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Extended opening hours Humanities and Sociel Sciences Library opens late

Exams are coming up and you need a place to learn?
We leave the light on for your!

Until March 8th 2020, the Humanities and Social Sciences Library in Essen stays open until midnight.

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.
Book now

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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