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

informationDo you have questions on the use of the library and the library itself? Are you in need of information about our search portal bonnus, our catalogues, bibliographies and databases, literature research or inter-library loans?
You ask and we will gladly answer! The information desk is staffed Monday to Friday from 08:00 – 7 p.m. and is located on the ground floor of the individual branch libraries:

Main Library

Branch Library for the disciplines Humanities and Social Sciences, Law and Economics, Theology and Psychology

MNL Branch Library

Branch Library for the disciplines Medicine, Natural Sciences, Computer Science and Agricultural Sciences


Expert Advice

If you have specific library related questions in regard to your field of study or your scientific field of research and work, you can gladly make use of our expert advice or contact our specialised contact persons directly.

Email notification

You will be informed automatically and free of charge by an "email notification",

  • if reserved media or ordered via inter-library loan media are available and can be picked up,
  • if loan periods of your checked out items expire
  • if there are current changes regarding conditions of use, as for instance, extensions or restrictions of service, altered opening hours or upcoming events and appointments.

Simply fill in our form.
Please inform us immediately about any changes concerning your email address.

Important note
Recalls of books and notifications of charges will be sent by postal mail for legal reasons.

Brochure "quick & easy" – an overview of the ULB

Our brochure "quick & easy" provides a fast initial overview of the facilities and services of the ULB. You can pick up such a brochure at the loan department or the information desk of the Main Library or MNL Branch Library.
Alternatively, you can also download the brochure as a PDF file.

Audio guide

You can explore the Main Library yourself with the audio guide (in German) when and however you want.
You can download the audio files by clicking on the download link alongside the stations that are listed on the following pages. You can also scan the QR code with your Smartphone. These are also readily available on-site at the marked stations. If you do not wish to use an own audio player, please contact the information desk.

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