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).
From 25.09.2023 until probably 06.10.2023, the electricity in buildings P1 and M1 will be switched off for maintenance work. During this power cut, the library will be closed. For security reasons, staying in the library to read, work or study is not permitted during the power cut. Persons with local knowledge and a locking authorisation for the library may enter the library to borrow or return media at their own risk.
The following conditions of use apply to the departmental library:
- Jackets and non-transparent bags are not allowed in the library. Please use the locker system in front of the library.
- The use of learning workstations and computer workstations is possible without reservation.
- The multifunctional copier can be used.
- The two group workrooms can be used by student working groups.
Lending for students and external library users from the city and region:
maximum 5 books, loan period 14 days
Lending of lecturers
- for lecturers of the institutes involved in the Departmental Library: loan period 6 months
- for lecturers of other institutes: loan period 4 weeks
A valid library card of the University Library or a student card of the current semester is required for borrowing.
Return of borrowed books
Borrowed books can be returned to the departmental library during opening hours.
Study and computer workstations
The use of study spaces and computer workstations is possible without reservation.
Copying, printing, scanning
The multifunctional copier (for copying, printing or scanning) may be used. You will need a USB stick to save scans and print them out.
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, 187 KB). You will find a large collection of study-relevant literature available for loan in the Hubland Main Library.
In the departmental library you will find 109 study spaces as well as two computer workstations with Internet access
Group study rooms
The library offers two group study rooms for student working groups.
Access to specialist databases for physics, astronomy, computer science and media communication, Internet access, Wi-Fi, multifunctional copier.
What can I bring with me?
You can use transparent bags to transport your work materials to the departmental library. You are not allowed to bring jackets and other bags (including laptop bags) into the library. You may bring your notebook and your muted smartphone.
Non-alcoholic drinks in lockable containers are allowed in the departmental library, but not open drink containers and food.
Jackets, coats and non-transparent 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 of the University of Würzburg. The library reserves the right to open lockers that have been occupied overnight without authorisation and to treat items stored in them as lost property.
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.