News Archive

Closed on 21 December

The Library of Arts will unfortunately be closed on 21 December 2021.

We kindly ask for your understanding.
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Law Libray II: Shortened opening hours on December 15

On Wednesday, December 15, the Law II Library will be open on a shortened schedule from 8 am–6 pm. Please excuse the inconvenience. Read more

8–10 December: Scanners usable to a limited extent only

Due to planned maintenance the scanners in our branch libraries will be usable to a limited extent only from 8 until 10 December. We kindly ask for your understanding. Read more

Christmas and New Year's Holiday opening hours 2021/2022

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Restricted return of items

Books and other media can currently only be returned at the Medicine and Science Library during service hours, between 8 am and 7 pm. Read more

Closed on 15 November

The Medicine and Sciences Library will unfortunately be closed on 15 November 2021.

We ask for your understanding.
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Campus Library, open on October 31

On October 31, 2021 (Reformation Day) all branches of the Leipzig University will be closed except the Campus Library. Read more

Café Alibi from 23 October onwards open on Saturdays again

Café Alibi in the Bibliotheca Albertina will be open on Saturdays from 23 October 2021 onwards again. Read more

Campus Library: From 9 Oct, Sat, 3 pm-10 pm & Sun, 8 am-10 pm: access via night entrance (Augustusplatz)

From 9 October, access to the Campus Library will be as follows: Access via the main entrance (lecture hall building):
Mon–Fri, 8 am-10 pm & Sat, 8 am–3 pm Access via the night entrance...
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Library of Musicology: Closed from 13 to 15 October

The Library of Musicology will be closed from 13 to 15 October. We apologise for any inconveniences. Read more

Library Deutsches Literaturinstitut will reopen from 12. Oktober 2021

The Library Deutsches Literaturinstitut will reopen regularly from 12 October. The following opening hours apply for the winter semester 2021/22: Tuesday and Thursday: 1 pm–4 pm
Wednesday: 1pm–6 pm. ...
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Welcome to Leipzig University Library

Information for all new students of Leipzig University Read more

1–3 October: Work on UBL system and power supply

UBL sites remain open, no lending, catalogue and library account functions are not available or only available to a limited extend Read more

3 October (German Unity Day): Campus Library open

All other branches closed Read more

Bibliotheca Albertina: Restrictions in the reading room on the 2nd floor of the west wing

From 18. August 2021 desks will partially not be accessible. The collections of the open access area remain accessible and thus the access to media is maintained Read more

Reserve group study rooms from 22 July

As of 22 July, group study rooms can be reserved again in the following library branches: Bibliotheca Albertina, Campus Library, Medicine and Sciences, Education and Sport Science, and Veterinary... Read more

Extended opening hours from July 26

The Area Studies Library extends the opening hours. From July 26 the following opening hours apply: Monday–Friday
9 am–6 pm Short stay for borrowing and returning of items open for all.
The desks in...
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Extended opening hours on weekends

The Law Library extends the opening hours on weekends. From July 12 the following opening hours apply: Monday–Friday
8 am–10 pm Saturday
10 am–10 pm Sunday
10 am–8 pm Short stay for borrowing and...
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End of June: no more automatic renewals

The automatic renewal of books and items will expire at the end of the month. Loans must then be renewed by the patrons themselves. Read more

Workspaces for PhD students available

Applications for these special workspaces in the Library for Education and Sports Science will be accepted from 14–28 June Read more