Lending: do it yourself

In the LK Library (Duisburg campus) as well as in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library and the MNT Library (Essen campus) and , you borrow your media by checking them out yourself at our self-issue machines.To to so, you will need your library card and your password.

In the other branch libraries, you can borrow your media at the lending desks.

More information:

Lending by an authorised person

You can authorise a person to borrow or collect media for you.

Please note:
  • Your library card and a signed certificate of authority has to be presented.
  • The certificate of authority has to contain the name of the authorised person.
  • It is only valid for one borrowing transaction.
  • The authorisedperson has to present a photo id.

Lending by student assistants or assistant professors

UDE academics can assign borrowing and collecting media to assistants by providing a limited certificate of authority.

Please note:
  • The account holder´s library card has to be presented.
  • The certificate of authority has to include the name of the authorised person and the date of the limitation.
  • The assistant has to present his own photo ID, too.
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Forms to print out:

Certificate of authority to borrow media

Certificate of authority for
student assitants or
assistant professors