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, 03.08.2020, the university library will continue to open step by step for all registered users.
From Monday to Friday, up to 4 users can utilize the PC workstations in the university library's carrels from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. after prior registration by e-mail email@example.com. A further 6 PC workstations are available in the open areas without prior registration.
Lending and return of media is still possible. A maximum of 10 persons (plus carrel users) can stay in the rooms of the University Library at the same time.
Reminder procedures remain suspended, borrowed media do not have to be returned.
Please wear mouth and nose protection in our rooms!
Admission is controlled by a limited number of baskets provided, which are disinfected after each use. Access is only permitted with a basket.
The use of scanner, copier and printer as well as the provision of media from the magazine is possible again.
Please remember the applicable hygiene regulations and the minimum distance of 1.5 metres to other people!
Please continue to make increased use of our electronic services!
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