Help and training

The Library offers training sessions in order to help you mastering information literacy skills according to your profile. You might learn for instance to:

  • search with efficacy in scientific databases specific to your discipline
  • manage your bibliographic references with a suitable software
  • avoid plagiarism in your academic works
  • follow the new trends in scientific publishing

In order to offer a quality training to the whole UNIGE community, the Library integrates some of its courses into the curriculum of bachelor, master or continuing education studies and uses the Swiss Standards for Information Literacy to set its objectives.

For in-person or customized training, please contact our team or our Help and training service.

Training by discipline

The Library provides trainings regarding your discipline

Training by level

The Library provides trainings regarding your level

Training by theme

The Library offers workshops, guides and tutorials


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InfoTrack is the UNIGE Library's online platform for online training in information literacy.  Through a series of 24 short video episodes, this formation relates various students' stories about information competencies needed to write academic papers and reports.

(currently available only in French)