The departmental library collection has been indexed in the electronic catalogue as far back as 1980. Collections from before 1980 can be found in the card catalogue in the library entrance area.
Shelf marks start with "250/" in the departmental library. Shelf marks for items available for loan from the legal textbook collection start with "80/".
Items in the departmental library reading rooms (shelf marks starting with "250/") are not available for loan but can be copied or scanned on site.
Items from the textbook collection (shelf marks starting with "80/") are available for loan. The textbook collection can be found on the 2nd and 3rd floor, in front of the group carrels.
More information on further lending conditions can be found in the Guidelines on the use of departmental libraries (PDF, 124 KB).
A total of 438 study desks are available, including 294 laptop workstations with power supply, 15 computer workstations with Internet access and 2 research PCs (electronic catalogue).
The Faculty of Law CIP pool (with further computer workstations) can be accessed via the departmental library for law. The CIP pool is located behind reading room 1.
There are 6 group carrels in the departmental library for student working groups, two of which are equipped with whiteboards. The rooms can be booked for three hours at the departmental library information desk. Please note that the carrels can only be booked by a minimum of two persons, both of whom must present proof of identity (identity card – which can also be obtained from the information desk – and student ID). Two of the rooms can also be reserved by telephone, e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or on site up to one week in advance.
Cloakroom/ lockers / permanent lockers
Jackets and bags (including laptop bags) may not be taken into the departmental library. Transparent plastic bags are available from the information desk to take your belongings into the library. Random bag checks are carried out.
You can use the lockers outside the departmental library to store bags and jackets (€2 coin required). Please note that, in the interest of all users, lockers may not be used overnight. Also remember not to leave any valuables in the lockers.
The departmental library also offers a total of 125 permanent lockers that students can book for up to one semester at a time. These are located in the corridor in front of the Office of the Dean. The permanent lockers can be booked shortly before the start of the semester in the departmental library office. We will announce the exact date and booking options in due time before the start of the semester. Please check the notice boards in the departmental library.
Food and drink
Food may not be taken into the departmental library. If you would like something to eat, please visit the cafeteria in the basement of the Old University. Additional tables are located in the Max-Stern-Keller.
You are welcome to take non-alcoholic beverages to your study desk in leak-proof, sealable containers as long as you do not pour them into open containers (e.g. cups).
Internet access, Wi-Fi (not available to external users), multifunctional copiers, Book2net scanning station
Information can be found on the webpage of KIS (Kontakt- und Informationsstelle für Studierende mit Behinderung und chronischer Erkrankung).
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