As a measure to control COVID-19, the library will remain closed to the public until 19 April 2020. This also applies to all library areas with immediate effect.

Cultural and scientific events cannot take place during this period. The lending of literature is no longer possible. The open access holdings are not accessible. Further information can be found here.

New: It is temporarily possible to register for the use of electronic media online

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