Library

Searching and Finding

In our search engine BOSS, you can find books, e-books, and complete texts from online publications and databases. Here, you can also find your account. You can also search in our other search engine WebPac.

We recommend DBIS for searches in databases.  
Here, you can find the platforms WISO, Business Source Premier (EBSCO), ScienceDirect, PERINORM (DIN Norms), Carelit, etc.

Electronic newspapers and journals can be found in the EZB.

Would you like to read dissertations written by other students or publish your own work in the University’s database? Then OPUS is the right place for you.

University Library Esslingen Hilltop Campus

Flandernstrasse 101, 73732 Esslingen
Tel: +49 (0) 711 397-4103
E-Mail

Location: building 1, 5th Floor

Opening times:

Mondays – Fridays: 8:30 – 19:00      
Limited service (no specialist staff): from 17:00 – 19:00 (Fridays from 16:00)

   | How to borrow books (self-scanning)
   | How to return books (returned items are registered on your account the following day)
   | How to collect reserved items (with code)

Changes:
21.11.2018: 10:30-19:00
24.12.2018-01.01.2019: closed
02.01.2019-04.01.2019: 9:00 - 13:00

University Library Goeppingen Campus

Robert-Bosch-Strasse 1, 73037 Goeppingen
Tel: +49 (0) 7161 679-1191
E-mail

Location: Building 4, 3rd floor, room G4.332

Opening times:

Mondays – Thursdays: 9:00 – 19:00
Limited service (no specialist staff): 16:00 - 19:00, Fridays: 13:00 – 16:00 

   | How to borrow books (self-scanning)
   | How to return books (returned items are registered on your account the following day)
   | How to collect reserved items (with code)

Changes:
14.11.2018: 13:00-19:00

Times are subject to change! Changes will be made known on the notice boards.

Our Services

Requests

Would you like a particular item to be available in the library? Then let us know your suggestions.

Lending

With a few exceptions, all items can be loaned. Those that cannot be loaned are identified by a red label and include books that are reserved for current courses and newspapers/journals. 

You can check out our loans yourself over the self-scanning system.

Loans from another Campus

If the item you require is in the library of another of the University’s campuses, you can place a request for it. Delivery takes 2-4 opening days.

Requests for items located in the City Centre Campus can only be made by students/staff from that campus and only during the semester (lecture periods). You can pick up requested items on Tuesdays and Thursdays from the Library Office (Lernmittelreferat).

CITAVI

Use of the literature administration programme Citavi is free of charge for members of the University. Citavi lets you gather and sort literature, do research in library catalogues and specialist databases, collect citations, and create normed literature lists.
You can find further information on Citavi on the  
Intranet portal.

Printing/Photocopying

If you would like to print out or photocopy an item in the library, you can do so using the machines operated by the University Printing Office on your campus.

E-MEDIA

The library offers members of the University a large range of e-media (e-books, databases, e-journals).

External Users

People interested in a specialist subject can use the library as an external user.

Interlibrary Loans

Literature that is not available in the University library can be requested via interlibrary loans. This costs € 1.50 per item. Delivery can take 1-4 weeks.

Fees

Using the library and borrowing items is free of charge. Fines are charged for items that are not returned on time or are not renewed in time. The exact amount of fines can be found in the  table of fines.

Account

You can use your account to renew loans, reserve or request items from the stacks, to the City Center library or to and from Goeppingen.

Forgotten how to log in? No problem!
Are you a student or staff member at the University? Just enter your name and password from the Computer Center.  

Are you an external user? Then enter your user number and your date of birth (dd.mm.yyyy) as password.  

Still doesn’t work? You can get help by phoning:

Telephone helpline for problems with logging in: +49 (0) 711 397-4103

Learning

In the libraries there are numerous workplaces for groups and individuals. PC workstations are also available.

Stacks

Some items are kept in closed stacks but can still be borrowed. You can place a request using the search engine BOSS. You will receive an e-mail as soon as your request is ready to be collected at the collection shelf.

Returns

Borrowed items can be returned at the service desk of both libraries during opening times. If the library is closed, you can return items by putting them in the return box.

Members of the City Center Campus can return items on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Library Office.

Scanning

If you would like to scan items that cannot be lent, you can do so free of charge using the library’s scanner. Please do not forget to bring a USB stick to save the scans.

Lockers

At the Hilltop Campus library, you can reserve a locker for the day. Keys can be obtained at the service desk.

Courses

The libraries offer courses on using the library for new students as well as introductory courses on researching databases.  

Books for Current Courses (Semesterapparat)

Items that are relevant for a particular course are held in the library for that period of time. They are sorted alphabetically according to the name of the lecturer. The search engine BOSS can give you an overview of the books/items to be found in the Semester Reserved Collections.

Reservations

If all copies of a particular item are on loan, you can reserve it free of charge. You will be informed by e-mail as soon as a copy becomes available and is ready to be collected at the service desk.

Newspapers/Journals

Print newspapers and journals may not be borrowed but parts of them can be photocopied or scanned. The list of newspapers/journals shows you which print newspapers/journals are held in the library.

Online editions can be found in the EZB (electronic publications library).

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Bibliothek

Campus Flandernstraße

 

Montag-Freitag08.30-19:00 Uhr

Campus Göppingen

 

Montag-Donnerstag09.00-19:00 Uhr
Freitag09:00-13:00 Uhr