How to reach the information counter

personally on-site

Monday to Friday,
10am - 4pm

in the branch libraries:

  • GW/GSW (Essen)
  • LK (Duisburg)
  • Medicine (Essen)
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on the phone

Monday to Friday,
8am - 6pm

Humanities and Social Sciences Library (GW/GSW):
+49 (0) 201 183 3727

LK Library:
+49 (0) 203 379 2010

Medical Library:
+49 (0) 201 723 3332


Monday to Friday,
10am - 6pm

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