The reading rooms will remain closed, but book ordering and borrowing from the closed stacks and reading rooms (!) is possible. The library also offers a scanning and delivery service.
Order books from the closed stacks and reading rooms
In the InfoGuide you can order books from the closed stacks. Textbooks and other books from the reading rooms can be ordered via the library's web form.
Interlibrary loan: article copes can be ordered from other libraries via InfoGuide or the Primo search portal.
Coming in to collect your ordered books/media
The ordered items are made available in the Central Library foyer or the Juridicum reading room (for literature ordered from the Law Library reading room).
A controlled access scheme is in place to avoid queues and crowds. Everyone who orders media from the library has to book a binding collection appointment (time slot) on an online form provided by the library. The ordered media can be collected only during this allocated time slot.
Returning books and media
Students, doctoral researchers and non-university members can return borrowed media in the Central Library foyer. Academic staff are requested to return media via in-house mail. Details on how to return media
Scanning and delivery service
Receive scanned literature as a PDF file: use our scanning service for students and doctoral researchers and get journal articles or book excerpts delivered to your university e-mail account. Please use the web form to request a scan. Books from the closed stacks and reading rooms are also delivered to academic staff and lecturers by in-house mail.
can use external access for e-media or the Shibboleth login on the platforms to access databases, e-books and electronic journals. There is also an extended e-media offering during the Covid-19 crisis. For instance, this means that the Beck online database can also be accessed from home until 30 June.