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Summer Semester 2021: Information for TU Berlin Students

Studying in the Library

Use of Non-Loanable Material © Nadja Wohlleben

Use of Non-Loanable Material

In justified exceptional cases (e.g. final theses), the use of non-circulating material is possible on site. Please make an appointment using our registration form.

Borrow or Order Literature

© Alissa Eckert, MSMI; Dan Higgins, MAMS

FAQs on current services

The items in the Central Library (Fasanenstr. 88) are directly accessible and borrowable in the Open Access Area on the shelves, unless they are non-lending items. Items from the closed stacks must be ordered via the Knowledge Portal Primo. Further information, including department and special libraries, can be found in the FAQs.

© UB TU Berlin, CC BY 4.0

Scanning Request

Members of TU Berlin may request scans of book chapters and journal articles only otherwise available in the library’s physical holdings.

© UB TU Berlin, CC BY 4.0

Interlibrary Loan

Material not available in the TU or UdK library can be ordered via interlibrary loan by registered users.

© C. Gonzalez Benöhr

Express Document Delivery

TU members with a valid library card can use the Express Document Delivery Service (Express-Dok). It offers the possibility to obtain journal articles and partial copies of books that are not available in the TU Berlin holdings very quickly.

Accessing Online and Free Educational Resources

© C. Gonzalez Benöhr

Using Electronic Resources

How can I access e-books and other electronic resources in the holdings of the University Library via VPN and Shibboleth?

© C. Gonzalez Benöhr

Free Electronic Resources

... are freely available on the web for anyone interested. Here we list platforms for free, unrestricted literature and give tips on how to find open access resources.

© OERinfo, CC0

Digital Teaching and Learning Materials

Find digital teaching and learning materials, such as online courses, lecture notes, lecture recordings and more. We have put together a selection of relevant portals for online teaching and studying.

Getting to Know the Library

© C. Gonzalez Benöhr

Library Courses & Learning Offers

Take advantage of our online courses and tutorials on a variety of topics related to using the library, searching for resources, as well as reference and knowledge management. Get to know the library through a game app or book an individual course for your class or group.

© C. Gonzalez Benöhr

Online Tutorials

Short videos on library use, how to search for resources and reference management

© Philipp Arnoldt

Book an Advising Appointment

You need more in-depth and specialised assistance on how to find or manage resources for your research question? Schedule an appointment with us.

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