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Where to find the items

There are several locations at Campus-Library where you find your items. They are either available at once or have to be ordered from the closed stacks. The respective location is displayed at the catalog.

Open Access Areas and Textbook Collection (floors +2 to -2)

In these areas items are displayed systematically by subject. You can collect them directly from the respective shelf. Items of the circulating collection have a white label, items of the non-circulating collection have a green label. Signpost (PDF – 176 KB, In German only)

Closed Stacks

The closed stacks are not accessible. All items displayed in the catalog with location "closed stack" have to be ordered. Items of the circulating collection can be collected from the self-service shelves at first floor. Items of the non-circulating collection, journals and books published before 1920, can be collected at the service desk at first floor.

Delivery Timeframes for Ordered Items

When are your ordered items available:

10 am (order placed until 7 am)
3 pm (order placed until noon)
5 pm (order placed until 2 pm)

10 am (order placed until 7 am)

Where to collect ordered items:

  • circulating collection: self-service shelves at first floor
  • non-circulating collection and journals: service desk at first floor

Special Workplaces

Group study rooms, floors:

  • +1 and -1
  • 10 group study rooms of various sizes
  • Reservation: online
  • if a group study room is not occupied it can be used at once

Single study rooms (carrels)


At Campus-Library you can hire lockers to store your personal materials for 60 days. Please ask at the service desk at first floor.

Schließfachordnung [dt. terms of use, PDF – 52kB. In German only]

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GamesLab - Collection of Japanese video games

In 2015 Leipzig University Library obtained a collection of Japanese video games of the Japanese Consumer Electronics Rating Organization (CERO). The collection contains 4.500 video games and covers about a third of all video games released in Japan in the years 2003–2015. A GamesLab has been established for collection related research projects. The GamesLab is technically equipped for gaming and the recording of gaming sessions.

The GamesLab can be accessed and used for scientific research. If you need further information or have an enquiry please contact us

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