Lending conditions for WU Faculty and Staff
To borrow books, you need a library card. You can get your card quickly and easily at the library front desk in the Central Library or you can request one from the Service Desk Online. The library card will be delivered by in-house mail.
Most of our books are freely accessible and shelved in the open stacks. You can use the self-service checkout machines to borrow books.
How long can I keep the books?
The standard loan period for employees is 4 weeks. As long as no one else has requested the title and you have no other overdue books, 3 days before expiration of the loan period the library will automatically extend your loans for an additional 4 weeks. You can also extend loans yourself online in your library account, up to a total period of 6 months.
Where do I return books?
You can return materials either in the branch library where you borrowed them, at the self-service book return machine in the Central Library, or through the campus delivery service.
Borrowing Books from the Central Library (LC)
To borrow books from the Central Library (LC), department staff can use our Campus Delivery Service, which delivers books directly to the front office of the respective department.
Library Front Desk: +43 1 31336-4929