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As of March 28: 3G rule no longer applies

As of March 28: 3G rule no longer applies Read more

Café Alibi: Extended opening hours from April 4

As of Monday, 4 April 2022, Café Alibi in the Bibliotheca Albertina will again have extended opening hours and will also reopen on Saturdays:
10 am–7 pm

11 am–5 pm
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Changes to university VPN: Access to eletronic resources with new profile

On 1 March 2022 from 8 to presumably 8:15 am maintenance work on the university's VPN dial-in will take place. After that there will be two profiles, only one will allow full access to licensed... Read more

Sexualised harassment in the Bibliotheca Albertina and Campus Library

Four cases of sexualised harassment by an unknown perpetrator were reported to Leipzig University Library. (Trigger warning: sexualised violence, sexualised assault) Read more

Welcome to Leipzig University Library

Information for all new students of Leipzig University Read more

End of June: no more automatic renewals

The automatic renewal of books and items will expire at the end of the month. Loans must then be renewed by the patrons themselves. Read more

Workspaces for PhD students available

Applications for these special workspaces in the Library for Education and Sports Science will be accepted from 14–28 June Read more

Extended loan periods for Law Library

From Thursday, 29 April 2021, the lending periods for reference collections in the Law Library will be extended. From then on, it will be possible to borrow up to five books for one week. This means... Read more

Law Library II: open from 26 October

Second branch opens at Burgstraße 21 Read more

Open Access Week 2020: Open with Purpose

From 19 to 25 October 2020, the international Open Access Week will take place with the slogan "Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion" Read more

Start of FOLIO library service platform at Leipzig University Library

After two years of preparation and development, Leipzig University Library put the open source Library Service Platform FOLIO into operation on June 11 2020. We have thus reached a further milestone... Read more

E-resources during the corona crisis

Numerous providers have already responded to the increased demand by granting access to their e-books and e-journals for the duration of the crisis. Here is a list of electronic resources which on the... Read more

DEAL: Open Access at Wiley

From 1 July 2019, authors of Leipzig University will be able to publish scientific articles and reviews Open Access in all Wiley journals with the OnlineOpen option at no additional cost for authors.... Read more

Call for Digitization Requests 2019

Thanks to renewed funding by the Digitization Program of Saxony the Leipzig University Library (LUL) will continue in 2019 to systematically digitize its medieval manuscript holdings. Since a first... Read more

Elsevier magazine subscription to cease from January

In connection with the nationwide DEAL negotiations, Leipzig University will no longer have an Elsevier magazine subscription as of January 2019. Access to Elsevier content will then be limited to... Read more

self-service terminals: switch to PIN operation

From November 28, the self-service terminals at Leipzig University Library will be converted to use with a PIN (personal identification number) Read more

Chemistry and Physics: closed on August 8, 2018

The library of Chemistry and Physics will be closed on August 8, 2018. We apologise for any inconvenience. Read more

Opening hours semester break

Opening hours of our locations during semester break Read more

Digital Future for Germany‘s written cultural Heritage

German Research Foundation funds the technical development of a new national web portal for medieval and modern manuscripts Read more