You can borrow booksat the circulation desk(journals may not be borrowed!), butalsoinself-serviceat theyellow selfcheck-system. Check out and check in of media on themachine are possiblethroughout theopening hours to 9pmandalsoat weekends, includingSundays and public holidays till 8pm!
Simply put on books(also in batch), barcode of the library card has to be read, authenticatewith a password– tap on button“borrow” andcloseaccount– done! On the selfcheck- systems (nearelevator) both check out and check in ofmediaare possible. Check in also workswithout library card and authentication.
Ifno otherclient has reserved the media, you can extend theloan periodsup to three timesin yourlibrary accountonline. Attention: please note loan period! When it is exceeded, fees will arise.
Everything you needtostartstudyingor evenfor thefirstexams, should be foundinthe textbook collectionin the left areaof the reading roomon the ground floor. The booksareinalphabetical orderof the subject groups.The firstshelf blockbegins withAgricultural Sciences(AG), in the middle blockcan be foundMathematics(MA) and Mechanical Engineering(MS), on the window siderearfollow for exampleProcess Technology(VT) andMaterials Sciences(WK).
Inthe textbook collection there are often a large numberof circulating librarycopies of one title. If you will not find any loan copies, there are otheroptions: Sometimesan electroniceditionis available, in every case there is for every textbooktitleat least onearchivecopy(reference copy). It may notbe borrowed, and therefore it is available for everybody during theopening hours.