Library A to Z
Is a standardized formal specification about a publication. In the case of a book, these are, for example, title, author, place of publication, publisher, year of publication, number of pages, ISBN.
It forms the basic structure of every literature reference, bibliography or bibliographic database. The exact elements to be included in the bibliographical descriptions are determined by citation regulations in the scientific field and by special regulations in libraries and documentation.
Is the right to use an electronic service (database or electronic journal) throughout a university.
Access authorisation is usually controlled by the IP addresses of the computers from which access is gained. Since universities have connected IP areas, a database with a campus license is automatically activated for all computers connected to the university network. In addition, university members can access the products by dialing into the university server at home (VPN).
Individual work booths can be used by students and staff of the university for scientific work. They are located on the upper floors of the university library.
The carrels can be reserved at the lending desk for a period of 5 opening days. The period of use can be extended (in case of low demand) from 2 opening days before expiry.
The key can be obtained by handing in the GreenCard or the library card (deposit) at the lending desk. If you use the Carrel for several days, you can leave your working materials in the Carrel overnight. Carrels must be cleared on the last day of use.
Please let us know if you no longer need the carrels so that others can use them as well.
This is a special software for literature management and knowledge organization. It enables the administration and further processing of literature references, quotations and bibliographical references electronically.
Citavi offers the following functions:
- References found in databases and online catalogues can be transferred to the literature management program (direct import of data records).
- References can be transferred from the literature management program to your own files (direct export of data records)
- Source references can be formatted in common output formats
- automatic creation of bibliographies
- search options
- Input options for quotations and own comments
The link to the current version can be found here.
You can use the training offers (to use Citavi) of the university library.
For inquiries regarding the university library, services, databases and other offers, please contact us by telephone at 0049/3334/657201 or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.orgMore information about the team and accessibility here
Are large collection of electronically stored data that can be retrieved by computer. In order for this query to be efficient, the data is structured into data records and data fields.
A database is the electronic form of a card index box. One can imagine a database as an extensive table. The individual data records then correspond to the table rows and the data fields to the cells of the table.
The licensed databases of the university library can be found here and are available for independent, free research on the homepage.
Access for university members from outside is also possible via VPN.
Journal published as a network publication. Electronic journals appear either parallel to a journal, which is also available in printed form, or exclusively electronically. Scientific electronic journals of all subject areas are listed in the Electronic Journals Library (EZB).
The e-journals of the university library can be obtained via SpringerLink or via the journal overview.
Is software that supports the
provision and use of electronic learning content and includes tools for
collaborative work and user management. It usually forms the technical
core of a complex web-based e-learning infrastructure.
In contrast to teaching and educational content offered purely via the Internet, a learning platform usually has the following functions:
- Administration and assignment of rights: administration of users (course author / course participants) and course content
- Tools for creating course content
- Communication (e.g. chat) and learning tools (e.g. notebook, calendar, bulletin board)
- Presentation of course content, learning objects and media in a network-compatible browser
- Evaluation and assessment possibilities
- Example: EMMA+
It is a database that records scientific electronic journals of all subject areas.
In addition to free, freely accessible services, users can also access journals licensed from their home library. In the case of unlicensed journals, it is usually possible to view the tables of contents and acquire articles for a fee directly from the publisher or, if necessary, via interlibrary loan.
You will receive information by e-mail on current loans (deadlines, reservations, etc.). This process is automated, i.e. if a system error occurs, you do not receive any e-mails.
News: changed opening hours (only limited), events (book flea market)
Use of the university library is free of charge.If the loan period is exceeded, if special services are used (interlibrary loan and lockers), if media are lost or damaged and if the library card is lost, fees may be charged. Payment can be made in cash at the information desk. The fee schedule can be found here. The payment of fees is only possible until 18 o'clock.
Not allowed in the university library.
Exception: Water in transparent PLASTIC containers with screw cap.
This is directly accessible and contains both borrowable media and media that cannot be borrowed (reference holdings).
The displays and notices with site plans and information help you find your way around.
In many cases, handsets are not kept in the library itself, but in institutes and chairs. This offers scientists* the opportunity to place literature that is important for their research at their workplace, either permanently or on a long-term basis.
Handsets are usually marked in the OPAC with "HA + surname of permanent borrower". If there is an urgent need, lecturers can be contacted directly to request a short-term loan.
This is a service provided by libraries to procure non-existent media from other libraries within the framework of interlibrary loan.
Media that are not part of the university library's collection can be ordered from other libraries. For this purpose, you can use the online interlibrary loan via the OPAC or alternatively fill out the loan form available at the information desk. The costs per order amount to 1.50 EUR and are to be paid immediately after ordering (also charged in case of non-delivery of media). For copies with more than 20 pages, additional costs may be waived by the supplier library. Loan extensions are possible, but require the consent of the supplier library. Please apply for this at the university library 3 days before the expiry of the loan period.
On request the registration is possible for groups from 2 to max. 20 persons.
Introductory events for first semester students may be announced by the departments.Further information: here
Journals can be searched via the journal database (ZDB).
A first overview of the holdings of the university library can be found here on the homepage.
Journals can be borrowed overnight or over the weekend. Please note that there are late fees from the first day of the delay.
Current journals and issues of the last 5 years are accessible via the open access stock. Older volumes must be requested at the circulation desk.
The Library Network is an association of libraries in a region. The KOBV (Kooperativer Verbund Berlin Brandenburg) is the library network for Brandenburg and Berlin. A joint catalogue of all participating libraries, the union catalogue, is produced. The libraries work closely together on many services (e.g. interlibrary loan).
If you have not found what you are looking for in the online catalogue of your own library, you can use the union catalogue to find out which other libraries in the region have the medium you are looking for.
The loan is booked at the information desk and can be made upon presentation of the library card or GreenCard. Media from the open-access collection can usually be borrowed for 4 weeks. Special regulations apply to the textbook stock, which is marked in red and is lent exclusively to HNE students.
Media from the magazine can often not be borrowed, but can be used to work in the library. These are mainly journals, old dissertations or media from before 1900. There are also media from the reference collection in the open access collection which cannot be borrowed either. These are marked with a yellow sticker and the inscription "nicht ausleihbar".
Current journals can be borrowed overnight or over the weekend.
For the safe storage of jackets and bags. They are equipped with deposit locks and can be locked with 1-Euro coins or chips (chips are available free of charge at the information desk). Lockers can be rented at the counter for a period of 5 opening days. Late payment charges apply from the first day of delay.
Please note that unrented lockers must be cleared overnight and over the weekend.
Students can log in to the OPAC with their EMMA+ Log In data.
External users can log in to the OPAC with their date of birth (TTMM) and change this at any time after logging in in the "Change password" user data area.
This is freely accessible on the ground floor and allows you to read or work on your own laptop in a cosy atmosphere.
Daily newspapers and general reference works such as encyclopaedias and encyclopaedias can also be found there.
This is the library stock of the university library that cannot be borrowed. It is marked with a yellow signature plate that reads "nicht ausleihbar".
Use within the university library is permitted.
- Example 1. copy of a textbook collection
Students are automatically registered with the GreenCard in the university library.
Employees and external users can obtain a registration form at the information desk and require their identity card for comparison.
Upon registration, a declaration of consent is signed to the storage and use of personal data and to acceptance of the university library's user regulations. The minimum age for registration is 16 years. Minors must submit a declaration of consent from a parent or legal guardian.
Scanning with a book scanner or copier is possible under consideration of copyright. Both are located on the ground floor.
A USB storage medium is required for scanning. Scanning is free of charge.
References to texts, objects or facts on which a written version is based and which it may adopt in part. The indication of the source in compliance with formal citation regulations is of fundamental importance for scientific work and legally binding according to copyright law.
- Example: Gantert, Klaus (2016): Basic librarian knowledge. 9th edition. Berlin: DeGruyter.
Here you will find a guide to quoting.
Bibliography that comprehensively references the publications of a specific subject or scientific field. Subject bibliographies usually contain essays and monographs on the subject. Subject bibliographies are also increasingly published in the form of bibliographic databases.
- Example: "AgrarBibliographie" - a system. Compilation of the literature on the whole field of agriculture, forestry and food industry as well as the basic and auxiliary knowledge with papers.
It's the book depository of a library. The books in magazines are not arranged thematically, but according to access numbers (Numerus currens). In order to find a book in a magazine, you must first determine the exact location (signature) in the library catalogue. The magazine is not accessible to users*. Media from this area must be requested at the lending desk.
As a rule, the magazine is made available 2 hours after request. Orders placed after 3 p.m. or on Fridays after 12 a.m. will be made available on the next opening day.
All media that a library makes available for use and lists in its library catalogues.
HNE Library holdings: open access area approx. 70,000 media; historical holdings approx. 100,000 media.
In addition to introductions to the use of the library, the course also includes specialist training in databases, research, etc. (information literacy) are offered.Further information can be found here
Enables university members to access the campus network from outside the university.Further information is available at: Set up VPN
Enables university members to access the campus network with their own mobile device.
External users have access to a guest WiFi.
EDUROAM is available for students of other universities.