In the departmental library, you will find specialist literature on protestant theology, pedagogy, psychology, political and social studies and special needs education. The entire departmental library collection can be searched via the catalogue.
The shelf marks of these items start with "500/".
Most of the media in the Departmental Library can be borrowed home. You can see whether a book is available for loan or not in the catalogue. To do this, set the "Branch for reservations and orders" to "TB Wittelsbacherplatz". Media such as magazines with a red local license plate cannot be borrowed.
Here you can find further information on the loan process and loan periods.
A valid user card from the University Library or a student card from the current semester is required for borrowing.
Regulations for Test borrowing you can find here.
Return of borrowed media
Books borrowed from the departmental library can be returned to the departmental library when the Library is open. Around the clock via the return flap of the Main Library (to the right of the entrance to the Mensa). Please send returns by mail to: Departmental Library Wittelsbacherplatz, Wittelsbacherplatz 1, 97074 Würzburg.
A total of 164 study desks are available. All study desks (with the exception of those in the silent workroom and the sofas) are equipped with sockets.
Access to specialist databases for literature searches, Internet access, Wi-Fi, multifunctional copiers, Book2net scanning station, Earplug vending machine
The library offers 12 individual workrooms. These are located on the ground floor, 1st and 3rd floor in the reading room area (direction of the lecture halls). The rooms do not need to be reserved.
Group study rooms
The library offers six group study rooms for student working groups. All rooms are equipped with conventional whiteboards and sockets. Some rooms offer additional media technology for group projects. If you would like to use a group study room, please reserve it via our room reservation system.
Silent work room
The silent workroom (No. 03.406) is designed as a quiet place to study without a laptop. Therefore, there are no sockets in the room. Please use this room for quiet reading and study.
The departmental library’s parent-child room enables students with children to work in the library. The room contains a computer workstation, work tables for study groups, a changing table, a travel cot, a high chair, furniture for children and, of course, toys. Please contact the information desk if you would like to use the room.
Lockers are available to store your belongings. You will need a €2 coin to use the lockers.
The permanent lockers are located in the locker room on the 2nd floor in front of the sectional library entrance. Keys for permanent lockers can be reserved via the University Library catalogue. The lockers can be used for up to three months. If nobody else has reserved a permanent locker, you can keep the locker for another three months. This can only be extended once. Lockers are only available to students of the University of Würzburg.
To reserve a key via the University Library catalogue, proceed as follows:
- Open the catalogue and log in.
- Change the departmental library (under "Limit search", "Current branch") to "TB Wittelsbacherplatz"
- Search Title(s) for "Dauerschliessfach".
- Use the "Get it" tab to order or to renew.
Information can be found on the webpage of KIS (Kontakt- und Informationsstelle für Studierende mit Behinderung und chronischer Erkrankung).
New acquisitions - All subjects- Pedagogy - Political science - Sociology - Theology
Dr. Viola Hämmer
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