Behind the scenes ..

… libraries record the metadata of their holdings in shared databases which have been built up and used in so-called library unions.

BSZ-GBV "range"

Data of this common databases run into local library systems and catalogs like tub.find at TUHH. These local databases are also used in the local database of loaned books as well as in the acquisition and ordering system of the particular library. Ordering via interlibrary loan is possible directly in the library union databases.

During March 2019 the “cataloguing databases” of two large library unions, the GBV Common Library Network and the SWB Library Network, will be merged to a common database including more than 180 million records. This database has the working title K10plus (~ “Katalog für zehn Bundesländer und mehr” = “catalog of 10 federal states and more”).

This fusion behind the scenes also has temporarily an impact on local library services here at TUHH.

From the midst of March until the productive start in the end of March, restrictions of services may occur. This is especially true for:

  • Ordering of interlibrary loans via the GBV databases will not be pssoible starting March 22, 6 pmpresumably not be possible from March 15 to March 25, ordering of interlibrary loans possible again from March 26. [Corrected March 7, 2019]
  • During this time acquisition proposals will not be executed as promptly as normal.
     

We hope for you understanding.

Other services, like loaning and information, also the function of our catalog tub.find, are hopefully not affected.

Maintenance on Sunday, July 5th

netzkabel-raus Because of maintenance works and a switch of our library server it will not be possible to use the library user accounts in our catalog (no orders from the closed stacks, no loan period extensions) on Sunday, July 5th during 4:30pm to Monday, July 6th 12:00am.
The self check services are also not available, for returning books please use the box near the gate.

In the maintenance time you can use TUBfind or beluga to find the locations of our books.

We apologize for any inconveniences!

Room closing due to paintwork

CIP-Pool
Starting Friday, January 11, 2013, 3 pm, the group work room 1011, accessible from the upper reading room, will be closed due to paintwork after plastering the walls in December 2012.

Starting Monday 14, 2013 the room 1005 (CIP-Pool) will be closed for the same reason.

The group work room 1011 will probably be accessible again from Tuesday, January 15, 2013. The computer room (CIP-Pool) 1005 will be open again from Thursday, January 17, 2013.

In the second part of the week because of reconstructing floor covering in the CIP pool 1005 as well as in the group work room 1010.

We apologize for any inconveniences!

Photo: M. Rinne

Plastering walls – Computer room (CIP-Pool) and group work room closed


Starting Friday, December 14, 2012, the rooms 1005 (CIP-Pool) and 1011, accessible from the upper reading room, will be closed.

While the library has to be closed this weekend because of maintenance of technical facilities at this weekend, the TUHH library will use the time to let the room to be plastered.

The group work room 1011 will probably be accessible again from Tuesday, December 18, 2012.

The computer room (CIP-Pool) 1005 will be open again from Wednesday, December 19, 2012.

We apologize for any inconveniences!

Photo: M. Rinne