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In addition to classic courses and workshops, the SLUB offers you freely available e-tutorials in the areas of database research, citation, scientific work and Makerspace for self-learning.
The e-tutorials presented in OPAL are available without login. 

Recording, managing and citing literature - Basic knowledge of literature management programs

In the e-tutorial Recording, managing and citing literature - basic knowledge of literature management programs you will learn how literature management programs can support you in your scientific work, which programs are available and how to find the right program for you. In addition, the e-tutorial contains instructions and videos for independent training in the programs Mendeley, EndNote, Zotero and Citavi.

Please note that the e-tutorial is in German.

Quoting instead of Plagiarism - What, why and how to quote?!

In the e-tutorial Quoting instead of Plagiarism - What, why and how to quote?! you will learn: why it is necessary to quote, what can be quoted, what must not be quoted, and how to integrate quotes correctly into the text so that no plagiarism occurs.

Please note that the e-tutorial is in German.

From topic to full text - research in databases

In the e-tutorial "From Topic to Full Text - Searching in Databases" you will learn how to prepare an efficient search and select the appropriate search tools. We show you which search strategies are used when searching in databases.

We offer the second part as a classroom course at SLUB Dresden. Here you can try out your knowledge in practice and we will support you with tips and tricks.

Please note that the e-tutorial and the course are in German.

SLUBcast - The SLUB Step by step

You want to visit the SLUB Dresden for the first time and don't know your way around yet? The SLUBcast "The SLUB - Step by step" provides all the important information that students and other people need for their first visit to the SLUB

SLUBcast series Citing

In several short videos, the "SLUBcast series Citing" presents essential aspects of citation and good scientific practice. Experience the two fictional students Emma and Max as they discuss the topic and overcome their difficulties with citing.

Please note that the videos are in German.

Equipment driver's licences - the way to work independently at the Makerspace

With each equipment driver's licence you gain more rights to work independently in SLUB Makerspace.
We offer: driving licence for small devices incl. occupational safety instruction, driving licence for laser cutters, driving licence for 3D plastic printing and driving licence for styrofoam cutters.

Please note that the e-tutorials and courses are in German.