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  • Short-term closure of the open access area of sociology (3rd floor west wing)

    There are technical problems with the ceiling lighting in the west wing of the Bibliotheca Albertina that unfortunately cannot be resolved in the short term. From dusk onwards, there is an increased...

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  • Opening hours Pentecoast

    Albertina and Campus Library open without library service. All other branches will remain closed.

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  • update: WISO database and F.A.Z. library portal are still offline

    The contents of the WISO database and F.A.Z. library portal are still unavailable due to a massive hacker attack on the provider's website. They are working hard to restore the site.

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  • 30 April: Technical work on the E-Book-Central platform

    Short-term restrictions on availability are possible


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  • 10 May: closed

    The Library of Musicology will be closed on May 10.

    We kindly ask for your understanding.

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  • East wing: Repair of glass roof on 6 and 7 May

    In the Bibliotheca Albertina, repair work will be carried out on the glass roof on the 2nd floor, east wing, on 6 and 7 May. The work on the glass roof may result in restrictions and noise...

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  • F.A.Z. library portal temporarily unavailable

    The F.A.Z. library portal is currently unavailable due to technical difficulties.

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  • From 25 March open again regularly

    From 25 March 2024 the Library of Arts will be open again regularly, the fire protection measures have been completed.

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  • Easter opening hours 2024

    Bibliotheca Albertina and Campus Library are open without librarian services. All other branches are closed.

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  • Reading Area West: Temporary closure from 21 to 23 March

    Due to the event series "Leipzig liest" the reading area West will be closed as follows:

    21 March 24, 5 pm–10 pm
    22 March 24, 5 pm–10 pm
    23 March 24, from 5 pm

    On Sunday, the reading area West will...

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  • 7 March: Catalogue update

    Due to technical maintenance work, our catalogue will be temporarily unavailable on 7 March 2024

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  • Maintenance work on the smoke vents of the reading areas from 27-29 February

    The smoke vents (ventilation flaps and fire protection windows) in the reading areas will be serviced from 27-29 February 2024. The maintenance work will take place between 7am and 10am. During this...

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  • Changed opening hours and adjustment of service hours from 1 March 2024

    Please note our changed opening hours of Bibliotheca Albertina from 1 March. From Monday to Friday, the Bibliotheca Albertina will remain open for you from 8 am to midnight. In response to popular...

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  • Full-text access to various new e-book packages

    Overview of the e-book packages available from individual academic publishers in 2024.

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  • Group study rooms on 1st basement and parent-child room available again

    The technical problem has been resolved

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  • Reduced opening hours during the semester break

    Starting February 5th 2024, the Medicine and Sciences Library will adjust its opening hours during the semester break as follows:


    8 am–10 pm


    8 am–8 pm

    Borrowing and...

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  • Christmas and New Year's Holiday opening hours 2023/2024

    Information on all branches of Leipzig University Library

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  • 24 November: Warning Strike at the Leipzig University/LUL

    Another warning strike has been announced for 24 November 2023 as part of the current wage negotiations in the public sector of the german federal states. This may also affect the services of Leipzig...

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  • Opening hours on 22 November (public holiday)

    Bibliotheca Albertina and Campus Library open without library service. All other branches will remain closed.

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