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University Library

Customer-orientation and excellent services for our users are the highest priority at our University Library. A friendly demeanor and flexibility are what characterizes our contact with our users, we strive to attain a high level of availability and transparency, and place great importance on ensuring excellent service at all locations.

University Library - Wintersemester

Starting Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, the University Library will be open under restrictions again. Please refer to the respective locations for the current opening hours. There are some rules to be observed so that all specifications for protection against Corona can be observed, in particular the distance requirement, the mask requirement and a limitation of persons.

A negative rapid test (not older than 48 hours) from an official testing center is required. Alternatively, you can provide us with a proof of your full vaccination or recovery (this is not required at the time of book pickup/return).

Furthermore, the following emergency service applies:

  •     Information will be provided by e-mail or telephone.
  •     Articles from print magazines from our stock are copied within the scope of copyright and sent by
        e-mail as an internal delivery service.
  •     Databases and eBooks licensed by the university are accessible via VPN - we are expanding this service.
  •     More on researching full texts
  •     We offer some training courses via video conference.

How to contact us

Phone: 0631/3724 -2131
eMail: bibliothek-kl(at)hs-kl(dot)de

Phone: 0631/3724-7075
eMail: bibliothek-ps(at)hs-kl(dot)de

Phone: 0631/3724-5133
eMail: bibliothek-zw(at)hs-kl(dot)de


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Literature Stocks


Do you want to know what media can be borrowed from our University Library? Our online catalog allows you to search the media stocks of the University Libraries at all campuses. Furthermore, you can even extend your loans yourself using the online catalog.


Do you want to know what media are available in electronic form? Alongside our on-premise media stocks, we also provide a constantly growing collection of electronic media.

Inter-library loans

Do you require an item that is not in our University Library stocks? As we participate in the national inter-library loan scheme, we can ensure that you have access even to literature that is not available at the University Library.

Specialist information

Specialist portals

Are you looking for subject-specific literature or information, for example for research work? You can find quality sources of information at our Specialist Portals.


Are you facing the challenge of writing an academic paper? The Citavi software offers support throughout the entire process, from collecting and managing literature, to task planning, structuring your work, right up to generating a bibliography.