UDE International Staff Week - Library Professionals

Academic Library Professionals, Preliminary Programme

25.11.2019, Campus Essen

11:00 Arrival and Registration (all groups)

Welcome to UDE (all groups)

  • Welcome adress
  • Introduction to the staff week and getting acquainted
  • Icebreaker
13:00 Lunch 
14:00 UDE Services (all groups)

Campus Tour (all groups)

Explore the facilities of UDE


German Language Survival Kit (all groups)

Introduction to German language


Welcome Reception (all groups)


Tuesday, 26.11.2019

Time Content

Job Shadowing (Campus Essen or Duisburg)

  • Meet your counterpart at UDE: Individual meetings with academic library professionals at UDE. 
  • Topics include, but are not limited to:
    • Digitalization & Digital Services
    • Electronic Resource Management
    • Information and Data Literacy & Teaching
    • Lending & Information Services
    • Publication services & Open Access
    • Research Support Services & Research Data Management

Lunch and exchange of Job Shadowing Experience

Exchange of insights and experiences

  • Welcome speech
  • Presentation about the University Library Duisburg-Essen
  • Participants are invited to introduce themselves and their institutions
  • Guided tour through two libraries

Christmas Market Essen (all groups)

Experience the magic of the pre-Christmas season

Wednesday, 27.11.2019, Campus Duisburg

Time Content

World Cafe

  • Sharing experiences on different topics in a World-Café scenario

  • Topics: Bibliometric, Data Literacy, Learning Spaces, Open Access, …

11:30 Lunch
  • Interactive guided tour through the library LK
  • Talks with colleagues who participated in the Erasmus staff mobility program (LK)

Optional Talks about

  • Intercultural Competence
  • The Impact Story – Bibliometric indicators and the measurement of research performance
16:30 Snack

Torchlight Tour: Landschaftspark Duisburg, https://www.landschaftspark.de/en/

British newspaper the Guardian includes it in its list of the ten finest parks in the world. On an area covering 200 hectares, it combines culture and nature, sports and festivals, sociability and adventure. 

Thursday, 28.11.2019, Campus Essen


Closing session (all groups)

Feedback, certificates, paperwork, secret Santa      

12:00 Lunch


Any Questions?

Please contact us at:

+49 203 279 4493 or

+49 201 183 2032

Email: staff.week@uni-due.de