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Support for Data Campus Key competence data analysis

The UDE receives funding from the state and donors' association amounting to € 300.000 for their idea of a "data campus" and providing data literacy.

The UL actively participates in the development of a basic training course.

Our aim:
a first interdisciplinary key competence data analysis.

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New service Book a group study room online

Foto Gruppenarbeit in LK041

What you need to know:

  • This service is only available to UDE students.
  • You log in with your UDE id (=Unikennung).
  • You book at least one day in advance and no more than two weeks into the future.
  • You can book a maximum of three hours per day and two appointments per week.
  • We will automatically send you an e-mail confirming your appointment.
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Special offer Fictious literature New releases from the book fair

Regal Neuerwerbungen 2019

In addition to specialist literature, the UB also offers novels and audiobooks. There are also new titles from this year's Booker prizewinner Margaret Atwood and the winner of the Nobel prize for literature Peter Handke.

In the presentation shelf on the ground floor of the Humanities and Social Sciences Library, you will find a compilation of fictitious new publications. From 16/12/2019, the books can be loaned - place your reservation in Primo and make sure to get your reading material!

Fictious literature 2019 in Primo

For UDE members New e-books available

Numerous new e-books are available until end of October 2020.

From the Peter Lang Publishing Company:
selected English e-book packages, about 2400 new titles

Go to the Peter Lang e-books

From the Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Publishing Company:
all online publications, about 5800 new titles

Go to the Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht eLibrary

What moves us

Ordering articles from Elsevier journals

The UDE has not renewed its license with the Elsevier publishing house in Germany.
The library provides articles which are no longer directly available free of charge for UDE members.

Place your order here

Predatory Publishing

You are planning to publish your research results in a journal?
Protect yourself from predatory publishing and select a suitable journal - we are happy to assist you.

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Scan via smartphone

The new Bookeye-Kiosk scanners in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library (Essen) and LK Library (Duisburg) allow you to save your files directly on your smartphone or tablet.

How this works and which scanners you can also find here can be read on our info page.

Go to the info page


Currently, there are renovation works in many places in our branch libraries.

Read more in our BibBlog

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