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Current information - September 15, 2020RSS

The wearing of mouth and nose protectors is mandatory in WU buildings. Masks are mandatory for employees, external service providers, visitors and students, and library users inside WU buildings. The mask can be removed at learning spaces in the libraries under the currently valid distance regulations.

Seat reservation

The University Library is open. It is necessary to reserve a seat. You can reserve time slots no earlier than 7 days in advance.

Seat reservation

Opening hours and services

Lending services

If you only need to borrow books, please use our services for borrowing books.

Additional services for external library patrons

  • Reserve a scanner in the Library for Law. Details

  • Apply for a library card. Details


Additional library services

Search the library catalog

Fit4Research - the WU Library’s eLearning program

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


Our search_bar will be reopen again starting with October 01, 2020 - just drop in!

Central Library - extended opening hours & Learning Sundays

August 31 - September 25, 2020 Mondays to Fridays 8am-1pm and 3pm-8pm From September 28, 2020 Mondays to Fridays 8am-1pm and 3pm-10pm; Saturdays 8am-8pm Learning Sundays: 27.9., 4.10., 15.11.,…

Seat reservation

As of August 3, the library reading areas of all three branch libraries will be reopened for a limited number of patrons. Therefore, it is necessary to reserve a seat...

OeNB Library for Social Sciences - Borrowing and returning books

As of July 20, books from the Library for Social Sciences can be borrowed and returned directly and without reservation from 9am-2pm...

Fit 4 Research Online Session “Introduction to literature search”

The University Library switches to distance learning and offers virtual courses. The Fit 4 Research Online Session “Introduction to literature search” focuses on finding electronically available…

WU Students
Borrowing - Textbook Collection- Literature STEOP & CBK - Reference Management Software
WU Faculty & Staff
Borrowing - Workshops & Consultation - Delivery Services - Open Access - Procurement of Literature
External Library Patrons
WU Library Card - Using the Library - Borrowing