Computer Science & Mathematics reading room

Computer Science & Mathematics reading room

The Computer Science and Mathematics Library reading room

Computer Science and Mathematics building (IM)
Innstrasse 33
94032 Passau
Phone: +49 851 509 1613
Opening hours

Map: all reading rooms
Floor plans: ground floor  first floor


Entrance level:
Computer Science and Mathematics: Monographs, bound journal volumes and current-year journals (80/SA), textbook collection (17/S,U,V,W,Y), reserve collections. Mathematics: Dictionaries, encyclopedias (80/SB, SC)

Mathematics (80/SD-SM), Computer Science (80/SR-ST), Communications Technology (82/Z), Natural Sciences (82/T-Y)

New acquisitions:
Lists of newly acquired books, e-books and the tables of contents of selected journals can be found under new acquisitions.

InformationFor enquiries related to the library, literature search, book locations, borrowing rules, interlibrary loans or our electronic services, contact the subject librarian for Computer Science and Mathematics.
Reading desks135 desk spaces
Network connections and WiFi coverage, EDUROAM, OpenVPN

A large number of reading desks have power and network connectors. WiFi access is available throughout the reading room.

Going online in the reading rooms with your smartphone, notebook or tablet computer (German)


Six reading desks (upstairs) for doctoral and postdoctoral researchers – available upon application. These spaces have a power and network connection. For more information and keys, ask at the reading room helpdesk.

Postgraduate carrel regulations (German)

Carrel application

Library portal ('Bib-Portal') stationsTwo terminals with:
  • InfoGuide research portal with the Passau catalogue (search, request, renewal and reservation functions)
  • Union Catalogue of the Bavarian Library Network
  • Access to databases and e-journals
Copiers and printers

Printer-copiers and the Scan_Box are located near the entrance.


There are 120 electronically operated daytime lockers in the basement. You need your CampusCard to use these. Like the coin-operated lockers, they are free to use. However, to discourage permanent use of these lockers, you will be charged a minimum of 5 euros if the locker is not emptied by the closing time of the relevant reading room.

How to use the lockers and locker regulations

Longer-term lockers for students writing their dissertation or thesis are available free of charge but in very limited supply. More Information.

In the basement, operated using a 2-euro coin or a padlock (to be provided by you).

Bag/rucksack policyYou may not take any bags or rucksacks/backpacks, etc. into the reading room. What kinds of bags are permitted in the reading rooms?
Mobile phone policyMobile phones must be set to 'silent mode' while in the library. You may not make phone calls or listen to voicemail messages. You are allowed to receive text messages, but only with the phone set to 'silent mode' (i.e. no acoustic notifications).
Food and drink

You may not consume food or beverages in the reading room. However, you are allowed to bring drinking water onto the premises in a transparent, sealable glass or plastic bottle.

Behaviour while in the library

Library regulations

Break discs ('Pausenscheibe')Break discs should be set to indicate when you leave your desk and intend to return later on. If you do not return within the next 60 minutes, or if you do not leave a break disc indicating when you left, other users have the right to use your desk space, see Desk reservation discs to prevent permanent desk occupancy
Library regulations

The relationship between users and the library is governed by the General Regulations on the Use of the Bavarian Public Libraries.




Maria Hochecker
Maria Hochecker

Room ZB 222a
Innstraße 29

Phone: +49 851 509 1606
Fax: +49 851 509 1602 Website Office hours:

Dienstags 13:00 - 15:00

Sonja Wildbihler

Room IM 145
Innstraße 29

Phone: +49 851 509 1671
Fax: +49 851 509 1602 Website