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Guided tours

Due to the current regulations in connection with SARS-CoV-2 (see Rector's Circular), it is not possible at present to conduct personal consultations on site. However, we are of course available for consultations via email, telephone and in webrooms.

General introduction to library use

We offer introductory events on library use for groups and individuals in the University Library. Main focuses are:

  • Information on library services (registration, lending, copying, ...)
  • Information on searching for literature in the catalogue and using databases
  • Tour of the library with many practical tips

We also offer online tutorials for library use.

We offer special guided tours for schoolchildren on request.

Please address your enquiries either to service@bibliothek.tu-chemnitz.de or by telephone to 0371 / 531 13180.

The library offers the following guided library tours for first-year students in the beginning of each semester:

How do you search in a scientific library? Tours and courses for pupils

The University Library Chemnitz offers guided tours and courses for pupils - especially from the 10th grade on - in varying degrees. Up to and including 8th/9th grade we recommend using the services of the City Library Chemnitz.

1. Introductory event (approx. 1 hour)

  • Guided tour of the library
  • Presentation of the catalogue with
  • search examples for books and magazines (separate room with beamer)
  • Online offers of the University Library
  • Useful pages on the Internet

2. Introduction and research (approx. 1.5 hours)

  • Guided tour of the library
  • Presentation of the catalogue with search examples for books and magazines, presentation of further search media (separate room with beamer)
  • Solving tasks in teamwork by the participants
  • short presentation of the results by 1-2 teams

Individual topic arrangements can be made.


3. E-Learning offer LENA

In this online course, we accompany the student Lena on her way to the skilled work. Films and interactive exercises with comprehensible examples make it easier to work on your own topic. The advantage of this online tutorial LENA: Independent work is possible in the six steps individually and independently.


Contact person

Juliane Trautmann
  • Phone:
    +49 371 531-33065
  • Fax:
    +49 371 531-833065
  • Email:
  • Address:
    Straße der Nationen 33, 09111 Chemnitz
  • Room: