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    Students in the library
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University Library

Students in the library learning room
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The University library is the largest learning and working place of the Campus Bielefeld. The library is divided into different areas: Quiet zones for concentrated quiet work, discussion rooms, computer workstations, learning places and reading corners. Library users can also use the available relaxation loungers for a relaxing break from their daily work and study routine.

For people with disabilities, chronic or mental illness, the University library offers various services to ensure that they can use the library services as independently as possible. These include user facilitation services such as.

  • the book provision service
  • reserved pocket lockers
  • waiver of interlibrary loan fees (only from GdB 50)
  • individual height-adjustable desks
  • large character keyboards.

Scanning and printing in the UB

Scanner in the UB
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The library has several book scanners that can be used free of charge and without barriers. The devices are located on height-adjustable tables, and the scanning process can be started by pressing a button or using a foot pedal. The font on the corresponding monitor can be enlarged using a touchscreen.

Scanners are located at the following locations (as of 04/2023):

In the departmental libraries C1, D1, T1, U1 and U0 as well as in the library in Building X. Exact locations can be found on the site maps.

In addition, print jobs can be placed at the library's PC workstations and printed in the library. The display of the printers is located on a swivel arm and can be moved to. Library staff will be happy to assist with printing upon request.

Printers are located in the following locations (as of 04/2023):

C1-220 UHG

V1 entrance area UHG

F1-203 Building X

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