Our Training Courses

FID4SA offers research institutions, university departments and libraries, training courses on its various resources and services in order to support research and teaching.

The training courses can be organised in your department in person or as an online lecture. We are happy to focus on specific topics and services according to your needs when designing the training courses.

We also offer open online training courses and fixed date lectures, which you can attend without registering in advance.

Our new courses for summer term 2024.


Specialized Information Services for South Asia-related Sciences (FID4SA) - An Introduction

Tuesday, 11 June 2024 | 4-6 pm (CEST) | Katrin Bender

The FID4SA's services are aimed at transdisciplinary research related to South Asia. Our core tasks include provision and digitization of research-relevant holdings, supra-regional supply of scientific literature via interlibrary loan, as well as electronic publishing in open access.

After a brief introduction to our FID, this online course will give you a good overview of our central services for researchers. The online course will be held in English.

Meeting room link: https://heiconf.uni-heidelberg.de/42zt-9nmm-zuqm-74hg


Making research visible – Open Access publishing with Heidelberg Asian Studies Publishing (HASP)

Wednesday, 26 June 2024 | 5-6 pm (CEST) | Nicole Merkel-Hilf

With HASP the FID South Asia supports scholars in Asian Studies to publish their research results in open access. Our services range from hosting electronic journals to publishing monographs in various formats - electronically as PDF and HTML, but also as print-on-demand.

This online course provides an introduction to our various publishing options. It also covers copyright issues and Creative Commons licences.

Meeting room link: https://heiconf.uni-heidelberg.de/mer-vnz-upa



Registration is not necessary. If you want us to address a special topic during one of the training courses offered above, please let us know by sending an email to fid-suedasien@ub.uni-heidelberg.de  and we will take it into account.