How to reach us

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Monday to Friday,
8am - 4pm

Humanities and Social Sciences Library (Essen):
+49 (0) 201 183 3727

LK Library (Duisburg):
+49 (0) 203 379 2010

Medical Library
(University Clinic Essen):
+49 (0) 201 723 3332

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Subject-specific advice

Do you have questions about a subject database or subject-specific sources?

Contact your subject librarian for special advice and training.

Subject librarians

Bibliographic Management Software

Do you want to keep track of the literature for your scientific work and record references and citations quickly, completely and correctly?

Bibliographic Management Software programmes help you with this!

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