Co­ro­na-FAQ

The service counters at Campus Library, Murhard Library, and at the libraries at Wilhelmshöher Allee, at Kunsthochschule, Oberzwehren and Witzenhausen are partly open to a limited extent. We have compiled questions and answers about the currently changed terms of use for you. Whatever else you would like to know, we will be happy to answer by e-mail info[at]bibliothek.uni-kassel[dot]de or by telephone +49 561 804-7711 Monday to Friday, 10-18 h

All users have access to the six library locations:

Campus Library Monday to Friday 8-23 h, Saturday and Sunday 10-21 h | Service desk Monday till Friday 10-18 h
Murhard Library Monday to Friday 10-18 h
Library Wilhelmshöher Allee Monday to Friday 10-16 h
Library at Kunsthochschule Monday to Friday 10-16 h
Library at Oberzwehren Monday to Friday 10-16 h
Library at Witzenhausen Monday to Friday 10-16 h | Monday 10-18 h

Yes, you will find us at the service desks at Campus Library, Murhard Library, and at the libraries at Wilhelmshöher Allee, Kunsthochschule, in Oberzwehren and Witzenhausen. The service desks are open in line with the university's hygiene regulations:

Campus Library Monday to Friday 10-18 h
Murhard Library Monday to Friday 10-18 h
Library Wilhelmshöher Allee Monday to Friday 10-16 h
Library at Kunsthochschule Monday to Friday 10-16 h
Library at Oberzwehren Monday to Friday 10-16 h
Library at Witzenhausen Monday to Friday 10-16 h | Monday 10-18 h

Also, you are welcome to contact us further by email and telephone: info@bibliothek.uni-kassel.de | +49 561 804-7711 | Monday to Friday 10-18 h

Yes, at the six libraries you can pick up media from the open stocks and borrow them as usual. Media from closed stocks can be ordered via the internal loan system. You can also order any medium that is not in stock at your library location.

 

Yes, during the respective opening hours media can be returned at Campus Library, at Murhard Library and at the libraries at Wilhelmshöher Allee, at Kunsthochschule, in Oberzwehren and Witzenhausen.

 

Yes, you may borrow them again directly, provided they have not been reserved by someone else, or your library account is blocked due to outstanding reminder fees.

Renew the loan period via your reader’s account.
If that isn’t possible, please contact the user service. Please do return media after your quarantine and send an attestation of your isolation or a medical certificate via e-mail to: nutzerservice@bibliothek.uni-kassel.de

A limited number of work places are available at all locations of the University Library. Use our online booking system to reserve a work place.

 

Yes, you have access to the open stocks at Campus Library, Murhard Library, and at the libraries at Wilhelmshöher Allee, Kunsthochschule and in Oberzwehren and Witzenhausen.

Settling of reminder and book replacement fees is possible at the six library locations by CampusCard cashless payment after returning the books with fees. If you have further questions about reminder fees, please contact the user service: nutzerservice@bibliothek.uni-kassel.de

Yes, extending loan periods is possible via your user account and is recommended. There are 15 extension levels. Please note: each renewal extends the loan period for the following 28 days. Renewing twice at the same time does not result in a doubled loan period!

All media circulating can be reserved.

Media from other library locations can be ordered.

Yes, all reference media and other holdings not for loan are freely accessible for use and copying.

Yes, however the provision of those media may take a little longer at present. Please wait for the respective pick-up-notification.

Yes, all course reserves at the six library locations are freely accessible.

Outstanding reminder fees can be settled by CampusCard cashless payment at the six library locations after returning the books with fees. If you have any questions, please contact the user service: nutzerservice@bibliothek.uni-kassel.de

Campus Library Monday till Friday 8-23 h, Saturday and Sunday 10-21 h | Service desk Monday till Friday 10-18 h
Murhard Library Monday till Friday 10-18 h
Library Wilhelmshöher Allee Monday till Friday 10-16 h
Library at Kunsthochschule Monday till Friday 10-16 h
Library at Oberzwehren Monday till Friday 10-16 h
Library at Witzenhausen Monday till Friday 10-16 h | Monday 10-18 h

Due to transport and processing, the delivery may take a few days. Please do not come to the library until you have received the pick-up-notification.

The use of printed journal volumes is possible. The printer/copiers are available. Copies from journals at other library locations can be ordered via the internal loan system.

Use our online booking system to reserve a work place.

Lockable book trolleys can be requested by students in the graduation period.

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Current evidence suggests that transmission of COVID-19 through smear infections is highly unlikely provided that frequent hand hygiene is practiced.