About Us

As Hochschule Offenburg's main information service provider, the Information Center is responsible for:

  • supplying literature and other information resources,
  • promoting information competence,
  • coordinating and administering communication and IT-related services and systems, and
  • offering trainings and other support measures in information processing, communication and media technology.

The Information Center has three subdivisions: University Library, E-Services and E-Science.

BibliothekE-ScienceE-ServicesIZ

University Library Tasks

  • Literature acquisition and indexing, including digital media such as e-journals, e-books and databases
  • Reading-room, front-desk and stock-room operations
  • Assistance and advising for users' literature research

E-Services Tasks

  • Provision, administration and development of the CMS platform for the University's webpages
  • Training and advising of website editors
  • Operation of different university-wide web applications
  • Planning, implementation and integration of electronic services, including innovative lecture-room technology
  • Promotion and evaluation of technology development and participation in relevant research projects

E-Science Tasks

  • Operation of the university-wide e-learning platform (Moodle)
  • Needs-oriented training and advising for teaching staff and students
  • E-Tutor training
  • Media productions (e.g. audio and video files, animations)
  • Promotion and evaluation of technology development and participation in relevant research projects