The University Library is a generally accessible service facility for the transfer of media and information within the university, which also welcomes external students and other interested visitors. It provides media, workstations and equipment and supports users in their scientific work. The services are mainly aimed at students, university professors and employees of the university.
Gradual opening of the University Library
From Monday, 04.05.2020 the university library will open again step by step, only for members of our university. From Monday to Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.,
up to 5 users* can enter the University Library at the same time for a maximum of 15 minutes to borrow and return media.
Reminder procedures remain suspended, borrowed media do not have to be returned.
Please prepare your visit to the University Library thoroughly from home: research the signatures in the OPAC and wear mouth and nose protection when visiting our rooms.
Admission is controlled by a limited number of 5 baskets, which are disinfected after each use. Access is only permitted with a basket.
Please pick out the books yourself at the shelf and have them checked out at the lending desk.
Access to the scanner and copier as well as to the workstations, PCs and carrels is not possible. No media will be provided from the magazine.
Remember the applicable hygiene regulations and the minimum distance of 1.5 metres to other people!
Take advantage of our electronic offers!
All students and staff members with HNE accounts can access licensed e-books, e-journals and databases from outside the university.
To do so, you must first log in via VPN.
Our e-books can be found in OPAC or via Ebook Central.
Electronic journals can best be searched in the Electronic Journals Library (EZB).
Please contact us in matters not concerning the lending or return of media by telephone (03334 657 200 or -201) or
In any case we will find a satisfactory solution for everyone!
Extension, reservation, fees: to the library account