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Borrowing

Bor­row­ing Con­di­tions WU Stu­dents & Ex­ternal Lib­rary Pat­rons

In gen­eral books can be taken dir­ectly from the shelf and checked out at the self-ser­vice check­out ma­chines. Journ­als and news­pa­pers can­not be bor­rowed from any of the lib­rar­ies.

Loca­tionWho?How long?How many items?Ex­tend the loan period?
Cent­ral Lib­rary
Level 5 and 6
WU stu­dents
Ex­ternal lib­rary pat­rons
2 weeks15up to 6 month
Cent­ral Lib­rary
Level -2
WU stu­dents
Ex­ternal lib­rary pat­rons
2 weeks15up to 6 month
Cent­ral Lib­rary
Text­book col­lec­tion
Level 3

WU stu­dents6 weeks5not possible
Cent­ral Lib­rary
Closed Stacks
WU stu­dents
Ex­ternal lib­rary pat­rons
2 weeks15
order on­line
up to 6 month
Lib­rary for Lawno lend­ing
Lib­rary for So­cial SciencesWU stu­dents2 weeks15up to 6 month
Lib­rary for Busi­ness Lan­guagesno lend­ing

Lend­ing con­di­tions WU Fac­ulty and Staff

In­form­a­tion for WU Fac­ulty and Staff

Re­turn­ing Items

Cent­ral Lib­rary

To re­turn items to the Cent­ral Lib­rary, lib­rary pat­rons are asked to use the self-ser­vice book re­turn ma­chine located to the right of the Cent­ral Lib­rary en­trance. This ma­chine can be used whenever the build­ing is open, inde­pend­ent of lib­rary open­ing hours.

Lib­rary for So­cial Sciences

Ma­ter­i­als bor­rowed from the Lib­rary for So­cial Sciences can be re­turned to the lib­rary desk dur­ing the lib­rary’s open­ing hours. PLEASE NOTE: Only ma­ter­i­als bor­rowed from the Lib­rary for So­cial Sciences can be re­turned here.

Lib­rary for Busi­ness Lan­guages

Ma­ter­i­als bor­rowed from the Lib­rary for Busi­ness Lan­guages can be re­turned to the lib­rary desk dur­ing the lib­rary’s open­ing hours. PLEASE NOTE: Only ma­ter­i­als bor­rowed from the Lib­rary for Busi­ness Lan­guages­can be re­turned here.

Re­serving/Or­der­ing Books

  • Books which are checked out to other per­sons can be re­served on­line. NB: Books from the text­book col­lec­tion can not be re­served.

  • Books which are located in the closed stackes have to be ordered on­line.

  • Books which are avail­able on the shelf, can­not be re­served.

1. Use the WU Cata­log to find the rel­ev­ant item and click on the link Loca­tions.

2. Click on the link sign in and log on with you lib­rary ID.

3. Click hold/re­quest and con­firm your re­quest.

4. Log out of your lib­rary ac­count.

Pick­ing Up Books on Hold

Cent­ral Lib­rary

Books re­ques­ted from the closed stacks and books on hold ready for pick­-up can be col­lec­ted from the self-ser­vice hold­ing shelves. The items on these shelves are ordered al­pha­bet­ic­ally by the names of the pat­rons who re­ques­ted them. Pat­rons can simply re­trieve the books from the hold­ing shelves and check them out at one of the self-ser­vice ma­chines.

Lib­rary for So­cial Sciences & Lib­rary for Busi­ness Lan­guages

Books on hold ready for pick­-up can be col­lec­ted at the lib­rary desk and checked out at the self-ser­vice ma­chine.

Pay­ment of Fees and Fines

All fees and fines are paid by cash­less pay­ment at one of the two pay­ment ma­chines in the LC build­ing (located close to the Cent­ral Lib­rary en­trance). These ma­chines can be used whenever the build­ing is open, inde­pend­ent of lib­rary open­ing hours.

Con­tact

entle­hun­g@wu.ac.at

Lib­rary Front Desk: +43 1 31336-4929