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Access and Use of Books and Items

How to get and use books and items at Leipzig University Library depends on different aspects. Local holdings as well as online resources are included in the library catalog. Depending on your patron status borrowing privileges and conditions of use may differ.

Borrowing

Online

 

Use only in the library

  • Items stored in the open access areas without a green tag
  • Items stored in the open stacks
  • Items stored in the closed stacks published after 1920 (journals excluded)
  • E-books
  • Articles
  • Databases
  • Digitized items
  • Items stored in the open access areas with a green tag (non-circulating collection)
  • Items published before 1920
  • Items in course reserves
  • Micro­forms: microfiche and microfilm
  • Journals and newspapers

How to find the items

How to get acces

  • Use the computers in the library
  • At university campus: Wi-Fi
  • Off campus: VPN-client
    Exception: e-books provided by EBook Central:
    • On and off campus: Authenticate with your library number and password (no VPN-client necessary)
    • Virtual borrowing without fees 

How to find the items

  • Open access area: Collect the items directly from the respective shelf by call number
  • Closed stacks: Search the catalog and use the request button.
  • Reading devices for microforms are available in Bibliotheca Albertina and Campus-Library; printing and saving to USB Flash Drive is possible
  • Please collect and return requested items at the service­ desks (delivery timeframe: Bibliotheca Albertina, Campus-Library)

Borrowing

Online

 

Use only in the library

  • Items stored in the open access areas without a green tag
  • Items stored in the open stacks
  • Items stored in the closed stacks published after 1920 (journals excluded)
  • E-books
  • Articles
  • Databases
  • Digitized items
  • Items stored in the open access areas with a green tag (non-circulating collection)
  • Items published before 1920
  • Items in course reserves
  • Micro­forms: microfiche and microfilm
  • Journals and newspapers

How to find the items

How to get access

  • Use the computers in the library
  • At university campus: Wi-Fi
  • Off campus: VPN-client
    Exception: E-books provided by EBook Central:
    • On and off campus: Authenticate with your library number and password (no VPN-client necessary)
    • Virtual borrowing without fees possible

How to find the items

  • Open access area and open stacks: Collect the items directly from the respective shelf by call number
  • Closed stacks: Search the catalog and use the request button
  • Reading devices for microforms are available in Bibliotheca Albertina and Campus-Library; printing and saving to USB Flash Drive is possible
  • Please collect and return requested items at the service desks (delivery timeframe: Bibliotheca Albertina, Campus-Library)

Borrowing

Online

 

Use only in the library

  • Items stored in the open access areas without a green tag
  • Items stored in the open stacks
  • Items stored in the closed stacks published after 1920 (journals excluded)
  • E-books
  • Articles
  • Databases
  • Digitized items
  • Items stored in the open access areas with a green tag (non-circulating collection)
  • Items published before 1920
  • Items in course reserves
  • Micro­forms: microfiche and microfilm
  • Journals and newspapers

How to find the items

How to get access

  • Use the computers in the library
  • University Campus: Wi-Fi (only available for students and faculty of universities offering eduroam)
  • Exception: Ebook Central:               
    • Only the licensed e-books are available
    • On and off campus: Authenticate with your library number and password 

How to find the items

  • Open access area: Collect the items directly from the respective shelf by call number
  • Closed stacks: Search the catalog and use the request button
  • Reading devices for micro­­forms are available in Bibliotheca Albertina and Campus-Library; printing and saving to USB Flash Drive is possible
  • Please collect and return requested items at the service desks (delivery timeframe: Bibliotheca Albertina, Campus-Library)
  • Loan period and renewals

Special conditions for people with health conditions or impairments: please look up Accessibility.