Customised courses for members of the university

The existing courses are offered digitally wherever possible (online courses)

In principle, we offer subject-specific University Library introductions or search skills training sessions for your course, seminar, colloquium, etc. We will adapt the content of the course in accordance with the concrete requirements of the group and, by arrangement, will show you

  • Search strategies
  • Databases
  • Library catalogues
  • Reference management


Semester courses on information, data and media literacy (IDM)

Information, data and media literacy (IDM) incorporates knowledge and skills that make it possible to identify information needs related to a particular problem, to obtain information and data, and to evaluate information and use it effectively.  

For numerous subjects the University Library Basel regularly offers semester courses in information, data and media literacy (IDM) that are integrated into degree courses and for which  3 credit points are obtained.