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Online tutorials for lecturers and students

A selection of helpful online tips for academic studies and teaching.

Due to the coronavirus-related restrictions on-site tutorials can’t take place at the ULB premises. In this case, online tutorials are an alternative. The ULB’s online offers, e.g. link collections and tutorials on various subjects, can be found on the learning platform eCampus. In the same folder you also have access to numerous subject-specific tutorials. For some of these tutorials a registration on eCampus is necessary.

Offers for students

Online tutorials on the search portal bonnus

bonnus Tutorial und ErklärvideoOn eCampus the ULB Bonn provides a tutorial and a complementary video clip on the search portal bonnus.
In the tutorial you learn about the basic functions of bonnus. Firsts steps as well as specifications of research in a search portal are explained. Verify your learning success with a voluntary test!
The short video clip gives you a quick overview on the basic principles of search portal bonnus.


Online tutorials on reference management

LiteraturverwaltungFind information on how to quote properly as well as modules on single reference management systems in our eCampus courses on reference management. The eCampus course on Citavi is our most extensive module: links to video clips and instructions as well as our Citavi training documents are provided here.
Verify your Citavi knowledge in our new Citavi fundamental test! Please note: the basic test is only displayed after you have successfully logged in.



Subject-specific tutorials

Fachspezifische TutorialsIn addition, our eCampus portfolio provides subject-specific online tutorials. These give you an overview on fundamental research techniques and helpful information on respective subject-specific research. Furthermore, the most important databases relevant to the subject are introduced.
The following online tutorials are currently avaible:

Offers for lecturers

On the websites of the eCampus lecturers get an extensive package of help and tips to prepare digital teaching. Please note that not all linked instructions or websites are available in English. eCampus is currently working on the translation of the most important instruction links.

External online tutorials

Please note that in addition to the free online courses, paid tutorials or paid individual components can also be offered on the external platforms.

  • Harvard University – online courses
    Harvard University currently offers over 60 free online courses on various topics from the fields of programming, humanities and others. Registration for use is necessary. Please note that certificates may have to be paid for.


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