Closure of the Central Library & Change to a New Library System
Closure of the Central Library: July 29through Tuesday, August 15, 2017 & Change to a New Library System: July 28 to Sunday, August 20, 2017: borrowing or requesting books will be unavailable
Due to maintenance and cleaning work, the Central Library will remain closed from Saturday, July 29, 2017 through Tuesday, August 15, 2017. The other libraries will open as usual.
Opening hours of all libraries on campus
WU students will have unrestricted access to our databases, eBooks, and eJournals during the time the library will be closed. You can access these resources on campus or from off-campus, by means of remote access.
The WU University Library will change to a new library system in the period from Friday, July 28, 2017 to Sunday, August 20, 2017. Please note that some of our services for borrowing or requesting books will be unavailable during this period. You will receive information about the new library system in a separate e-mail. Information is also availale on our webpage.
The self-service checkout machines will be unavailable. This means that loans will not be possible.
The self-service book return machine will be unavailable. However, borrowing periods will be adjusted to make sure that no materials need to be returned during the time the Library is closed.
Holds and requests
In the period from Thursday, July 27, to Sunday, August 20, it will not be possible to request books from the library catalog or place holds on books to reserve them. The last day for requesting books from the catalog or placing books on hold will be Wednesday, July 26.
Inter-library loans & document delivery
In the period from Thursday, July 27, to Sunday, August 20, it will not be possible to make requests for inter-library loans and document delivery service. The last day requests will be Wednesday, July 26.
Issuing of library cards
The issuing of library cards is not possible on Friday, July 28 and from Wednesday, August 16, to Friday, August 18, 2017.
|Friday, July 28||The issuing of library cards is not possible|
|Saturday, July 29, to Tuesday, August 15||Central Library closed|
|Thursday, July 27, to Sunday, August 20||No hold requests, no requests for books from the library catalog, no inter-library loan, no document delivery|
|Friday, July 28, to Sunday, August 20||No loans|
|Wednesday, August 16, to Friday, August 18||The issuing of library cards is not possible|
Support and contact
If you have any questions or encounter any problems during the time the library is closed, please contact us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
On the University Library’s eLearning pages, you can find online information materials on how to search for literature and how to use our digital resources.
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