Students of Leipzig University

Overview

More detailed information can be found on this website.
Which print media
  • Items stored in the open access areas
  • Items stored in the open stacks
  • Items stored in the closed stacks published after 1920 (journals excluded)
How to borrow
  • Open access area and open stacks: Collect the items directly from the respective shelf by call number, then borrow from self-checkout machines or the service desk with your library card
  • Closed stacks: search the catalog and use the request button (delivery timeframe: Bibliotheca Albertina, Campus Library)
  • Loan period and renewals
Loan periodMax. renewalsMax. number of simultaneously
borrowed media
borrowable (= standard loan period: 30 days)630
borrowable (7 days)35

You can see how long an item can be borrowed directly in the catalogue. Please always check the loan periods in your library account.

You can extend the loan periods online in your library account.

Special loan conditions apply for lecturers and doctoral students of the University of Leipzig.

Exception: If a book you have borrowed is recalled, no extension of the loan period is possible and the book must be returned in due time.
We will inform you immediately by e-mail in the event of a recall.
Please ensure, especially in the case of longer absences, that the books can be returned on time in the event of a reservation in order to avoid fines.

Online ressources
  • e-books
  • e-journals and -articles
  • databases
  • digitized materials
How to access
  • use our library computers
  • connect your device with our wi-fi (eduroam)
  • remote access: connect to the university network via VPN or use institutional login (please note that not all platforms can be used with an institutional login yet)
    exeption: Ebook Central:
    • library login mandatory
    • virtuel loans are offered free of charge
Which media
  • Items stored in the open access areas marked with a red dot (non-circulating collection)
  • Items published before 1920
  • Items in course reserves
  • Micro­forms: microfiche and microfilm
  • Journals and newspapers
How to find the items
  • Open access area: Collect the items directly from the respective shelf by call number
  • Closed stacks: Search the catalog and use the request button.
  • Please collect and return requested items at the service­ desks (delivery timeframe: Bibliotheca Albertina, Campus Library)
  • Reading devices for microforms are available in Bibliotheca Albertina and Campus Library; printing and saving to USB Flash Drive is possible