Library | FALL Semester 2021: access requirements, binding rules and service offerings from 06.09.2021 [...]

The library in FALL Semester 2021:

We are pleased to announce that with the start of the new semester, we will once again be able to offer you expanded services. However, special requirements continue to apply to the library in the matter of health protection, among other things.

  • Please observe the binding rules during your visit to the library. This is the only way we can maintain our services.
  • The service desk is staffed during service hours Monday through Friday.
  • When entering the library, registration at the service desk is required:

Access requirements in ZU|niverse

  • Use of the reading rooms only possible with prior binding place reservation via our booking system.

  • Unfortunately, access for external users is currently not possible. If you have any questions about the library or for loan & return, please do not hesitate to contact us.
09:00 am-06:00 pm
09:00 am-04:00 pm

Use and access to the library during service hours:

Library use for checkout, return & research at the shelf:
No appointment booking required.

Library study places in the reading room:
Prior mandatory appointment booking. Information on booking appointments can be found in ZU|niverse.

Information in the ZU|niverse

Appointment booking

For use of the library, please note the regulations for students and employees in effect as of 11/29/2021.

Health protection

  • When entering the library, disinfect your hands at the disinfection dispenser provided on the left side of the library entrance.
  • Wearing a medical mouth-nose protection is mandatory in the library.
  • Observe standard spacing rules and keep at least 1,5m (approx. 5 feet) away from others.
  • Access is limited to a certain number of users at a time.

Returns by mail are still possible

  • You are also welcome to return your borrowed items by mail. As soon as we receive the media, they will be checked and returned.
  • You will receive a confirmation of receipt by e-mail as soon as we receive your return.
  • The shipping remains under your own responsibility and any costs incurred will not be covered.
  • The return is not complete until it has been processed by the library team (important for loan periods).

The library is accessible again on a limited basis.

Binding rules in short form:

  1. 2G-rule
  2. Mandatory use of masks
  3. Keep distance
  4. Hand disinfection
  5. Registration

Loan periods & extension:
We ask you to extend the loan period of already borrowed media online via the online catalog (OPAC). You can find an overview of the loan periods in your library account.

Remote access to online resources:
For access from outside the university network, please use the EZproxy. You have access to licensed and freely accessible content that allows remote access.

Login & Instructions EZproxy [DE|EN]

Of course, we can also be reached by email (bibliothek@zu.de) or by phone (07541 / 6009-1180). Please do not hesitate to contact us with your questions and concerns about the library, research, etc. As always, we try to support you with all your questions and problems.

Take care of yourself, stay healthy and use our extensive online offers. As always, we will be happy to answer any questions.

With warm regards and best wishes from the library
Your library team

E-Mail: bblthkzd

Phone: 07541/6009-1180

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