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New here? Information for first-year students

From March 29, 2021: Main Library AR and Branch Library US are no longer available as a learning location. Open from Monday-Friday 9 am - 6 pm for pickicking up and returning ordered media.  More.....

In the library you can find

  • approx. 1,2 million books and journal volumes
  • 2.400 subscribed printed journals
  • domestic and foreign newspapers
  • more than 4.200 licensed electronic journals and more than 15.000 eBooks
  • as well as a multitude of audio-visual media
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There are several german language introductions into the use of the library as well in the Main Library Adolf-Reichwein-Str. as in the Branch Libraries. For an overview of the dates please refer to the training calendar.

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Lending services and search tools

For borrowing media you need a valid library card. This is free of charge; you can apply for it at all circulation desks of the library by presenting the application form, your valid identity card or a valid passport (and an official registration of residence) and a certificate of matriculation.

The holdings oft the library are contained in the electronic library catalogue; it is the cental research instrument.

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Learning and working in the library

Whether for concentrated reading or for group discussions – the library offers a multitude of possibilities for working and learning on site.

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Counselling and training

Searching literature effectively? Using the right search instruments and strategies? – The library assists you in those questions with a wide range of advisory services and training courses.

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Stay up-to-date

New offers, short-term change of opening hours – on our homepage and with the newsletter we keep you informed.

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