The University Library is a generally accessible service facility for the transfer of media and information within the university, which also welcomes external students and other interested visitors. It provides media, workstations and equipment and supports users in their scientific work. The services are mainly aimed at students, university professors and employees of the university.
Gradual opening of the University Library
From 05.10.2020 the return deadlines and the reminder routine (fees) for borrowed media in the university library will be reactivated, these must now be returned as soon as possible. If you have problems returning your borrowed media in person or sending them to us by post, please contact us in good time by telephone or e-mail to avoid unnecessary fees.
Our opening hours will change from 05.10.2020: Mo.-Fr. 14:00-22:00 hrs.
From 05.10.2020, the payment of fees is possible on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 14:00-16:00 hrs and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 14:00-18:00 hrs.
From Monday to Friday, up to 4 users* can use the PC workstations in the carrels of the University Library for work between 14:00-22:00 (after prior registration by e-mail to email@example.com). A further 6 PC workstations are available in the open access areas without prior registration.
A maximum of 10 persons (plus carrel users) can be in the rooms of the University Library at any one time.
Please wear a mouth and nose protector in our rooms! Please remember the applicable hygiene regulations and the minimum distance of 1.5 metres to other people!
When entering and leaving the library building, please observe the instructions and markings!
Admission is controlled by a limited number of baskets provided, which are disinfected after each use. Access is only permitted with a basket.
Continue to make increased use of our electronic services!
All students and staff members with an HNE account can access licensed e-books, e-journals and databases from outside.
To do so, you must first log in via VPN.
Our e-books can be found in the OPAC or via Ebook Central.
Electronic journals can best be searched in the Electronic Journals Library (EZB).
In any case we will find a satisfactory solution for everyone!
Extension, reservation, fees: to the library account