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UB closes on Friday, October 9th, at 2 p.m.

Due to extensive testing and maintenance of the general technical equipment, the library will close on Friday, October 9th 2020, already at 2 p.m. We ask for your understanding!

Update of User Account System

On Thursday, 17.09.2020, an update of the user account interface was conducted. The changes affect the design as well as some new functions.

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Reduced Opening Hours during the Exam-Free Period


From September 14th,  the University Library will open

         Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The prescribed hygiene measures and limited services still apply.

Monthly Carrels Usable Again

From Monday, June 8th 2020, personal use of the former monthly carrels will again be possible in limited numbers. These carrels can now be requested for one to four weeks (using this web form). Further information can be found here.

Please note that carrel users are not entitled to immediate admission to the University Library during the restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, waiting times may occur. In this case, we ask for your understanding.


After being closed to the general public due to the pandemic situation (COVID-19), the University Library is reopening its doors on May 4th under compliance with the prescribed hygiene measures.

NEW! Open Access Monograph Fonds


Since the beginning of January 2020, we have expanded our service offering by a fund for supporting open access monographs. Using this service, scientists of the OvGU can fund the publication of open access monographs and anthologies according to certain terms. 

Contact person: Anja Matthes anja.matthes@ovgu.de, +49 391 67-58561

More details under: Monograph Fund



Last Modification: 17.09.2020 - Contact Person: UB IT Applications