The favourite chair has seat padding

The favourite chair has seat cushions and armrests! Many thanks to all of you who took part in the test sitting and survey in the library foyer!

Your wishes have of course been taken into account: from now on you can use the new furniture in the group rooms 1.006 and 1.009 on the upper floor.
Room 0004 on the ground floor also has colourful chairs with flexible backrests.

group room upstairs

 

groundfloor room 0004

 

Your feedback has made it possible to identify clear trends – the favourite chair of most participants has upholstered seats and armrests. In your free text answers we learned that you like to change the sitting position at work and don’t like stiff or fixed backrests at all, but like upholstery.

Also the procurement of individual workplaces is to be initiated this year due to your wishes. These measures will help us to increase the diversity of our diverse workplaces. We hope that this will improve the quality of your stay at the university library.

Starting your study – welcome

Welcome at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)!

For new students the TUHH library (tub.) offers hints when being new to the library. A series of posts in the library’s weblog gives further advice.

Below you find the slides (in German language) to introduce the TUHH library within an introductory course on mathematics and IT for first-year students on September 28, 2017 in the Audimax:

Good luck for starting!

Your tub.

 

WLAN Helpdesk in the University Library

WLAN helpdesk

In cooperation with the TUHH computer centre, we offer WLAN advice in the library at the beginning of the semester. Niklas Krüger (student, User Service Center) will be available at the library’s information desk at the times listed below. He will be glad to answer your questions regarding WLAN, eduroam, VPN and provide practical support.

Friday, 29.09. 2017 2:45pm – 4:15pm
Monday, 02.10. 2017 2:45pm – 4:15pm
Thursday, 05.10. 2017 2:45pm – 4:15pm
Tuesday, 10.10. 2017 2:45pm – 4:15pm
Friday, 13.10. 2017 2:45pm – 4:15pm
Tuesday, 17.10. 2017 11:30am- 1:00pm
Wednesday, 18.10. 2017 11:30am- 1:00pm

Grafik CCO: Pixabay, geralt

If you don’t want to copy the dates: We have created a. ics file for import into the electronic calendar: WLAN Helpdesk

New to the library? 6. ebooks

Many books are available electronically. This is indicated by the button ” Volltext @ TUHH “. The link on this button leads to the download offer of the appropriate publisher. The content can be downloaded as a PDF as a whole book ( partly as EPUB for ebook readers ) or article wise, depending on the specifications of the publisher. For licensing reasons this is only possible from the intranet of TUHH. On computers with internet – login registered readers save their ebooks either on a USB stick or any cloud or even send it via email. Therefore there are no loan periods. As a student at the TUHH you can download the ebooks on your own PC – however, a VPN connection has to be maintained.

Most publishers offer an access via “Shibboleth” (without VPN) too. Klick here for further information of TUHH intranet and use of e-media!

More information:

 

New to the library? 5. tub.find

Our catalog tub.find will help you to find the information you need for your studies. It shows over 450.000 media, their location and availability in the tub. – and all this at a glance!

What does that mean?

In the hit list you will already see what can be borrowed, requested or reserved (free of charge).

What do you find?

  • Books, journals (printed and electronic)
  • eBooks ( also textbooks)

 

 

Too many or not enough hits?

Just ask us!

More information:

 

New to the library? 4. Loan

SelbstverbucherYou can borrow books at the circulation desk (journals may not be borrowed!), but also in self-service at the yellow selfcheck-system. Check out and check in of media on the machine are possible throughout the opening hours to 9pm and also at weekends, including Sundays and public holidays till 8pm!

Simply put on books (also in batch), barcode of the library card has to be read, authenticate with a password tap on button borrow” and close account – done!
On the selfcheck- systems (near elevator) both check out and check in of media are possible. Check in also works without library card and authentication.

If no other client has reserved the media, you can extend the loan periods up to three times in your library account online.
Attention: please note loan period! When it is exceeded, fees will arise.

More information:

 

New to the library? 3. Shelf for first-semester

regalThe first time you visite our library you will surely notice this shelf in the entrance area. Our shelf for first-semester offers a selection of books, especially for those who start studying – from the textbook to the collection of formulas. Further copies of these books can be found in the textbook collection.
And also: if these books from the shelf for first-semester are available electronically, the QR-code on the reference panels contains the corresponding link. So: please access to the intranet and scan the QR-code.

Please search for your studies in our shelf for first-semester, welcome!

More information:

 

 

 

 

New to the library? 2. Textbook Collection

Textbook collection

Everything you need to start studying or even for the first exams, should be found in the textbook collection in the left area of the reading room on the ground floor. The books are in alphabetical order of the subject groups.The first shelf block begins with Agricultural Sciences (AG), in the middle block can be found Mathematics (MA) and Mechanical Engineering (MS), on the window side rear follow for example Process Technology (VT) and Materials Sciences (WK).

In the textbook collection there are often a large number of circulating library copies of one title. If you will not find any loan copies, there are other options:
Sometimes an electronic edition is available, in every case there is for every textbook title at least one archive copy (reference copy). It may not be borrowed, and therefore it is available for everybody during the opening hours .

More information:

 

New to the Library? 1. Library Card

Library Card

If you want to borrow books from the university library in order to use them at home or on campus, you need a library card.

For students of TUHH this card is free, but you have to apply for it and come to the library personally. Within a few minutes you will receive your library card and get started.

” Apply ” means that you log on with your personal data here.

Pickup is available at the circulation counter in the university library from Monday – Thursday 9:00am – 7:00pm and Friday 9:00am – 6:00pm, if you present the following:

  • Identity card or passport including resident`s registration document
  • Student ID ( or enrollment or HVV ticket )

A valid email address is very important for a smooth service – e. g. for reminder emails at  the end of the loan period!

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