In the following you will find information about numerous services offered by the library:
You have the possibility to submit acquisition proposals:
| Send us an e-mail with the exact details of the title you are interested in to bblthkzd
| Use the form for acquisition requests in our catalog.
If you do not receive a message about the rejection of your acquisition proposal within seven working days, the medium will be ordered and reserved in your name. As soon as it is ready for loan, you will receive a corresponding notification by e-mail. You can pick up the item at the service desk of the library. Please note our service hours.
How long does it take for an acquisition request to be made available?
As a rule, it takes about 2-4 weeks until the desired medium can be borrowed. We process incoming deliveries as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, we have no influence on delivery times, which can vary greatly depending on the origin.
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Every user is obliged to comply with the provisions of the User Regulations, the other usage regulations and the requests of the responsible library staff.
The EZproxy is an external access to databases, e-books and electronic journals for employees and students of ZU.
Are you on the road or at home? Then access via the EZproxy offers a convenient way to use electronic media licensed by the ZU University Library. This includes databases, eBooks and electronic journals.
In the following you will find your login data. Please note that you must keep the login data confidential under all circumstances and you must not pass them on to third parties under any circumstances.
The EZproxy link will take you to the externally hosted EZproxy service.
To log in, you will be redirected to ZU's ADFS login page.
To the EZproxy: EZ-Proxy
You will need the following credentials:
Credentials for eduroam:
Username: firstname.lastname@example.org [Replace "matriculationnumber" with your matriculation / student number. Example: email@example.com]
Password: Your regular eduroam / zuhome password
The credentials are the same as your regular logins.
Password: Same as your office computer password
The EZ-Proxy-platform is web-based and does not require any plug-ins, client software, or specific browser settings.
Some database providers, publishers, etc. do not allow remote access to their databases. That is why we offer you the sources for which we have been granted permission. Of course, you can access the sources that are blocked for remote access at our site at any time. We do not always have access to all content in a database, but only to licensed or freely available content.
Alternative access in case of disruptions:
In case of disruptions, you will find a list of links below as an interim solution:
You will need the login data mentioned above.
National licenses / Alliance licenses
The first introduction to the library's topics is quick and easy with the provided overview "Library from A-Z" .
In addition to "Library from A-Z", you will find more detailed explanations on selected library topics on the FAQ pages. The most frequently asked questions about the library's services have been included in the information texts. The following FAQ pages are available: "Library | FAQ" and "Library IT Services | FAQ".
Library | FAQ: The Zeppelin University Library offers you numerous services related to the library collection. We are happy to provide you with detailed information for selected topics.
[The "Library IT Services | FAQ" section is only available in German.]
IT Services of the Library | FAQ: There are numerous information technology offerings in the library area, and we are happy to provide you with comprehensive sources of information on how to use them. Here you will find the "most important" points for using the IT service offerings | Library.
Media that are verifiably not available in the library can be ordered for a fee via interlibrary loan. Please proceed as follows:
The regulations for interlibrary loan in Germany are valid in the current version of the Interlibrary Loan Regulations (LVO).
|Phone:||+49 7541 6009-1182|
|Room:||FAB 3 | 0.21|
The following information is intended to provide guidance in dealing with copyrighted printed and electronic works.
Please note that this information does not constitute legally binding information and merely explains selected excerpts from the Urheberrechtsgesetz (UrhG) [ Copyright Act] and the Urheberrechts-Wissensgesellschafts-Gesetz (UrhWissG) [Copyright Knowledge Society Act] contained therein or refers to further information.
The following links refer to content that is available in German. It is possible that the target resources are also available in other languages.
Copyright and Related Rights Act. (Urheberrechtsgesetz).
[UrhWissG - Act to adapt copyright law to the current requirements of the knowledge society]
Weitere übersichtliche Informationen zum Urheberrecht:
The facts of copying are regulated in the Copyright Act, in Section 6 (Schranken des Urheberrechts durch gesetzlich erlaubte Nutzungen), im Unterabschnitt 1 „Gesetzlich erlaubte Nutzungen“. [(Limitations of Copyright by Legally Permitted Uses), in Subsection 1 "Legally Permitted Uses".]
The making of copies or scans of small parts of a work or of individual articles in magazines or newspapers is regulated by the laws, including Section 6 - Abschnitt 6 (Schranken des Urheberrechts durch gesetzlich erlaubte Nutzungen), im Unterabschnitt 4 „Gesetzlich erlaubte Nutzungen für Unterricht, Wissenschaft und Institutionen“. [(Limits on Copyright by Uses Permitted by Law), in Subsection 4, "Uses Permitted by Law for Educational, Scientific, and Institutional Purposes." ]
Use permalinks to share content.
The library of Zeppelin University offers a variety of electronic media (databases, e-books, e-journals). Please observe the following regulations with regard to use:
Access from the university network:
ZU members automatically have access to all content licensed by the library when they access the databases, e-books and e-journals via the university network.
External users contact the library team as so-called "walk-in users" if required.
Access from outside the university network:
ZU members can also access much of the content licensed by the library from home using what is known as EZproxy. The EZproxy platform is web-based and requires no plug-ins, client software, or special browser settings. Not all providers allow remote access and are accordingly not listed in the "EZproxy".
Access data must not be passed on to third parties under any circumstances.
The library catalog allows you to view the loan periods of the borrowed media and to extend them if necessary.
The regular loan period for media is 21 calendar days for all users of the library. During this time, the return or extension of the loan period of the media must take place. Loans can be extended seven times for 21 days each, provided there are no reservations.
If a medium is reserved by another user, renewal is not possible and the medium concerned must be handed in at the specified time.
The university and document repository of Zeppelin University
The ZU|Repositorium (Repository) offers all employed scientists of Zeppelin University the possibility to publish scientific works in electronic form in the sense of Open Access. After publication, the publications are available worldwide on the Internet and are indexed and accessible via library catalogs and search engines. Permanent archiving is guaranteed.
Was your question not answered? Write us your question, or feel free to contact our service desk directly. Of course, you can also pass on questions to us by e-mail or telephone.
In order to be able to offer you the most suitable and comprehensive service possible, we, the library team at ZU, depend on your feedback. Therefore, please write us your impressions, suggestions and wishes regarding the information offered and feel free to give us constructive hints for improvement.
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