Information & Consultation
Our team is made up of specialists from all divisions of the WU Library. We offer a broad range of services, providing point-of-need support for your literature research.
The Library Information team will be happy to answer any general questions about searching for literature, use of the library, and library services.
Help with searching for and locating books and journals available in the WU Library
Tips on finding materials on your reading list
General information on our databasesInformation on how to use the WU Library
Information on services offered by the WU Library
The Library Information is staffed from Monday to Friday, 10:00am-12:00 noon, and 2:00pm-4:00pm.
Come and talk to us in person! You can find the Library Information desk in the Central Library, building LC, level 2. We look forward to seeing you there.
You can also call us at +43-1-31336 ext. 4990 or send us an email: email@example.com
Our search_bar for personal consultation on special questions about reference management and literature research will be open again starting with October 01, 2020 (online consultation). Until then, please contact our Research Consultation team via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
search_barPersonal consultation on special questions about reference management and literature research – just drop in!
You’ve taken one of the library’s courses but you still have questions? You’ve encountered a problem during your literature research or while working with a reference management program? Come to the library search_bar!
Here are a few of the issues you can bring to the search_bar:
The chosen citation style does not work. What can I do?
The Word add-in does not work. What can I do?
How do I manage to export citations from databases?
I’ve been searching, but now I’m stuck.
I have to do a literature analysis – where do I start?
What are the best strategies for literature research? How do I find the best search terms for my specific topic?
Where can I find journal ratings and how do I use them? How do I know if a journal fulfills the necessary academic requirements?
I would like to find out how often a particular author has been cited.
What do I have to watch out for when researching on the internet? How can I improve my web searches?
Which databases and search tools can I use to find the information I need?
When? Starting again with October 01, 2020
Reference management and literature research – every Tuesday from 2:00–3:00pm
Literature research – every Thursday from 3:00–4:00pm
Join us in our virtual meeting room!
Access via https://connect.wu.ac.at/recherchierbar/
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Research ConsultationProvides information and support for more advanced literature searches.
Come to us with questions like:
Which source should I use to get the information I need and how does it work?
Which searching strategy is best suited for a special topic or source?
How do I search for cited authors and citations
How do I find journal rankings?
How do I get corporate and business data?
How do I obtain financial data?
Once you have submitted your request, we will get back to you as soon as possible. Depending on the nature of your request, we may respond by email or phone, or ask you to make an appointment for a personal consultation.