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Current information - June 17, 2020RSS

At the moment the University library (Central Library LC, Library for Law D3, Library for Social Sciences) is closed.

RETURNING BOOKS: As of July 1, 2020 the LC building will be open again during the regular opening hours (Mon-Fri: 7:00am - 08:00pm) and books can be reutrned at the self-service book return machine located to the right of the Central Library entrance.

Reopening of the libraries

As of August 3, the library reading areas of the Central Library, the Library for Law, and the Library for Social Sciences will be reopened for a limited number of patrons. Therefore, it is necessary to reserve a seat. The reservation system will be online on Monday, July 27. You can reserve time slots no earlier than 7 days in advance. It is not possible to reserve and use the group study rooms and carrels.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you only need to borrow books, please use our services for borrowing books. In this case you do not have to reserve a study place.

Library services for WU students

  • Limited range of services for borrowing books from the Central Library (LC) and the Library for Social Sciences (D4). Please read the detailed information on our website carefully.

  • Digitization service for print literature (extracts) from books and journals available in the Central Library (LC) and the Library for Social Sciences (D4).

  • Inter-library loans and document delivery will be available as far as possible.

  • 3 color scanners are available to WU students in the Library for Law (D3). Please note that you can only use the scanners if you have reserved a time slot in the online calendar, with no exceptions. Please read the detailed information on our website carefully.

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Library services for WU staff

Borrowing books

With the access medium you have 24/7 access to all library locations and can borrow books via the self-service check-out machines. Scanners are available at all locations (take USB stick with you).

Procurement of literature

Information for external users

  • Limited range of services for borrowing books from the Central Library (LC) and the Library for Social Sciences (D4). Please read the detailed information on our website carefully.

  • Until further notice we can not issue new library cards.

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Virtual Library Information & Research Consultation

Sympol für Chat

Library Information: Monday-Friday 10pm-12 noon & 1pm-3pm.
General troubleshooting and questions regarding our resources. LINK to our online chat via Adobe Connect

Research Consultation: Upon request (rechercheservice@wu.ac.at)
Individual support for more advanced literature searches

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WU Students
Borrowing - Textbook Collection- Literature STEOP & CBK - Reference Management Software
WU Faculty & Staff
Borrowing - Workshops & Consultation - Delivery Services - Open Access - Procurement of Literature
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