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Holiday: Libraries closed on 13 May

Due to the official holiday, the University Libraries of TU Berlin and UdK Berlin will be closed on 13 May 2021.

Due to the official holiday, the University Libraries of TU Berlin and UdK Berlin will be closed on 13 May 2021.

Please note the Information on Restrictions to IT Services at TU Berlin as well as information and updates about library services.

Restricted services

Library services are currently restricted due to an IT attack.

Library services are currently restricted due to an IT attack. 

New website


Our menu and content have been completely overhauled to feature up-to-date information in a clear and colorful user interface. With this fresh design and several new functions, the site now seamlessly blends in with the new TU Berlin website.

We hope you enjoy using our new website and discovering everything it has to offer! Our editorial team...

Libraries closed on 1 Mai 2021

Due to the official holiday, the University Libraries of TU Berlin and UdK Berlin as well as the Department & Subject Libraries will be closed on Saturday, 1 May 2021.

Four Years of Publication Fund at TU Berlin

New post on the blog: "Publishing at TU Berlin" (German only)

Libraries are increasingly funding publication costs instead of acquiring published (e-)books or (e-)journals. TU Berlin has been running a publication fund with the support of the German Research Foundation (DFG) since 2017. The University thus supports scientists in financing articles in open access journals. A review of the publication year 2020...

Requirement to wear FFP2 masks in the Library

Pursuant to the most recent coronavirus regulations of the state of Berlin, all persons on campus are required to wear FFP2 masks. Community masks (mouth-nose protection) can no longer be worn in University buildings, including the Library.

Information Letter from the TU Berlin Crisis Committee from 31 March 2021

E-Journal "Times Higher Education" licensed

"Times Higher Education" is a journal that specializes in gathering news and analysis from the university sector. To access the content, TU members must briefly register on the journal's website.

1. Go to the website: To the Journal
2. Click on "Register" at the top right of the screen.
3. Use an official email address of the TU Berlin.
4. Follow...

Annual Review of the Publication Services Department

Recently on the blog: "Publishing at TU Berlin" (German only)

2020 was a complicated year worldwide. No one could have foreseen the developments. The Corona pandemic highlighted the importance of the free access to research results. It was a year in which science communication was discussed in public more than ever before. The topic area of scientific publishing received special attention. Suddenly, the terms...

Bibfeeling at home

YouTube premiere on 16 March 2021

Missing the library as a place to work? We are bringing the library to your home and airing a premiere on 16 March 2021 on our YouTube channel to help you work with focus. Using the Pomodoro technique, we work in a focused way in several 25-minute phases and schedule 5-minute breaks. The special feature is that you will be accompanied by different...

Application for a Carrel (single cabin) possible again

For the coming summer semester, single study rooms are available from 06.04. to 29.09.2021. The use depends on the current pandemic situation.

Applications may be submitted from 23.02. to 26.03.2021, 16:00.

Apply for a single study room

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