Ten years World Heritage Wadden Sea

At the end of June 2009, the UNESCO added the German and Dutch Wadden Sea to its World Heritage List. In 2011 the area was extended to include the Wadden Sea around Hamburg and in 2014 the Danish Wadden Sea followed.

In addition, we present you a selection of literature on our action shelf.

You can now find the action shelf behind the pick-up shelf of the magazine requirements.

We hope for your interest. Borrowing expressly requested.

Our selection is also available in Library Thing.

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!

More information:

 

 

 

James Cook and other…

Bookcrossing Shelf

Bookcrossing Shelf

In our yellow bookcrossing shelf in the lobby of the library you will find biographies, autobiographical and adventure stories as well as stories of fate and experience.

In addition, we present you a selection of literature on our shelf in the entrance area.

Didn’t find the person you were looking for? Then just browse through our catalogue.

Architecture in Hamburg

Architecture in Hamburg

Did you know that the lighthouse on Neuwerk is Hamburg’s oldest building?

Modern construction methods and classic styles are the hallmarks of Hamburg’s architecture. Why don’t you take a look at the buildings?

At the moment, you can find some titles on this topic on our shelf in the entrance area. Not enough? In our catalog you will find much more literature on the subject.

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.

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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!

More information: