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As of November 17, 2020 all branches of the University Library (Central Library LC, Library for Law D3, Library for Social Sciences) are closed.

Information about library services

Books: As of November 17, 2020 it is not possible to borrow or return books. Borrowing periods have been adjusted to make sure that no materials need to be returned during the time the Library is closed.

WU students can use our digitization service.

Contact: You can reach us by phone during the following time: Monday to Friday from 10am-12 noon and from 2pm-4pm. +43 1 31336 4990
If you have any questions or problems, please don’t hesitate to contact us:

If you have any questions regarding your research, please use the library's (virtual) Research Consultation.

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