Zotero

Level:
Advanced = bachelor’s students, master's students

Content:
When researching, you are quickly confronted with a large number of search results. Keep track of everything with a reference management program. This is where literature sources are collected with all the necessary information, structured, annotated and linked with a text program like Word. With just one click, sources are inserted into the text and automatically listed in the bibliography with all the necessary information.

Keywords:
Zotero, reference management program, academic writing

Dates & registration: see calendar "upcoming events" on our homepage

Tip: Available as an online self-study course for the reference software Citavi (TU campus licence expires 30.11.2024, see news post)

Researching facts and figures

Level:
Advanced = bachelor’s students, master's students

Content:
Do you need statistics on economic developments, market and industry analyses or financial data? We show you where and how to find statistics and studies.

Keywords:
Statista, Eikon, WTO iLibrary, OECD iLibrary, statistics, market data, industry analyses, financial data

Dates & registration Upon request to infokompetenz[at]wm.tu-berlin.de

Researching in legal databases

Level:
Advanced = bachelor’s students, master's students

Content:
We will show you how to research in legal databases such as beck-online and JURIS.

Keywords:
JURIS, beck-online, legal texts, ordinances

Dates & registration: Upon request to infokompetenz[at]wm.tu-berlin.de

Complying with copyright law

Level:
Expert level = doctoral candidates

Content:
Which clauses in an author's contract have which consequences? What does the right of secondary publication mean for authors? What usage rights and remuneration claims exist for authors when publishing?

The workshop is carried out in cooperation with the Center for Intellectual Property at Technische Universität Berlin and the University Library's Open Access team.

Dates & registration Upon request to infokompetenz[at]wm.tu-berlin.de

Meet the editors – publishing articles successfully

Level:
Expert level = doctoral candidates

Content:
How do I get my article in a high-ranking journal? How do I deal with feedback from reviewers? Get acquainted with the success criteria for your publication in this interactive workshop. A recording of the last workshop with Prof. Busse, Prof. Kratzer and Prof. Kübler is available on our YouTube channel.

Next date: Upon request to infokompetenz[at]wm.tu-berlin.de

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infokompetenz@wm.tu-berlin.de

Building Hauptgebäude
Room H 5150b

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