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News Dealing with potentially arsenic-contaminated library collections

As other libraries have recently reported, libraries are currently confronted with a serious issue: arsenic compounds were sometimes used in the production of 19th century books and journals.

We must assume that the holdings of the Duisburg-Essen University Library may also be affected.

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For students - save the date! UB|SchreibCamp - winter term 2023/24

The UB|SchreibCamp is a whole week about writing academic texts: from planning to researching to software tips, we have a lot on the agenda!

From 04.03. - 08.03.2024

Essen campus, GW/GSW Library

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Use writing time! UB|SchreibSprints

Together with the IwiS we offer regular writing sprints followed by writing consultation. Everyone working on a writing project is welcome.

Tuesdays, 2pm - 3pm in Duisburg
Thursdays, 2pm - 3pm in Essen

always following, 3pm - 4pm

Duisburg: LK Library (LK 105)
Essen: GW/GSW Library (group study room BC)
or online via Zoom

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The University Library in the AURORA European University Alliance

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