The departmental library is completely closed until further notice.
Due to maintenance work in the TYPO3 system, we will not be able to update our web pages from 19.01., 16:00 hrs to 25.01., 09:00 hrs. During this time, we will announce important information via our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram channels.
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.
In the departmental library, you will find specialist literature on physics, astronomy, computer science and media communication. The entire departmental library collection can be searched via the catalogue.
The shelf marks of these items start with "750/". There are separately listed special collections entitled "Didactics of physics" (751) and "IT reference collection" ( 710, located in the departments).
It is not possible to borrow media from the departmental library until further notice.
Borrowed books can be returned around the clock via the return flap of the Main Library at Hubland (to the right of the entrance towards the Mensa).
The departmental library is a reference library, which means that items can usually only be used on site.
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.
The departmental library has 109 study desks as well as six computer workstations with Internet access.
The library offers two group carrels for student working groups.
Access to specialist databases for physics, astronomy, computer science and media communication, Internet access, Wi-Fi, multifunctional copier,
Jackets, coats and bags may not be taken into the library, but can be stored in lockers outside the entrance area. Please bring your own padlock (shackle thickness ideally 6–7 mm) and remember to empty your locker in the evening. A limited number of permanent lockers are available to students.
Information can be found on the webpage of KIS (Kontakt- und Informationsstelle für Studierende mit Behinderung und chronischer Erkrankung).
Get in touch with us at any time, in writing, by telephone, by e-mail or via our contact form.