University Library

Winter Semester 2021/2022: 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

Access to the TU libraries is only possible with a valid TU/UdK library card or TU student card. Learn more about the services of the University Library under pandemic conditions.

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Scanning Request

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

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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 Online Resources

...are available to all users free of charge and without restrictions. Find a list of platforms with free literature and our tips for searching for 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

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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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