University Library

Computer Workstations & Software

Computer work stations

There are about 115 computer workstations in the Central Library. At these computer workstations you can search our catalog without registration.

To get unrestricted access to search in all of the University Library’s online resources and the Internet, you need a library card and an one-time registration. Registration is possible at any computer workstation.

The computer workstations are located on the ground floor and on floors 1-4.

Hardware features: Front-facing USB ports

Further information about using the Internet at the computer workstations


The following programs are available at the computer workstations:

  • LibreOffice for word processing
  • Citavi Web Version

TU members who sign on to Windows can also access the following programs:

  • IBM SPSS Statistics Premium
  • Matlab
  • Citavi 
  • Zotero
  • Microsoft Office

Monitors for your own laptop

The Central Library is equipped with about 70 stations with monitors you can connect to your laptop. You can connect your laptop to the monitors via the available USB-C and HDMI cables. Other ports or adapters are not available.
Please note that access is limited to those programs and storage options on your own computer.


1st floor:

  • on the right next to the stairs in the back in monograph area AP

2nd floor:

  • on the right next to the stairs in the back in monograph area WI, 
  • next to the elevators

3rd floor:

  •  next to the elevators 

Citavi Campus License

Citavi is a Windows-based software for reference management and knowledge organization. Members of TU Berlin can use Citavi free of charge. Instructions and further information can be found here.


EndNote, a reference management software, offers a number of features and is available both as a desktop and web version. Members of TU Berlin can purchase EndNote at a reduced price.

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