Central Library closed from July 26 to August 8, 2021

Due to necessary maintenance and repairs, the Central Library will be closed as a learning space from July 26 to August 8, 2021.

During this time, seat reservations or picking up of books will not be possible and new library cards will not be issued. Book returns will be possible during the opening hours of the building.

COVID-19 hygiene and safety requirements

When do I have to wear a mouth and nose protector?

  • When entering the library building until reaching your study place (incl. group workrooms and carrels).

  • When leaving your study place.

  • When collecting books at the library front desk.

  • When a library card is issued at the library front desk.

This applies to all 3 library branches (Central Library, Library for Law, Library for Social Sciences).

One of the following proofs must be presented to enter and remain in WU buildings.

Library Services

Important information for external library patrons

Seat reservations are possible. For the reservation you need a valid library card. If you do not have a library card yet, please register for an appointment to receive your library card first.

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Fit4Research - the WU Library’s eLearning program

literature research - finding your way around the Library - managing references

Update on reference management – EndNote

Even more reference management: In addition to the programs Citavi, Zotero and Juris-M, WU students can now also use the desktop application EndNote 20 starting with June 1, 2021.

New digital collection: Historical wallcharts

Have you ever wondered what nutmeg or black pepper look like under a microscope?

BIB-Insider: Reference management

Which reference management program is best suited to your needs? You have questions about importing references or need a particular citation style?

BIB-Insider: Literature research with Google Scholar

For which areas of research is Google Scholar suitable and what should you keep in mind?

Readings for STEOP & CBK

Are you looking for the book “Macroeconomics” by Blanchard? Where can you find the required readings for “Accounting and Management Control”?