Study Center from A to Z

Accessibility: Barrier-free access is possible from Lindenhof via the glass building House 22 (ring).

Acquisition requests can be submitted on forms available at the Reading Room desk.

Arrival: Information on travelling by public transport or car can be found here.

Catalogues and Finding Aids of the Archive: see Research

Catalogues of the Library: see Research

Consultations: see Information

Copying and reproduction facilities: Copies can be made on site from books and journals that are not older than one hundred years and whose condition permits this (catalogue room Haus 23). Older publications and archival documents can be photographed free of charge by arrangement and subject to special conditions. The photo department of the Study Centre also accepts digitisation orders. The costs for these commissions can be found in the fee schedule.

Depot Service: Archival material and books can be ordered in the Reading Room from Monday to Friday at 8.00, 11.30 and 14.30.

Fees: Use of the library is free of charge. For special services see Regulation of fees.

Holdings of Archive and library

Information: The staff in the reading room is available for information. Please register your request for specialist information or advice there.

Loans: The holdings of Archive and Library can be viewed exclusively on location.

Opening hours of the Reading Room (House 22):
Monday to Friday: 8.00–18.00 hours

Orders: Orders for archival materials can be placed on site or by e-mail. Books can be ordered online via the library's OPAC after registration.

Parking: There are no parking facilities on the site. Information on public parking spaces can be found here.

Publications: Separate permission must be obtained for the publication of reproduced archives and books. The costs for this can be found in the scale of fees.

The recreation area is located in House 23.

The reference library with modern research literature is freely accessible in the reading room. The classification system is located at the front of the shelves. Books that are no longer needed are handed in at the reading room counter.

Registration for use of the archive and library can be made at the reading room counter (Building 22) upon presentation of a valid ID document. Before using the library for the first time, an application for use must be completed in accordance with the Library Regulations. You can also register online and send the completed application form by e-mail to the Study Centre.

Research: The holdings of the archive and library can be researched online via the homepage of the Study Centre. In addition, the card catalogues can also be used on site for research.

Short-term loan: An out-of-house loan from the Reference Library collection overnight or over the weekend is possible in justified cases. Short-term loans from 5.30 p.m. to 10.00 a.m. on the following opening day.

Specimen copy: The Study Centre is entitled to request a specimen copy of works essentially written when utilising material orginating from the Library or the Archive.

Wardrobe at the entrance area of House 22: coats, bags and umbrellas can be stored in the lockers available here (€ 1 coin required), they may not be taken into the Reading Room and the Catalogue Room

WLAN: The reading room and the recreation area in building 23 are equipped with WLAN. Access codes are available at the reading room counter.