Online Seminar: Search Engines and Specialized Databases - Business and Media (24.01.2023/ in german)

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Tu. 24.01.2023
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Subject-specific research

In this seminar, we will show you how to research scientifically relevant publications in free scientific search engines and in subject-specific databases in the field of economics and media studies. We will introduce you to search engines, their advantages and disadvantages as well as relevant subject databases and guide you to use their individual features.


  • Free scientific search engines
  • Subject databases
  • Citation databases

The seminar is intended for advanced literature searchers who are already familiar with the basic functions of the search. It is based on our self-study course "Research: Searching and finding". Completion of this self-study course is an advantage, but not a prerequisite.

The presentation material for the seminar is available under "Course material" if you follow the link to the meeting access.

Duration: approx. 90 minutes

Technical requirements for participation

Please install the Cisco Webex Meetings app.

Alternatively, access is possible via the web browser.

Members of the TU Ilmenau can find further information on this at


The communication takes place via chat.

Registration is not required.

Tuesday, 24.01.2023, 11:00


Sessionid: 2732 396 5950

Sessionpassword: gesuchtgefunden