All online services are available without restrictions. We recommend that all members and students of the university primarily use our wide range of e-books, e-journals and databases.
The departmental library for music is a special library for books, journals, musical scores, sound recordings and other items. The entire departmental library collection can be searched via the catalogue.
Items located at the Domerschulstrasse departmental library have shelf marks starting with "410/". Items on music pedagogy at the Lernwerkstatt Musik departmental library can be identified by shelf marks starting with "411/".
Lending To Go from 26.01.2021
In order to supply the university with literature, the departmental library will offer a book lending service from 26.01.2021 during the service hours Mo - Fr 10:00 - 13:00.
Lending possible in the departmental library - pre-ordering required - collection with FFP2 masks
Until further notice, the departmental library must remain closed to the public. There is, however, the possibility to borrow books.
The desired books must be ordered in advance by mail. We will notify you by mail wether (if lent) and when you can collect them.
When ordering, please enter your UB user number (it starts with 079... and can be found on your student ID or JMU card) as well as the author, title and the shelfmark of the desired books. Also tell us your preferred date for the collection (the earliest is the next business day between 10:00 and 13:00). Please send your book orders to:
firstname.lastname@example.org. The loan period is 14 days with a maximum of five books.
To expedite the book issue, loan slips are in the books. The loan slips must be filled in, signed and placed in the box provided.
There is also a cart for returning books in the entrance area of the library. Please return only books that you have borrowed from the departmental library. Books from the Main Library must be returned there. The book returns box of the Main Library is open around the clock.
The departmental library is a reference library, which means that items can usually only be used on site. Short loans (three days, maximum of five books) are possible.
More information on further lending conditions can be found in the Guidelines on the use of departmental libraries (PDF, 124 KB). You will find a large collection of study-relevant literature available for loan in the Hubland Main Library.
A total of 21 study desks are available,
Access to specialist databases for musicology literature searches, Internet access, Wi-Fi, multifunctional copier
There are twelve lockers in the library entrance area. Please bring a €1 coin with you to use a locker and remember to empty your locker in the evening.
The departmental library for music is not accessible to people with disabilities. Please contact us if you would like to borrow items from the sectional library for music. We will be happy to assist you.
Get in touch with us at any time, in writing, by telephone, by e-mail or via our contact form.