Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Service category: Document Delivery

If you need an item that is not available in the Library’s collection, you can request it through Interlibrary Loan.

Please note our ILL Terms of Use.

Interlibrary Loan Request

Interlibrary Loan Renewal Request

Service Description

Service Point Interlibrary Loan

  • Questions concerning ILL items
  • Rush order processing
  • Order tracking including contact with other libraries
  • Processing of complaints, renewal requests,
    overdue fines, and replacement of lost or damaged items

Service Hours

24 x 7 x 365 (place an order or return items)
Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. -4:00 Uhr p.m. (order processing)
Pickup locations: central library and departmental library Helmholtzstr. 18

Communication and Information Centre (kiz)

Please contact us if you have questions or problems related to the kiz services:

Office hours
Monday - Thursday
09:00 h - 12:00 h and 13:00 h - 15:30 h

Friday 09:00 h - 12:00 h

+49 (0) 731 / 50 - 30000

+49 (0) 731 / 50 - 1230000

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Support Portal (Uni internal)

Service Points are locations where you can visit us personally.


Using self-service functions of the Identity Management System (IDM): Administer permissions, subscribe to services, change passwords.

IDM Self Services

Research in the library stock: monographs, textbooks, magazines, university publications, e-books, e-journals, national licenses, and the contents of the institutional repository OPARU.

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