Pick-up shelf

Where can I pick up the media provided for me?

In the branch libraries LK, BA and MC (Duisburg) and in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library and the MNT Library (Essen), provided media are placed in a freely accessible area.

You can take the books and media provided for you off the shelves yourself and borrow them at the self-lending terminals or, if necessary, at the lending desks.

The following are excluded from this regulation:

  • journals from the stockrooms,
  • books from the reference collections in the stockrooms,
  • media from interlibrary loans
  • as well as media which are reserved for Material Expenses Accounts (= Projektapparate) or Service Reference Collections (= Handapparate).
    You can collect these at the lending desks or in the reading rooms as usual.

In the Medical Library, you can collect reserved media at the lending desk.

Duisburg campus LK, BA and MC Libraries

The shelves are located near the lending desks.

The media are sorted by user numbers in the shelves.

Essen campus Humanities and Social Sciences Library and MNT Library

Humanities and Social Sciences Library:
The self-collection area is located on the ground floor.

MNT Library:
You will find the collection shelf near the lending desk.

The media are sorted by shelfmarks.

The shelfmarks of the books provided for you can be retrieved directly on site.

How can I find out the shelfmarks of the media provided for me?

You will of course find the shelfmarks of the media provided for you in your lending account in Primo.

In the Humanities and Social Sciences Library, you can also find out the shelfmarks of the media provided for you on a PC provided.

To do so, read your student or library card at the barcode reader provided.

You will receive a receipt with a list of the shelfmarks provided for you.