Use of the library during the partial closure

Due to urgent construction work, there will be a partial closure of the library from

Monday, 20 February 2023 until Saturday, 01 April 2023.

What are the restrictions for you?

  • No lending and no on-site use of books, magazines and DVDs.
  • No use of workspaces in the library

What is still possible?

  • Research consultations and online trainings will still take place!
  • Access to all electronic resources (e-books, e-journals, databases) by remote access
  • Provision of theses from the stacks for use on site
  • Return and renewal of media as well as use of the return machine in the entrance area of the university during the opening hours of ASH
  • Information and advice from the colleagues at the circulation desk: on site, by telephone and by e-mail
  • Scanning and copying as well as downloading of e-resources at one computer near the circulation desk
  • Additionally: Use of the computer workstations in room 218 during the entire closing time. Scanning, copying, and downloading of e-resources is also available there.

What happens to your borrowed media?

  • Media that you have already borrowed and whose return date falls within the period of the partial closure period, have been automatically renewed by us. Please check the new return date in the user account of our online catalog OPAC(, if you have not received an automatic notification.
  • Media that you would like to borrow before the start of the construction work will also automatically receive a longer loan period beyond the end of the partial closure.

We apologize for the inconvenience and restrictions! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time:

Email: bibliothek@

Phone: 030 99 245 385/386

Our opening hours remain unchanged:

Lecture period: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 10 am - 6 pm, Thu 10 am - 7 pm, Sat 10 am - 1 pm
Semester break: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 10 am - 4 pm, Thu 10 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 1 pm