The Business School regularly offers a workshop on writing seminar papers and theses, which always takes place on two days during the lecture-free period. The following contents are covered and deepened with the help of many examples and exercises.
Registration for the workshop is possible at any time via Stud.IP.
The department also provides a Word template for academic papers, which meets the basic formal requirements in its structure as well as in the outline levels and lists included and can be used by you directly.
The template also contains helpful tips and tricks for dealing with your topic in terms of content and form as well as for practical use.
In addition to the search tools listed and categorised below, we recommend the following one-hour video on literature research, which Dr. Stefan Bagusche compiled for our neighbouring department of Computer Science. Regardless of the subject area for which this video was produced, Dr. Bagusche provides detailed information on all paths and options that are basically available to you as a student at Trier University of Applied Sciences and also discusses the demands and challenges that always apply to a systematic literature search. We strongly recommend the contents of this video as particularly relevant:
For a broad introduction to literature research, we recommend the following tools in particular:
In order to access the following tools, which are also very helpful, you must either be directly in the university network or establish a VPN connection from outside:
For further tips and tricks, please refer to the download area on this page as well as to the university library. In particular, you can obtain full-text sources that are not available online via the tools listed above relatively quickly and inexpensively from the library via interlibrary loan.
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