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PC workstations

The University library offers free access to PC workstations throughout all branches of the library.

Further information:

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Net access (wireless network)

The University ZIMT (Centre for Information and Media Technology) offers access to the University wireless network from all locations within the library. Depending on your location the reception can vary. The overview maps of the ZIMT give you an overview over the network’s expansion.

Since "sienet-on-air", the formerly University's WLAN is offline, the WLAN service "eduroam" is available instead. Eduraom can only be used as an encrypted service, therefore it is dispensable to use VPN software simultaneously.

Please note that the use of wireless network is restricted to users registered with ZIMT (giving you access to the university e-mail account, moodle, PC pools, etc). For further details please visit the ZIMT’s website.

For members of other universities or education facilities access to the University of Siegen’s wireless network may be possible in conjunction with the eduroam project. For further details please visit the ZIMT’s eduroam page.


Use of the University library's LAN access points is prohibited!

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Notebook use

You may take your notebook into the library and also use the University library’s wireless network access. Please note that notebook carrying cases may not be taken into the library. Please make use of the carrying baskets available in all branch libraries.

All University library facilities offer 230-volt power points in many places to allow for work without battery.

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Printing system

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Printer terminal and chip card

Print jobs can be launched from every PC workstation and via WLAN.
You can print documents on your own at all printer terminals.

To use the printing system you will need a chip card.
Chip cards are available at the sale and charging stations by paying a deposit of 5.- Euro and can be topped up with the necessary amount of money.
The chip card can be used for printer terminals and the copying machines.
Printouts are charged per page (at present: 0.04 €/page).
If the credit on your card is not enough to make a complete printout of your document, the print job will be stopped and deleted after the last page you have paid for has been printed.
Printing orders are stored for at least 24 hours and are deleted when the printing is completed.

The chip card can be returned at the Benutzerservice of the ZIMT, where you will also get back your deposit. A refund of a remaining amount of money on the card is not possible.

Sale and charging stations:

  • Main Library Adolf-Reichwein-Straße (AR), floor 0, Central Information
  • Main Library Adolf-Reichwein-Straße (AR), floor 1, towards the "Erweiterung"
  • Branch Library Hölderlinstraße (H), floor 4
  • Branch Library Paul-Bonatz-Straße (PB), ground floor
  • Branch Library Emmy-Noether-Campus
  • ZIMT-Userservice, Room H-D 2203

Printer terminals:

  • Main Library Adolf-Reichwein-Straße (AR), floor 0, Central Information
  • Main Library Adolf-Reichwein-Straße (AR), floor 1, Information
  • Branch Library Hölderlinstraße (H), floor 4
  • Branch Library Paul-Bonatz-Straße (PB), ground floor
  • PC-Pools of ZIMT
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Copiers / Scanner

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Copiers / Scanner

Self-service copiers/scanners are available in the
Main Library Adolf-Reichwein-Straße (AR):

  • Floor 1, towards "Erweiterung":
    4 copiers to be used by means of chip card/printing system (all equipped with port for memory stick, scanning, printouts from PDF documents)
  • Floor 1, "Erweiterung":
    1 coin-operated machine which also can be used with a chip card/printing system
    1 copier to be used by means of chip card/printing system (with port for memory stick, scanning, printouts from PDF documents)
    Floor 2:
    2 copiers to be used by means of chip card/printing system (with port for memory stick, scanning, printouts from PDF documents)
  • Floor 01, "Freihandmagazin":
    1 copier to be used by means of chip card/printing system (with port for memory stick, scanning, printouts from PDF documents)

Branch Library Hölderlinstraße (H):

  • Floor 4:
    2 copiers to be used by means of chip card/printing system (both with port for memory stick, scanning, printouts from PDF documents)
    1 coin-operated machine which also can be used with a chip card/printing system
    1 copier to be used by means of chip card/printing system, near the shelves with the newspapers
  • Floor 5:
    1 copier to be used by means of chip card/printing system (with port for memory stick, scanning, printouts from PDF documents)

Branch Library Paul-Bonatz-Straße (PB):

  • Upper floor:
    1 coin-operated machine which also can be used with a chip card/printing system
  • Ground floor:
    1 copier to be used by means of chip card/printing system (with port for memory stick, scanning, printouts from PDF documents)

Branch Library Emmy-Noether-Campus (ENC):

  • 1 copier to be used by means of chip card/printing system (with port for memory stick, scanning, printouts from PDF documents)
  • 1 copier to be used by means of chip card/printing system

Most of our copiers offer the following achievements:
single sheet feeder, double-sided printing, enlargement/reduction of the original.

Chip cards may be purchased from the sale and charging stations next to the copiers.

Chip cards for staff are available at ZIMT-Userservice, Room H-D 2203.

Scanning:
It is possible to make colour, gray-scale and black-and-white scans. The scans will be saved in PDF-, TIF- or JPG-format. The saved files can be checked and edited at the PC-workstations in the library.
This service is free of charge, but you need a topped up chip card.

Please note: the copiers in the library are not serviced by the library staff. Thus our influence on quality and functionality of the machines is limited.

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Reader-printer / film-scanner

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Reader-printer/film-scanner

A large collection of documents on microfilm and microfiche is part of the University library’s collection.
A special reading apparatus (reader-printer / film-scanner) is available to use microfilms and microfiches. This apparatus can produce scans which can be printed out against a fee via the printing system.
You can also scan the content of the microforms into a file and copy it onto an external data storage device or send it via e-mail. This service is free of charge.

Please make an appointment at the photo and reproduction centre for using the apparatus.

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Photo and reproduction centre

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Film reels

The University library also offers photo and reproduction services of its own media and media loaned from another library (via inter-library loan) according to its ability.
Photo services (e.g. small pictures in black and white or colour prints on a negative or slide, black and white film development or black and white photo enlargements) are processed by our photographer. The cost for photo services is calculated according to the Gebühren- und Entgeltordnung der Universitätsbibliothek Siegen (Charge and Compensation Regulations of the University Library of Siegen).

Please make an appointment.

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