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Important information for external library patrons

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Information on the Corona virus | Contact tracing at WU

To make sure everyone stays safe, the WU has introduced a contact tracing program. All reported infections and suspected infections are managed centrally. As soon as a case is confirmed, individuals who were in contact with the infected person will be notified. All confirmed cases at WU, i.e. also in the libraries, will be published on this site.

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Fit4Research - the WU Library’s eLearning program

literature research - finding your way around the Library - managing references

New database „Scopus“

WU students and staff now have access to the Scopus database.

How to do literature research - Videos

Just in time for the vacations, we are pleased to present 4 new videos on how to do literature research. Many will use this time to make progress on their theses. The library supports you with…

New module “Hochschulen" for the database Juris

The database Juris contains German legal information including literature, jurisdiction and legislation.

read!t – the new tool for course literature

WU Library’s Reading List Management System “read!t” offers numerous advantages for both students and teachers.

Textbook collection, literature research & reference management – First Aid at the WU Library

Do you need to know how to borrow books and where the textbook collection is located? Are you writing your thesis and need some tips for your research?