The University Library and the Bavarian Regional Library Passau have a joint catalogue and operate a joint network. As a result, the Passau catalogue lists the holdings of both the University Library and the Regional Library. Regional Library holdings have shelf marks starting with 'S/'.
Classification scheme used by the Regional Library (German)
The holdings of the Regional Library can be researched and requested via Passau Search Portal. All holdings are available for borrowing, with the exception of the reading room collection and the old stock. Enter the request and indicate whether you wish you collect the item from the Central Library's collection area or the check-out desk of the Regional Library.
Website of the Bavarian Regional Library Passau: www.staatliche-bibliothek-passau.de
The Regional Library also houses the holdings of the Institute of Eastern Bavaria Area Studies (IKON) library. This can be found in the small reading room in the east wing of the building. In the Passau Search Portal, these items have the location code 750(show all items in the Passau Search Portal) and can be borrowed from the check-out desk of the Regional Library. The loan period for students and residents of Passau and the surrounding area is two weeks; four weeks for University staff.