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Courses and events

Introduction to literature research

This course is about the application of basic research strategies and the most important databases in veterinary medicine. You will also gain an insight into the library's main services.


Literature management with Endnote

EndNote course

Here you will learn the basics of the literature management programme EndNote. For the installation of EndNote, please use only the installation files provided by us.

TiHo has licensed the EndNote software for all members. An EndNote installation package for Windows & macOS can be accessed by students and staff. To do this, they need to log in using their IDM number after clicking on Download. They can also install EndNote via the IDS software pool (the "Matrix").

Note for downloading on private computers:

Download > save > unzip/extract > open extracted folder (not zip folder) at location > start Endnote installer (do not run from zip file).

EndNote 20 installation package (macOS) 0 KB / DMG Download

EndNote 20 installation package (Windows) 0 KB / ZIP Download

Additional information

Literature management programmes in comparison

Other free and web-based tools for literature management:

Literature management with Zotero


The free and platform-independent software Zoterooffers you good integration with the browser and the current version of Microsoft Office. Zoterois freely available for download or can also be installed via the IDS software pool.

Zotero is a collection of possibly helpful scientific databases. The library team is happy to receive suggestions for additions.

Additional information

Literature management programmes in comparison

Other free and web-based tools for literature management:

Registration and appointments

The courses can be attended by students and all members of the TiHo and are particularly suitable for doctoral students starting their doctorate.

The courses usually take place every month. The courses usually last 2 hours and are limited to 6 participants.

Registration and appointment requests can be made via email to: biblio@tiho-hannover.de

Online offer library time

During the library time, every Monday from 13:30-16:00 we meet online via MS Teams to work together in a concentrated way. Whether it's studying for an upcoming exam or writing your dissertation, everyone is welcome!

Participation can be done easily via this Link.


Laptop und Kaffeetasse stehen nebeneinander auf dem Tisch

Unfortunately, our Coffee-Lectures cannot take place in the usual form in the coming summer semester. We are currently working on a new concept for a digital replacement.


Courses on MS Word and MS Excel

Courses on the use of MS Word orMS Excel are offered by the Society of Friends of the TiHo


Additional information

Studtools – Digital aids for your studies

The brochure „Studtools – Digitale Hilfen für dein Studium“ was published by topic area 13 of the eCULT+  project and provides tips for online learning.