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The staff members of the information services in the Main and MNL Departmental Library will gladly answer your questions connected with the library in person, by telephone or email.

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You need a library card in order to use the library. On our pages you will learn under which conditions you can register in the ULB Bonn and how to receive a library card.

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Leihstelle MNLLending and use on library premises

Information on the use of books, journals and newspapers as well as further information on loan periods, extensions of loans, reservations, return of media items or their loss. In addition, we will answer frequently asked questions on loans and use on the library premises.

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ArbeitsortLibrary as a working place

The library is a learning and working place that makes rooms available which are equipped with various functions and facilities. The use of the library is only possible with a valid library card. Please be considerate to those who wish to work with concentration.

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Several thousands of eJournals, eBooks, and databases are at your disposal all day. E-media items may be used within the university or also from home. Please note the legal information on the use of electronic media.

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copyright-ebook-buchUsing documents protected by copyright law

Items, in print or electronic format, are usually protected by copyright. The law provides, among other things, how the items may be used for research and teaching.

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FernleiheInterlibrary loan

Items, that you cannot find at Bonn University, can be ordered through inter-library loan from another library or can be ordered through a document delivery service. You can place an order at any time online.

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BenutzungsregelungRules and Regulations

of Bonn University and State Library (Amtl. Bekanntmachung, Nr. 7., Official Bulletin No. 7, 24 February 2016)

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Gebühren-PreiseFees and charges

Information about fees and charges of Bonn University Library, such as for a library card, failure to observe the loan period, interlibrary loan, self-service or on demand printing or copying.

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