Corona: Library Update as of December 9, 2021

Current Corona regulations (29th CoBeLVO dated 04.12.2021) stipulate that in order to enter the library,

  • members of the university and external visitors must be vaccinated, recovered or tested negative (3G).

The library is obliged to monitor compliance with these regulations.

Furthermore, the following rules must be observed throughout the library:

  • the required minimum distance of 1.5 metres must be maintained,
  • an FFP2 or surgical mask must be worn at all times, even at the work desk
  • the recommended sneezing and hand hygiene must be followed.

 

Reservation of group study rooms

The library’s group study rooms are in part reopened (23 of 32 rooms) and may be booked via the TRoomie reservation system.

 

Scan service for university members

Printed materials held by the library may be scanned by library staff and emailed to university members on demand. This service applies to book sections (max. 15 % of an item) as well as articles from printed journals or collections. Orders are processed from Monday to Friday. For copyright reasons, the service is limited to the said materials only.

Please note that due to limited personnel capacity, the material to be scanned

  • must not exceed 15 percent of an item, but with a maximum of
  • 30 pages per order
  • and 5 orders per person and day

To order articles, please use our online form.

For any questions please contact your respective subject librarian.

 

Scanning

Scanning devices are open again for use in our reading rooms. In addition, most mobile devices offer easy-to-use and efficient scanning features. Various scanning apps for iOS and Android are to be found free of charge in all app stores.

 

Electronic resources

Many electronic resources are accessible to members of the University from home. Please find further information on our check list.

Electronic resources licensed by the Library ensure a remote access to relevant materials. Please consult our DBIS and EZB sites for databases, e-journals, and other accessible resources.

Suggestions for ordering electronic resources may be sent to Dr. Schwalbach orMs. Stemmler.

 

Electronic course readings (Elektronische Semesterapparate)

By following this link (and filling in our online order form) you may have your materials scanned by library staff and uploaded directly into your Stud.IP course file.

 

How to search for and access resources from home …

… and much more that is worth knowing is explained in detail in our related tutorial.

 

Copyright issues in Digital Teaching

For copyright and licensing questions related to Digital Teaching, please consult the University’s information site. The handling of Creative Commons licenses is explained in an information sheet issued by the Library.