Welcome to the Duisburg-Essen University Library
Extended opening hours in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library, LK Library and Medical Library
Monday - Saturday, 10:00am - 6:00pm
On Saturday, May 1st 2021, all branch libraries will be closed.
From Monday, 29/03/2021 the following conditions apply:
- Only the pick-up of previously ordered media and the return of media is possible.
- Access to the UL only with pick-up notification (you will receive an email as soon as your order is ready) or for the return of media.
- Media are available for pickup for seven days.
- Return of media is possible at the return machines, the circulation counters or via the return boxes.
- No access to: stock rooms, study places, PC workstations, printers, scanners and copiers.
Please remember to wear a medical mouth-nose protection (surgical mask or FFP2 mask) and to bring your library card. When you enter and leave the library, your personal data will be recorded.
Please access our digital services when possible and avoid in-person library visits.
New library system
The changeover to our new library system has been successfully completed. Our Primo catalogue is now also available again with all its functions:
- Orders and reservations can now be placed again.
- New registrations are now possible again.
- Interlibrary loan orders (books and articles) are expected to be possible again from April 26th.
The loan periods for media due in April and May have been automatically postponed. Exceptions are reserved media and interlibrary loans.
Please check your library account.
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