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FAQ: First Questions about the University Library

This is my first time in the university library. How do I begin?

To find out whether the literature you are looking for is in the university library Regensburg please do a search in our Regensburg Catalogue plus.

In order to take out media you need a library card. The media from the stacks and from the textbook collection can be borrowed for 4 weeks (two extensions may be possible.) Media from the stacks have to be ordered via the Regensburg Catalogue plus using your library card and must be picked up within five working days.
Books in the reading rooms may only be used on site. You can copy them or scan them free of charge onto your USB stick.

Reading room books may be borrowed over the weekend from Friday 12 p.m. to Monday 12 p.m. (except for the reading rooms Law 1 and 2 and the reading room Economics: Loans are generally not permitted.)

Our information desk will be happy to assist you with any questions in regards to searching and using the library.

Here you find a presentation about the library.

Where can I find the media?

The information about the location of the books or journals is provided by the Regensburg Catalogue plus.

About 45% of all books and journals are freely accessible in the reading rooms. Please note the shelfmark!

Media from the stacks, the Magazin, which are not open to the public can be ordered online via the Regensburg Catalogue plus.

After you have completed your order you will find the books on the pick-up shelves of the lending area, the Ausleihe, in the central library during opening hours.

There are several copies of important prescribed literature in the textbook collection, the Lehrbuchsammlung. These books are not ordered online, they can be borrowed there directly.

E-Books and electronic journals can be found via the Regensburg Catalogue plus. They can only be used on PCs that are part of the university network, because access is controlled using the IP addresses of the computers.

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